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Masters Scholarship by Institute of African Worlds (IMAF)

 Be part of a unique transnational MA & PhD experience in which you graduate from two prestigious universities in Africa and Europe. Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and Leipzig University in Germany jointly offer a two year MA program AND a three year PhD Program that takes Africa at its heart. Get immersed in an interdisciplinary and intercultural
environment that provides you with knowledge and skills required on a global job market. The program takes place in Addis Ababa, the political capital of Africa and includes an organized semester at Leipzig University, center of excellence for research on processes of globalization and area studies.

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About Institute of African Worlds (IMAF)

The Institute of African Worlds (IMAF) is an interdiscliplinary research unit (medieval and modern history, anthropology, political science, archeology) working all over the Africas. It was created on January 1st, 2014, from the Center for African World Studies (CEMAf), the Center for African Studies (CEAf) and the Center for Social History of Mediterranean Islam (CHSIM). IMAF is a joint interdisciplinary (history, art history, anthropology, political science, history of law, archaeology and geography) research institute for studying the African continent and its diaspora communities.... read more


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IMAF Masters Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of IMAF Masters Scholarship

  1. 1.800 € per term
  2. Applicants are encouraged to seek financial support / a scholarship from sources such as government institutions, employers, donor institutions or non-governmental organisation
  3. Partial DAAD scholarships and fee waivers are possible depending the study results

Requirements for IMAF Masters Scholarship Qualification

They are looking for talented students who finished their first academic degree (Bachelor) in social science, political science, history, international relations, law, humanities and economics with good or very good results. Students applying for this programme should have an interest in peace and security and global affairs.

  1. Academic excellence
  2. Motivation, academic potential and recommendation letters
  3. Match of previous degree with our Master’s course
  4. Work experience and professional qualification
  5. Language skills

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Documents Required for Application

  1. Application form
  2. Certified copy of high school leaving certificate
  3. Certified copy of university diploma
  4. Certified transcript of records issued by prior university
  5. Proof of language proficiency if English was not the language of instruction at your previous university
  6. Curriculum vitae (two pages)
  7. Letter of motivation
  8. Copy of passport


Application Deadline

March 15, 2020


How to Apply

All applications should be sent to;

Daniel Gebreegziabher Kebede, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Peace and Security Studies

Academic Coordinator

Global Studies: Peace and Security in Africa

Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS)

Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

T: +251-912374951

E: [email protected]

Dr. Claudia Baumann

Research Associate and Programme Coordinator

MA/PhD Global Studies: Peace and Security in Africa

Global and European Studies Institute (GESI)

Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany

T: +49-1606442924

E: [email protected]

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