Funding programmes for foreign alumni

Individual funding

Our alumni programmes provide ongoing support to former DAAD scholarship holders and offer them various funding opportunities within the global DAAD alumni network.

Scientific Literature Programme

DAAD/Norbert Hüttermann

Former one-year scholarship holders of all disciplines from developing countries and from the countries of Southeastern and Eastern Europe can apply once a year for specialist literature to help them advance their academic knowledge and qualifications.

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Small Equipment Programme

DAAD/Ausserhofer/Himsel

One-year scholarship holders from developing countries and from the countries of Southeastern and Eastern Europe, especially those from the fields of engineering, technology and science and from the agricultural and forestry sciences, can apply for a grant towards for purchase of small equipment and materials.

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Equipment Donations Programme

DAAD/Norbert Hüttermann

Applications for scientific and research equipment can be submitted by academics and scientists working at a foreign university who completed part of their studies or research in Germany. Applications should be submitted in conjunction with a concrete research or teaching project.

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Re-Invitations for Former Postgraduate Course Scholarship Holders

DAAD/Norbert Hüttermann

The DAAD can invite former foreign scholarship holders of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses to a study visit in Germany for up to three months.

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Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders

DAAD/Norbert Hüttermann

The DAAD offers former scholarship holders the chance to conduct research or take up employment in Germany for up to three months and maintain their academic and professional contacts.

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Alumni Special Projects

DAAD/Michael Jordan

Scientists and executives from developing countries who have researched or studied in Germany receive further training (one week seminar) at a German university to update knowledge and are subsequently given the chance to attend an international trade fair or specialist forum to make contact with potential research and business partners.

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