Objective

The scholarships offer students from Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) the opportunity to complete a project work as part of their master’s thesis under the guidance of a German professor at one of the TU9 technical universities.

Who can apply?

Students from Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in the 2nd semester of their 2 year Master’s programme or 4th Semester of their 3 year master’s programme or in the 8th semester of an integrated / dual degree programme.

What can be funded?

Duration of the funding

7 months (from September to March)

Value

  • Scholarship payments of 861 euros per month
  • Payments towards health, accident and liability insurance cover
  • 4 to 6 weeks German course at the host university
  • One-off research allowance of 266 euros
  • monthly rent subsidy where appropriate
  • A lump sum travel subsidy

Selection

Applications have to be submitted via the DAAD portal. Simultaneously, the application documents have to be handed in at the Dean’s office of the home institution. Qualified applicants will be nominated and a ranking list will be forwarded to the DAAD Office in New Delhi. The final decision lies with the Selection Committee of the DAAD.
Results will be announced by May.

Please select your status and your country of origin in order to be able to submit an application.

Status and / or country of origin not on these lists?If your status and / or country of origin is not on this list, you cannot apply for this funding programme. In order to only see funding programmes for which you can apply, please select your status and your country of origin in the list of results.