DAAD Call for Scholarship Applications 2019 at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

Fecha límite de solicitud: noviembre 15th 2018

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), as a publicly funded, selfgoverning
organisation of the institutions of higher education in Germany, promotes
international academic exchange as well as educational co-operation with
developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programmes.
Como parte de la „ /In-Region Scholarship Progamme” DAAD offers scholarships for
Estudios de doctorado.

The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of
Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the
first line, without neglecting the public sector demand of academically trained
el personal.

The target group for scholarships are postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa
(excluding South Africa) with a Master’s degree who want to pursue PhD courses
in South Africa (In-Region scholarships). It has been agreed upon that DAAD cooperates with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) by offering up to six In-Region Scholarships for PhD studies at AIMS for the intake 2019.


  • have successfully completed generally a two-year university degree
    (doctoral candidates) with above average results (upper forth of class)
  • mostrar claramente la motivación y el fuerte compromiso
  • tener un conocimiento profundo del idioma de instrucción
  • have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at
    the time of application
  • must be nationals or permanent resident of a Sub-Saharan African
    Country, excluding South Africa
  • should generally be a) staff member of a public university, b) candidate
    considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public
  • Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are
    especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

Eligible Field

The /In-Region Scholarship Programme supports studies in subject areas with
strong relevance to national development.
The scholarships at AIMS are available in the following fields:

  • Ciencias Matemáticas

Lugar de tenencia

  • The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 6-8 Melrose Road, Muizenberg
    7945, South Africa; Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town, University
    of the Western Cape

Duración y Comienzo

  • The duration of the PhD programme is generally three years generally starting in January 2019

Applicaion and Selection Procedure
El proceso de solicitud contiene dos pasos.

Primer paso:

  • Los solicitantes deben solicitar sus estudios en AIMS utilizando los contactos y el método.
    that is prescribed by the institution. AIMS has set its own deadlines. AIMS will screen, pre-select (according to DAAD selection criteria) and short-list
    the applicants.
  • A detailed report consisting of the shortlisting procedure, the entire
    La lista de solicitantes, la lista corta clasificada y los miembros del panel de lista corta también
    be availed to DAAD. The ranked shortlist will contain preferably triple (at least
    doble) el número de becas que se han atribuido a la institución.
    DAAD se reserva el derecho de selección final.
  • Segundo paso:

Los candidatos preseleccionados deben iniciar sesión en el portal DAAD y registrarse
ellos mismos y presentar una solicitud DAAD.
1. Regístrese en línea a través del Portal DAAD (si no está registrado):
https://portal.daad.de, Deadline: 15.11.2018
2. Realice su solicitud en línea a través del Portal DAAD en la pestaña "Fondos personales" /
Documentos a enviar:
– DAAD application form duly filled in (available in the DAAD-Portal)
– Hand signed curriculum vitae (please use the European specimen
formulario en http: //europass.cedefop. Europa.eu), incluyendo una lista de
publicaciones (si procede).
– Recommendation letter by university teachers (PhD 2)
– Letter of admission of the host university / institution / network
– Certified copies of university degree certificates including transcripts
– Letter of motivation (if applicable: mentioning the planned research
estancia en Alemania, ver "Beneficios adicionales")
– Copy of the passport
– Declaration of acceptance from the academic supervisor
– Detailed and precise PhD proposal, including detailed work and time
Tabla (si corresponde: mencionando la estancia de investigación planificada en
Alemania, ver "Beneficios adicionales")
– Abstract of the proposal on one page (please include name and title
de propuesta

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAAD-AIMS Scholarships 2019



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