Finding Scholarships

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

Please note:
The usage of the application portal is possible only to a limited extent with mobile devices. Please use your desktop computer. Technical requirements

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A print version of this announcement (PDF) is available in the further tabs (e.g. “Application requirements”).

The programme supports students from the UAE.

Who can apply?

The programme is aimed at applicants with a secondary education diploma or a bachelor´s wishing to take a Bachelor or Master

What is supported?

The programme funds participation in Bachelor degree or Master degree programmes at state and state-recognised universities in Germany.

Duration of funding

The funding period is at least 5 years (Bachelor) or 2.5 years (Master) and may be extended by request.


The UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research covers the following:

  • Monthly scholarship payments
  • One-off payment of travel expenses (outward and return flight)
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Payment of German language course and foundation year
  • Payment of semester fees at German universities


The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of UAE is responsible for awarding scholarships.
The most important selection criteria are the candidate's academic achievements:

More detailed information

UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

DAAD Information Center Abu Dhabi
Dr. Frens Stoeckl (Director)
P.O. Box 53975
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tel: +(971) 2 678 11 24


Status: Undergraduates
Country of Origin:
Only specified

The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.

Only specified

Restricted to the following disciplines:

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics/Natural Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Engineering
Further application requirements »