The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a limited number of scholarships are available for outstanding AgEcon candidates from developing countries to study in Agricultural Economics in Hohenheim University, Germany.


DAAD scholars will receive a monthly stipend of EUR 750 over the two-year AgEcon program period and will do a two-months intensive German language course before the program starts. The German language course is an integral part of the DAAD initiative. It takes place in the months of August and September at the Language Center of the University of Hohenheim.

Selection Criteria

The selection for the DAAD scholarships is highly competitive. Only developing country nationals with at least four years of full-time university education and an outstanding Bachelor’s degree can apply. In addition to the general AgEcon entry requirements, scholarship applicants need to prove a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience. The graduation from university should not be longer than 6 years ago.

Scholarship Application

Download, fill and sign the official DAAD application form and make sure to include all required documents as described on the DAAD program website.

Unlike stated in the DAAD form, you have to send the application for the DAAD scholarship directly to the AgEcon coordination office at the University of Hohenheim.

Please include all the required application documents for admission into the AgEcon program (see admission requirements) and make sure to fill out the online application.

The application deadline for DAAD scholarships is December 1, 2016.

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