Fully Funded DAAD Ph.D. Scholarship for International Scholars in Germany

The International Ph.D. Program for Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Rural Development (IPPAE) was first accredited in 1992 by the funder, the German Academic Exchange Office (DAAD).

The program is the result of a cooperation between the agricultural economics groups of the University of Hohenheim and the University of Giessen.



Scholarships Number and Award:

The scholarship covers monthly stipend about 1,200 euro for new Ph.D. students, airfare ticket, health insurance including German short-course fee.


Education Level & Subject:

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Rural Development (IPPAE)



To qualify for this program, you need to:

-be a citizen of a country on the DAC-List of ODA Recipients by OECD;

-have a Master’s or equivalent degree in agricultural economics or related science with a minimum grade of A or B. The award of your last academic degree must not lie more than 6 years before the application date.

-have at least two years of work experience in a relevant domain, before or after completing your M.Sc., but in all cases, before applying to this program;

-have a permit from your employing organization to go on a sabbatical leave; and

-be fluent in written and spoken English.


Required Documents:

Read a full list of required documents here


How to Apply:

Apply for the scholarship here 



November 30, 2018


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