The KAAD Scholarship


If you are interested to study in Germany in 2020, then we have some amazing news to share with you. The KAAD Scholarship-Eastern European Program is now accepting applications from outstanding students who want to have already gained professional experience and are want to pursue postgraduate studies or research stays in Germany.

This is a great opportunity for hardworking students who want to set themselves on a path to success and you shouldn’t miss out on it!

We also want to highlight the fact that the KAAD Scholarship-Eastern European Program doesn’t have a specific subject preference.

However, there is a certain leaning towards “development-oriented” studies that will help improve the home country of the applicant. With that said, let’s check out what are the benefits of being awarded a position in this scholarship program.

The KAAD Scholarship-Eastern European Program in 2020


  • Junior scientist and post-graduates, who work on PhD or Habilitation and plan a scientific stay in Germany (full PhD studies and master programs are also possible, if not viable in the home country)
  • Scientists and lecturers for short scientific stays (up to six months) in Germany
  • Scientific research stays for students in master programs (up to one semester)
  • Students who want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university

The KAAD Scholarship-Eastern European Program


  • are a candidate from a country in Middle-, East, and Southeast-Europe, from a Caucasian Country or Central Asia
  • have good German language skills
  • are Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination). Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to inter-religious dialogue.
  • Above-average performance in studies and research
  • The orientation of your studies or research towards permanent reintegration in your home region (otherwise the scholarship is turned into a loan)
  • Religious and social commitment (activities) and willingness to inter-religious dialogue
  • Eligible Regions: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Estonia, Kosovo, Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldavia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Hungary, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kirghistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Official Letter and Deadline

We are advising all students who are interest in this scholarship program to access the official website where they can find additional information about the application process. The deadline is June 31, 2020.

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