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Government of Germany DAAD Scholarships 2021-2022 for Artists and Filmmakers in Developing Countries

These study scholarships aim to provide foreign applicants from the field of Fine Art, Design, Film, Music and Architecture as well as Drama, Direction, Dance and Choreography with an opportunity to complete a course of extension studies, without gaining a formal degree of qualification, at a German state (public) or state-recognized institution of higher education.

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About German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

DAAD scholarship in Germany is a private, federally funded and state-funded, self governing national agency of the institutions of higher education in Germany, representing 365 German higher education institutions (100 universities and technical universities, 162 general universities of applied sciences, and 52 colleges of music and art) [2003]. The DAAD itself does not offer programs of study or courses, but awards competitive, merit-based grants for use toward study and/or research in Germany at any of the accredited German institutions of higher education. It also awards grants to German... read more


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DAAD Masters Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of DAAD Masters Scholarship

  1. A monthly payment of 850 euros
  2. Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
  3. One-off study allowance
  4. Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

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

  1. Monthly rent subsidy
  2. Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family

To enable scholarship holders to learn German in preparation for their stay in the country, DAAD offers the following services:

  1. Payment of course fees for the online language course “Deutsch-Uni Online (DUO)” (deutsch-uni.com) for six months after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter
  2. if necessary: Language course (2, 4 or 6 months) before the start of the study visit; the DAAD decides whether to fund participation and for how long depending on German language skills and project. Participation in a language course is compulsory if the language of instruction or working language is German at the German host institution.
  3. Allowance for a personally chosen German language course during the scholarship period
  4. Reimbursement of the fees for the TestDaF test which has either been taken in the home country after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter or in Germany before the end of the funding period
  5. As an alternative to the TestDaF for scholarship holders who have taken a language course beforehand: the fee for a DSH examination taken during the scholarship period may be reimbursed.

Requirements for DAAD Masters Scholarship Qualification

Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the field of the Performing Arts at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.

What can be funded?

In this study programme, you can complete

  1. A Master’s degree/postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification, or
  2. A complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification (not an undergraduate course)

at a state or state-recognised German university of your choice.
This programme only funds projects in the artistic field of the Performing Arts (Drama, Theatre Directing/Theatre Dramaturgy, Musicals, Performance Studies, Dance, Choreography). Other DAAD scholarship programmes are available for applicants from the fields of Theatre and Dance Studies or for artists with a scientific project.


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Interview date, Process and Venue for DAAD Masters Scholarship

A special DAAD committee made up of professors from German universities makes the final decision about scholarships in the field of the Performing Arts. The decision is based upon written applications and work samples which have to be submitted (see: www.daad.de/extrainfo).


Documents Required for Application

Documents to be uploaded to the DAAD portal:

  1. Online application form
  2. Full curriculum vitae in tabular form
  3. Statement about academic and personal reasons for the planned study project in Germany (letter of motivation; 1 - 3 pages)


Application Deadline

October 30, 2020


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on www2.daad.de to apply

The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD portal. You are also required to send additional documents by post to the specified application address. 

For the application steps, click here (pdf)

For more details, visit DAAD website



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