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DAAD In country 2016 Scholarship advert

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DAAD In country 2016 Scholarship advert

The University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is pleased to announce postgraduate (Master and PhD) scholarship opportunities to all Tanzanians and Citizen of Sub-Saharan Africa in the following study fields:


1. Food and Nutrition Security

2. Immigration and Refugee Law

3. Strategic and Peace Study

4. Climate Change and Sustainable Development


The Study will be conducted at the University of Dar es Salaam.


Application Requirements

In addition to the specific application requirements of the study programme/course you are applying for (which are found in the Postgraduate Prospectus in the UDSM website), please note the following application requirements:

a) The last university degree must have been completed less than six years before the time of application.

b) Citizenship of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.

c) Bachelor and Master’s degree qualification with above average results.

d) Proof of admission to the desired degree course or official letter assuring admission.

e) For PhD scholarships, the applicants must be a staff member of a public or private university (or candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment).

f) Applicants must submit the DAAD Application Form and DAAD Information Sheet for Students.


Equal Opportunities

Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with physical challenges are especially encouraged to apply.


Duration of Studies

Duration of study for doctoral degree is three years and for masters degree is two years.


Application Procedures and Deadline

Application guidelines and forms can be downloaded here:


1. DAAD Postgraduate Scholarship Opportunities. Click Here

2. DAAD Guidelines for In-Country/In-Region Scholarships, Eastern Africa –

    2016/17; Download Here

3. DAAD Application Form for In-Country/In-Region Scholarships, Eastern  Africa – 2016/17; Download Here
4. DAAD_Information Sheet for Scholars_In-Country / In-Region, Download Here




A complete soft copy must be sent to the:

University of Dar es Salaam

Directorate of Postgraduate Studies  

P. O. Box 35091, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Phone: +255-22-2410500-9 Ext: 2010

Fax: Fax: +255-22-2410078