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DAAD Scholarships to Germany

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Master in Germany:

Are you an ambitious young professional with a very good first degree not older than 6 years, have at least one year of work experience and want to further your career?

Mostly taught in English, the DAAD-sponsored courses are in the fields of Engineering, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Regional Planning, Public Health and Social Sciences.

  • For further details, check here.
  • For courses in the field of Public Policy and Good Governance, check here.

PhD in Germany:

Are you an ambitious young scholar with a Master's degree completed less than 6 years ago, would like to experience the Geman scientific world and earn a PhD from a German university?

  • For further details, check here.

Then find out about DAAD offers during our OPEN DAY at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on Saturday, May 21, 2016 (Maendeleo House, Monrovia St.) from 9 am to 4 pm. General presentations every full hour (starting at 10am) individual consultations throughout.

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Higher Education in Germany

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Boost your international career in Germany with the Esslingen MBA

Esslingen Campus2Alumna Dr. Grace Ng-Krülle, MBA 1999, now a Research Fellow at Solution Forest in Australia wrote:

"The Esslingen MBA is a melting pot of culture, a platform for brainstorming ideas and for building relationships that cut across conventional borders."

Esslingen: one of the first MBA programs in Germany providing top-notch business education.

The Esslingen MBA allows students to study in one of the most industrial regions in Europe. All master's classes are taught in English by highly qualified professors or professionally qualified instructors with rich business experience. Our MBA is well connected to, and well supported by, corporations such as Bosch, Daimler and Festo. Small class sizes of 25 provide students with an optimal learning environment. An internationally diverse MBA class is one of our strongest assets.

It is also one of our greatest teaching tools that we integrate the varied individual perspectives of participants, the educational approach and curriculum. A close relationship to the industry enables students to learn theory and gain state-of-the-art knowledge, both inside and out of the classroom.

Hands-on learning activities, such as company visits and real examples are carried out under close guidance; students have the opportunity to study German and to explore the German mentality and culture by participating in excursions, cultural lectures and social events. Our programs are strongly sponsored by the German government.

Students receive an MBA valued at over Euros 30,000 for less than 5,000!

Graduate School, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
Flandernstrasse 101, 73732 Esslingen, Germany


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Technische Universität Berlin Campus El Gouna, Egypt

German Master’s degrees in Energy Engineering, Urban Development and Water Engineering, as well as IT for Energy and Business Engineering – Energy (coming soon) at Technische Universität Berlin Campus El Gouna

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Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, established a satellite Campus in El Gouna to act as an academic hub and research center at the Red Sea in Egypt. TU Berlin Campus El Gouna currently conducts the following advanced Master’s degree programs in:

  • Energy Engineering
  • Urban Development
  • Water Engineering
  • IT for Energy (coming soon)
  • Business Engineering – Energy (coming soon)

TU Berlin Campus El Gouna was founded as a nonprofit Public-Private-Partnership between TU Berlin, Orascom Development Holding, and Sawiris Foundation for Social Development. Teaching and research are conducted by staff of Technische Universität Berlin and international experts under German regulations for higher education.

The exceptional location of TU Berlin Campus El Gouna provides a state-of-the-art environment for studying and research, while serving as a bridge for scientific and intercultural exchange between Europe, the MENA region, and the other parts of the world.

All two-year programs comprise 120 Credit Points (ECTS) and are taught in English. Students graduate with a full Master’s degree by Technische Universität Berlin. Next to their study time in El Gouna, they spend up to one year at TU Berlin’s mother campus in Germany.

Deadline for application: 31 May 2016

For more information, please visit:


Download the student information brochure (pdf)



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Master Studies in Berlin - Getting Closer to your Goals!

Berlin MBA - Master of Business Administration

  • 15-month full-time programme, start in September
  • Taught in English
  • Career development service
  • For ambitious university graduates with 3 years of work experience
  • Study visits to Asia, USA, UK, Europe
  • Strong focus on leadership
  • Tuition fee: € 17.500
  • Specialization pathways: European Management, European-Asian Management, Transatlantic Management


Master International Business Management

  • 15-month full-time programme, start in September
  • Taught in English
  • For prospective students with an undergraduate degree and 1 year of work experience
  • Study Visit to London
  • Study exchange at internationally recognised partner universities offered
  • Personal development module
  • International Management Focus
  • Tuition Fee: € 12.900
  • Specialization modules: International Management, International Tourism


Master Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies

  • 4-terms study programme, start in October
  • Taught in English
  • Study place: Berlin, Germany and Chengdu, China
  • Double degree available on request
  • Tuition Fee: 9.800 €


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International M.A. Programme
Intercultural Communication and European Studies (ICEUS)

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In short:

  • Programme duration: 4 semesters (24 months)
  • Programme start: Winter semester (October 1)
  • Credits: 120 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English and German
  • International study group of 30 participants per year
  • Internship of ten weeks is part of the programme
  • Study trips to Brussels and Straßbourg
  • Admission requirements: Bacherlor’s degree or equivalent (180-210 ECTS), certification of good proficiency in German and English
  • Application deadline: 15 May for applicants from outside the EU; 15 July for EU applicants

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The programme seeks to prepare university graduates for careers in supranational or national organisations that are active internationally, especially in Europe. During this programme, participants will develop a profound knowledge of the European Union’s complex organisational structures, and the ability to communicate effectively with speakers of other languages and other cultural backgrounds. In addition, students will get familiar with the background, frame and future perspectives of European Integration. The students also acquire the means to deal with the special challenges of the enlargement of the European Union and the increasing economic and political significance of the European Union in a global context.

Pre Study (optional):

  • 1 semester of prep class prior to the start of the program (March – July)


  • Tuition: state funded, i.e. tuition-free
  • Semester fee: 300€
  • Living costs: 600-750€ (per month)


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Become a versatile industrial manager
through MBA&E studies at the HTW Berlin

The Master of Business Administration & Engineering (MBA&E) is a three-semester, English-language Master programme aiming at a technical management career profile. Typical graduates target positions in areas like production management, supply chain management and project management. MBA&E graduates often work at multinational companies and in international environments

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The MBA & Engineering at the HTW Berlin

The Master of Business Administration & Engineering (MBA&E) is your opportunity to gain the versatile skills needed for a career in industrial management. Choose one of four attractive specialization options (Automotive/Interdisciplinary/Lean Management or Global Procurement) and open up a range of new career opportunities. See further details at

Application, fees and contact information

For application instructions, tuition fees and further information, please see our website at Please contact our programme office any time at or +49 30 5019 2411


Programme structure and specializations

Our top priority is to help our students advance in their careers. The MBA&E curriculum provides a high level of employability after the studies. The programme rests on four pillars

  • A balance of solid management and technology skills giving graduates job market versatility
  • Four specialization options to allow graduates target jobs in specific functions or industries
  • A broad range of managerial employability skills taught throughout the curriculum
  • A Master thesis and an optional internship to enhance job-readiness and business acumen

In addition to the two core modules - General Management and Technology & Engineering, the MBA&E curriculum includes a specialization option that specializes students in an area of their choice. At the moment, the following four specialization options are offered:

  • Automotive Management. Drawing upon the experience of the German automotive sector, the specialization prepares its students for jobs at OEMS, suppliers and consulting.
  • Interdisciplinary Management. Prepares participants for the management of complex and interdisciplinary projects at the interface of technology and people.
  • Lean Management. Focuses on the optimization of production, logistics and administrative processes and applies across a number of different sectors.
  • Global Procurement. Prepares for the set-up and management of international procurement and outsourcing projects, covering technical, managerial and intercultural aspects.



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International Master in Project Management & Data Science
at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin (HTW)

Interested in the International Master in Project Management & Data Science at the HTW Berlin?

The English-language International Master in Project Management & Data Science at the HTW Berlin is your opportunity to gain the skills needed to manage international projects and independently solve organizational and analytical issues. The HTW Berlin is based in one of the most interesting cities in the world.

The HTW Berlin is the first university in Germany to offer an English-language, four-semester International Master Programme in Project Management & Data Science. Contemporary industry developments requires staff with the ability to manage high-level projects and the capacity to analyse and interpret large quantities of data. The master programme equips you with this skill set.
HTW Berlin graduates are ranked repeatedly among the best by the personnel managers of the largest German companies. The university is based in one of the most interesting cities in the world and actively contribute to its dynamism. The city is home to people from 195 different cultures and countries giving it a unique and diverse profile.

  • 2 year program
  • Taught in English / no German required
  • Balance of Project Management and Data Analysis skills
  • Interactive, practice-oriented teaching, cooperation’s with world-leading companies included
  • “All-round Care Package”
  • Programme starts: October 2016
  • Application Deadline: 15 July 2016.

Download the brochure (pdf)

For application instructions, tuition fees, and further information please visit our website at or contact our programme office (

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