The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), as a publicly funded, self-governing organisation of the institutions of higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programmes.
The purpose of the programme is to promote inter-university co-operation through academic mobility and to enhance the quality of teaching and research at Sub-Saharan African universities.
DAAD is offering approximately 15 fellowships.
Call for Application

Who can apply?

Applications may come from all subject areas with strong relevance to national or regional development.

What can be funded?

The fellowships are tenable at any accredited Sub-Saharan African university.

Duration of the funding

The awards are tenable for a period of one month up to six months and are not renewable.


The fellowship consists of:
  • travel allowance
  • weekly allowance: EUR 300,-- (EUR 1.200,-- per month)
The fellowship is designed as a subsidy to the scholar’s current salary / study leave income. The travel allowance and the honorarium cover all costs arising from and in connection with the travel and stay. This may be, for example, visa fees, costs for health checks or vaccinations, baggage costs or luggage insurance and taxable charges.


The objective is to improve the quality and quantity of training and research at Sub-Saharan African universities and to promote the mobility of lecturers.
  • The host institution shall provide the local expenses such as lodging, board, local transportation and medical care during the stay.
  • The home institution shall maintain the payment of the salary and benefits for the duration of the fellowship.
  • The implementation of the fellowship should contribute to develop staff exchange between Sub-Saharan African universities.

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