DAAD-EPOS Scholarships for Developing Countries – MIDE 2024-2025, Germany.

March 18, 2024

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Bursary Description

DAAD-EPOS Scholarships.

DAAD-EPOS Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

DAAD-EPOS Scholarships for Developing Countries – MIDE 2024-2025, Germany. is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Masters level programm(s) in the field of international development studies, Economics taught at Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin – HTW Berlin . The deadline of the scholarship is 31 Aug 2024.

The HTW, which is the largest university of applied sciences in Berlin, provides an 18-month full-time Master’s degree course in “International and Development Economics” (MIDE) that is taught exclusively in English. The program is intended for students from developing and transitioning countries, as well as Germany and other developed countries who have a keen interest in the economic obstacles that “third world” countries face. Its purpose is to prepare students for work in fields linked to global economic affairs and development.

The Master’s program in International and Development Economics is designed for students who have a primary degree in economics/business administration or other social sciences with an emphasis on economics. Its primary aim is to improve comprehension of development economics, the global economic environment where socio-economic development takes place, and key sectors and policy areas that are important for developing countries, with specific focus on agriculture, financial institutions, and public enterprises. The program aims to cover both the principal theoretical discussions and particular modern examples of strategies, policies, and projects in order to understand the difficulties of formulating current development policies.

The DAAD supports the education of professionals from developing and newly industrialized nations through its postgraduate programs that focus on development. Trained local experts who have connections to international partners play a crucial role in achieving sustainable development in their countries. These experts are the best hope for creating a better future with reduced poverty and improved education and health for all. Scholarships are available for foreign graduates from developing and newly industrialized countries, regardless of their field, who have at least two years of professional experience. These scholarships provide the opportunity to pursue a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a German university that is either state-run or state-recognized. In rare cases, doctoral degrees may also be awarded, allowing individuals to earn a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.

Degree Level:

DAAD-EPOS Scholarships for Developing Countries – MIDE 2024-2025, Germany. is available to undertake Masters level programs at Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin – HTW Berlin.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • international development studies
  • Economics

Scholarship Benefits:

Duration of the funding

12 to 42 months (dependent on study programme)


  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 934 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family

Eligible Nationalities:

Who can apply?

Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience from the following countries: list of eligible countries

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates fulfil the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study programme in Germany (above-average result for first academic exam – top performance third, language skills)
  • Candidates have a Bachelor degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject
  • Candidates have at least two years’ professional experience
  • Candidates can prove their motivation is development-related and be expected to take on social responsibility and initiate and support processes of change in their personal and professional environment after their training/scholarship

Application Procedure:

Application deadline

The application deadline is 30 September (31 August for applications with DAAD scholarship) each year for the programme starting in April of the following year.