German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships


The German Academic Exchange Service or “DAAD” as it is known by its German acronym, provides support for over 70,000 people every year, making it the largest international exchange organization in the world. They offer grants and scholarships for undergraduates through faculty members to spend time in or conduct research in Germany. Some programs include intensive language grants, support for conferences and the “High Tech in Germany” summer program for engineers, graduate grants for research/study, a study scholarship for graduating seniors and much more.


There are multiple deadlines based on the individual program. Please see the DAAD Scholarships website for more information.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to undergraduates, graduating seniors and graduate students, in any discipline.
  • Open to U.S. citizens and many foreign nationals.
  • Language proficiency not required for matriculation in participating master's programs.
  • Independent research projects in the arts, humanities and social sciences typically require good understanding of German.

How to Apply

Apply on the DAAD website.

Campus Liaison

David Fertig, Department of Linguistics