The Iraqi-German scholarship programme will be run annually. It is aimed at candidates for Master’s and Doctoral studies. While the program is open to all academic subjects,applications in medicine are limited to non-clinical studies (e.g. public health).
The DAAD has established the Ibn Khaldun Scholarship Program with the aim of promoting Iraqi humanities and social sciences. Having faced challenges and gained experience in the past two years, DAAD decided to reshape the program format and offer an extended period of preparation.
The KurdDAAD scholarship program is run annually. It is aimed at Master’s and doctoral candidates currently studying at KRG universities. While the program is open to all academic disciplines, applications in medicine are limited to non-clinical studies (e.g. public health).
Mechanical Engineering Germany Iraq, or MEGI, is a partnership project between the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg and the University of Salahaddin, Erbil and the University of Technology, Baghdad.
The Centre for International and Intercultural Communication (ZiiK), part of the Technical University Berlin, under the direction of Dr. Nazir Peroz, has launched its programme as part of the DAAD German-Iraqi University Partnerships scheme.
BEEP is the catchy acronym for the University of Erlangen’s programme and stands for the Baghdad-Erbil-Erlangen-Project. It is a partnership between the universities of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Baghdad, Al-Mustansiriyah (Baghdad) and Salahaddin (Erbil).
Anyone interested in scholarships, studying or research in Germany can now easily keep themselves updated via DAAD Erbil’s facebook page. New scholarships calls, news on Iraqi-German university partnerships and much more can now be found at facebook.com/DAAD.Erbil
DAAD Information Center Erbil was founded in April 2012 and is a contact point for everyone in Iraq interested in studying or research in Germany. Counselling is offered in four languages: English, Arabic, Kurdish and German.
Five Iraqi students in humanities and social science have been awarded a DAAD/Gerda Henkel foundation scholarship for master studies in Germany. Prior to the academic studies, the students will be offered a pre-university course and intensive German language training, starting in spring 2014.> READ MORE
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Three years ago the first class of BaghDAAD scholars came to Germany. In the spring of 2014, the first PhD candidates will return to Iraq. We spoke with five of these potential Iraqi doctors and they told us about their experiences in Germany.