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.
KASP – King Abdullah Scholarship Programme • DAAD
Doctoral candidates/PhD students
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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.
Restricted to the following disciplines:
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The aim of the programme is to enable graduates and doctoral candidates to improve their academic and scientific qualifications.
Who can apply?
Only Saudi Arabian nationals with excellent grades
What is supported?
Participation in Bachelor, "Staatsexamen" and Master degree programmes as well as PhD programmes including study preparation period
Duration of funding
The funding period is at least 5 years and may be extended by request.
- Approx. 1,800 euros a month
- Health insurance
- One flight home a year
- Payment of language course
- Payment of semester fees at German universities
The Ministry of Higher Education in Riyadh/ Saudi Arabia is responsible for awarding scholarships.
More detailed information
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Higher Education
KASP – King Abdullah Scholarship Programme
DAAD-Lektor in Riad
Mr Michael Alszer
King Saud University Riyadh
College of Languages & Translation
P.O. Box 87907
Contact and Consulting
Please select your status and your country of origin to enable you to submit an application
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