A doctorate student currently enrolled in his or her home country can approach a German supervisor as described above for the individual Ph D.
The applicant needs to be pursuing a doctoral degree at a Ghanaian university.
A Bachelor’s degree in at least second upper division, a very good Master’s degree and a last degree that has been awarded within the last six years.
In contrast to a DAAD Master’s scholarship, an application for a research grant is still possible when the Ph D student has already started his research or study, provided that the applicant has not been based in Germany more than 15 months to the date of application. Application letters may also be forwarded to the DAAD via mail.
offers a comprehensive register of all study courses that are offered by German Higher Education institutions.
Programmes taught exclusively in English can be found on the DAAD’s international programme database.
You will however be eventually contacted by a DAAD representative to select your most preferred in the event of a successful application. The application portal allows you to upload further documents for you application.
You can however not change your submitted application form.
The excellent academic and learning environment at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) where I was Guest Researcher was simply amazing and exacted the best out of me.
German academic institutions are indeed par excellence and that is the most exciting thing to discover about them.