Objective

The aim of the programme is to support young scientists and academics in Aceh in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami and help promote capacity development. The scholarships offer young scientists and academics the opportunity to carry out a research or continuing education project at a state or state-recognised German university or a non-university research institution in Germany.

Who can apply?

The programme is aimed at outstandingly qualified young scientists and academics from the province of Aceh, Indonesia.

What can be funded?

Master's or doctoral degree programmes at select universities or universities of applied sciences in Germany

Duration of the funding

  • Master's degree: maximum of 2 years
  • Doctoral degree: 3.5 years, in exceptional cases 4 years

Value

  • Language preparation (German)
  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,000 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Lump sum travel allowance for the outward and return journey of 600 euros per journey
  • Book allowance per scholarship year (Master 300 euros; PhD 400 euros)
  • One-off study and research allowance of 1,500 euros
  • Single initial allowance (Master 375 euros, PhD 500 euros)
  • Tuition fee per semester (if charged by university – max. of up to 1,500 euros)

Selection

A bi-national selection committee made up of specialist scientists reviews applications.
The most important selection criteria are:
  • A convincing and well-planned research project which has been coordinated with the academic host institute in Germany
  • Academic achievements

Further information

DAAD Jakarta Branch Office
WWW: www.daadjkt.org/index.php?daad-scholarships

Application address:
Agency for Human Resource Development
of Aceh Province (BPSDM Aceh)
Jl. T. Panglima
Nyak Makam No. 8
Banda Aceh
INDONESIA
Tel.: +62-651-7552564
https://bpsdm.acehprov.go.id/

Information and advisory centres

DAAD Jakarta Branch Office
WWW: www.daadjkt.org/index.php?daad-scholarships

Please note:
To prepare and submit an application on the DAAD Portal, please use a desktop or laptop computer as the site’s full functionality is not available on mobile devices. Technical requirements

Currently you cannot apply for this programme. Please note the application deadline specified under the Application procedure tab.