DAAD-Information Centre East Jerusalem


Contact Us

DAAD Information Centre (IC) East Jerusalem

Tel.: +972-(0)2-62 62 106
Fax: +972-(0)2-62 62 108
E-mail: info@daad-eastjerusalem.org

Abu Obeida St. 2
Nuzha Building, 3rd floor
Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem
P.O.Box 20039
Jerusalem 91200

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The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest scholarship organization in the world. Focusing on the international exchange of students and scholars, it has supported over 1.5 million scholars in Germany and abroad since its founding in 1925. The DAAD

  • Encourages outstanding young students and academics from abroad to study and research in Germany and creates lifelong partnerships
  • Offers young German researchers and professionals the opportunity to study at the very best institutions around the world
  • Promotes the internationalization of Germany’s higher education institutions
  • Promotes German language, literature and culture
  • Supports developing and reforming countries with the establishment of effective higher education systems

The DAAD Information Centre in East Jerusalem

The DAAD has been active in Palestine since 1980s with a DAAD representative present in Birzeit University since the early 1990s and an Information Centre (IC) in East Jerusalem since 1996. The most important activities in Palestine are:

  • Information on studies & research in Germany
  • Advice on how to find a suitable graduate course and university
  • Information on funding possibilities (from DAAD and other German organizations)
  • Advice on how to prepare a successful scholarship application
  • Regular information sessions at Palestinian universities, schools and at the Goethe Institute
  • Keeping contacts with Alumni, universities and educational institutions in Palestine
  • Providing information for German institutions on the Palestinian higher education system