DAAD - Country-specific Information on the DAAD Scholarship Programmes 2014/2015

Nigeria

Please note: You can find the appropriate announcements for the chosen programme in the DAAD Scholarship Database.

Application address
for the Provinces:
Sokoto, Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Kogi, FCT Abuja, Benue, Taraba, Plateau, Nassarawa, Kaduna, Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
9 Lake Maracaibo Close, off Amazon Street
Maitama
P.O.B. 5177
Wuse
Abuja, F.C.T.
Tel.: (+234) 9 220 8010/11/12; -805 880 8800; -706 410 8800
Fax: (+234) 9 220 8009

Application address for he Provinces:
Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Lagos, Ekiti, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Abia, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu, Anambra

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
15, Walter Carrington Crescent
Victoria Island
Lagos
Tel.: (+234) -1 280 9966/67
Fax: (+234) -1 280 9969

Further information and advice
DAAD-Lektor:
Hanna Schlingmann
University of Ibadan
Faculty of Arts
Department of European Studies
Ibadan
Oyo State / Nigeria
E-Mail: daad.nigeria.ui@gmail.com


Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists
Research grants to run for more than 6 months
  • Application deadline: 15 October each year
  • Parallel to the online application a complete hardcover set of the application documents has to be submitted to the application address.
  • Requirements: B.A./B.Sc. 2nd class upper division and M.A./M.Sc. Applicants from Francophone countries submit the Licence and Maitrise (mark: Assez-Bien), furthermore a DEA/DESS degree or Master according to the LMD system.
  • At the time of application, generally no more than six years should have passed since the applicant gained the last degree.
  • Applicants who at the time of application have been living in Germany more than 15 months cannot be considered.
  • Lawyers who wish to apply for a doctoral grant which requires a preceding LL.M. degree may also together with the application for a doctorate apply for a preceding LL.M. grant.
  • Intended field research phases have already to be mentioned with the application.
  • During the complete funding time a maximum of two field research phases in your home country (of altogether 12 months) is possible. During the field research phases the funding will be paid for a maximum of ten months.
  • This programme does not pay any research funding (assumption of the costs must be added to the application).
  • German language skills are not expected.
  • Please regard that the beginning of your grant can only be in April or October. As a rule, the grant is preceded by a 4 or 6 months lasting language course (selection date is once a year, generally at the end of January).
  • Instruction how to issue a proposal and further assistance you will find under this address: Guidelines eng or Guidelines fr.
Grants in accordance with the DAAD Sandwich Model
  • Application deadline: 15 October each year
  • Parallel to the online application a complete hardcover set of the application documents has to be submitted to the application address.
  • Requirements: B.A./B.Sc. 2nd class upper division and M.A./M.Sc. Applicants from Francophone countries submit the Licence and Maitrise (mark: Assez-Bien), furthermore a DEA/DESS degree or Master according to the LMD system.
  • At the time of application, generally no more than six years should have passed since the applicant gained the last degree.
  • Applicants who at the time of application have been living in Germany more than 15 months cannot be considered.
  • The Doctorate degree has to be gained in the home country.
  • Proof of enrollment as Doctoral student at the home university must be enclosed.
  • Residence in Germany is subject to a time limit of 24 months.
  • German language skills are not expected.
  • Please regard that the beginning of your grant can only be in April or October. As a rule, the grant is preceded by a 4 or 6 months lasting language course (selection date is once a year, generally at the end of January).
  • Instruction how to issue a proposal and further assistance you will find under this address: Guidelines eng or Guidelines fr.

Research grants to run for 1 month up to 6 months
  • Application deadline: 15 October each year
  • Parallel to the online application a complete hardcover set of the application documents has to be submitted to the application address.
  • Earliest commencement of the grant is 1 May.
  • Requirements: B.A./B.Sc. 2nd class upper division and M.A./M.Sc. Applicants from Francophone countries submit the Licence and Maitrise (mark: Assez-Bien), furthermore a DEA/DESS degree or Master according to the LMD system.
  • At the time of application, generally no more than six years should have passed since the applicant gained the last degree.
  • German language skills are not expected.
  • Instruction how to issue a proposal and further assistance you will find under this address: Guidelines eng or Guidelines.fr.
Research stays for University Academics and Scientists
  • Application deadlines:
    1 October for stays as of February of the following year,
    1 April for stays as of August.
  • Application address: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany resp. the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in your province.
  • An appropriate flat-rate travel allowance will be paid.
Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders
  • Application deadlines:
    1 October for stays as of February of the following year,
    1 April for stays as of August.
  • Application address: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany resp. the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in your province.
  • An appropriate flat-rate travel allowance will be paid.
Scholarships for Artists and Architects: Study Scholarships
  • Application deadline: 15 October each year
  • A complete hardcover set of the application documents has to be submitted to the application address.
  • At the time of application, generally no more than six years should have passed since the applicant gained the last degree.
  • German language skills are not expected.
  • Instruction how to issue a proposal and further assistance you will find under this address: Guidelines eng or Guidelines fr.
University Summer Course Grants for Foreign Students and Graduates
Application deadline: 15 December each year