Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria  



Candidates should be scientists, academics or admin staff working at a governmental or private university or research institute in Egypt (or affiliated to these institutions) as well as admin staff of ministries. Typical candidates are those either working in an international environment or who possibly will work with international scientists in the future. Undergraduates can be accepted exceptionally after referring to the DKA Coordinator.



  • Candidates should have a very good command of the English language.


  • Candidates should meet the target group required for the module (Master, PhD holder or Post Doc.)


  • Maximum number of accepted candidates is 25 and 5 candidates can be placed on the waiting list.


  • Repeated participation in the same module is not permitted.


  • Each candidate may participate in 4 different modules annually.


  • Identical motivations will be disqualified.


  • Candidates should write a convincing motivation letter. Please refer to the points in the respective application form of the module.





We wish you good luck for your application and we hope to see you soon at DAAD Kairo Akademie!