CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship Programme 2024 in Germany

  • Partial Funding
  • Germany Universities
  • PhD
  • All Subjects
  • International Students from China
  • Germany
  • 11/04/2024
Expires in
135 Days
CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship Programme 2024 in GermanyCAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship Programme 2024 in Germany

Description for CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship:

CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship Programme Offers Opportunities for Chinese Doctoral Students to Conduct Research in Germany

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) proudly announce the continuation of their joint fellowship programme, aimed at fostering collaboration and academic exchange between China and Germany. Since its inception in 2007, the CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship Programme has provided promising young Chinese scientists from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) and CAS research institutes with the unique opportunity to undertake research stays in Germany for a duration of 12 to 22 months. This programme is exclusively designed for candidates pursuing doctoral degrees in China. Under the fellowship programme, successful applicants will have the chance to conduct research at esteemed German institutions of higher education or research establishments, excluding Max-Planck or Fraunhofer institutes.

The fellowship includes a monthly scholarship payment of €1,350 from UCAS in the first year and €1,200 from DAAD in the second year, along with comprehensive health, accident, and personal liability insurance coverage. Additionally, a lump sum travel allowance will be provided to facilitate the candidates' travel arrangements. The selection process for the fellowship programme involves inviting candidates for interviews in Beijing in March of the subsequent year. A selection committee comprised of experts from both CAS and DAAD will oversee the selection process, ensuring the most deserving candidates are chosen for this prestigious opportunity. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit [Link to Application Portal] for further information on application requirements and procedures.

Degree Level for CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship:

CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship Programme 2024 in Germany is available to undertake PhD level programs at Germany Universities.

Available Subjects for CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Benefits for CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship:

  • A monthly scholarship payment of 1,350 euro from UCAS in the first year, 1,200 euro from DAAD in the second year
  • Health, accident and personal liability insurance
  • A lump sum travel allowance

Eligible Nationalities for CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship:

Students with Chinese Nationality can apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria for CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship:

Up and coming young Chinese scientists from a CAS institute or the UCAS who wish to carry out part of their doctoral research in Germany are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Application Procedure for CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship:

Submitting Your Application

The DAAD application process is entirely online through the DAAD Portal. The portal is open for submissions between November 6th and December 4th.

Required Documents

  • Completed online application form
  • Comprehensive CV in table format
  • List of publications (if applicable)
  • Detailed research proposal approved by your German advisor (signed)
  • Research work schedule (signed by your German advisor)
  • Confirmation letter from your German academic advisor
  • Admission letter to your doctoral program in China (if available)
  • Supporting documents (e.g., employment certificates, internship proofs)
  • University degree certificate with final grades (Bachelor's and Master's applicants in a successive program can submit an education certificate instead)
  • Proof of English or German language proficiency:English: IELTS (minimum score 5.5) / TOEFL iBT (minimum score 80)
  • German: DSH II / TestDaf 4 (all sections must be 4 or higher)
  • Mail Separately: Two recent reference letters from university professors commenting on your qualifications (follow instructions on the "Submitting an Application" tab)

Additional Information

  • All Chinese documents must be translated.
  • Scans of certificates, transcripts, certifications, and translations (non-certified) can be uploaded to the DAAD portal. DAAD will only request certified hard copies if you are awarded a scholarship.
  • The DAAD application portal is only accessible during the application period. Once the deadline passes, the portal will be unavailable until the next application cycle

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