Downloads & Publications

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This page offers an array of information brochures published by DAAD. For more brochures, magazines and information material, please also visit the corresponding  DAAD website.



Study and Research in Germany
Annotated Weblinks

Annotated collection of links on opportunities for studying or doing doctorates in Germany, on funding organisations and foundations, on research in Germany as well as general information on Germany.

Download: Study and Research in Germany - Annotated Links [PDF 1.24 MB]





Studying in Germany – A Practical Guide for International Students

Practical information on studying in Germany: Preparing for your study visit (selecting a university, admission, financing, application, entering Germany, accommodation), getting started in Germany (International Office, enrolling, taking care of formalities), making your stay a success (making contacts, learning German, working)

Download: Studying in Germany A Practical Guide for International Students [PDF 2.32 MB]





Parent’s Brochure “Studying in Germany. A Good Choice for Your Child”

Answers to 15 frequently asked questions for parents whose children are considering Germany as a place to study abroad.

Download: in English [PDF 1.57 MB]


Download: in Arabic [PDF 3.20 MB]


Download: in German [PDF 1.60 MB]



The German doctorate
A guide for doctoral candidates

This brochure for (future) international doctoral candidates shows the different ways to do a PhD in Germany. It explains the formal requirements, gives practical tips for selecting the right supervisor or doctoral program and presents funding and financing options.

Download: The German Doctorate [PDF 2.98 MB]


Funding your Research in Germany

The brochure presents 47 funding programmes of selected research (funding) organizations such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Max Planck Society, the Helmholtz Association and the Leibniz Association as well as some European scholarship programmes. It is aimed at international doctoral candidates, postdocs and experienced scientists interested in a research stay in Germany.

Download: Funding your Research in Germany [PDF 6.11 MB]

More Information: “Research in Germany”- Publications and Brochures

DAAD brochures and magazines about study and research in Germany

The DAAD regularly publishes brochures and magazines on studying and conducting research in Germany. You can download more publications here.

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