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DAAD Tropical Forestry Masters Scholarships at TU Dresden (TUD) For Developing Countries – 2023/24

You are invited for DAAD Tropical Forestry 2023 MSc Course. The course is taught in English at Technische Universit├Ąt Dresden (TUD), one of the 11 German Universities of Excellence.

Application Deadline: 30th October 2022

About the DAAD Tropical Forestry: Over many decades, the international orientation and socio-economic focus have made this 2-year MSc course unique in Europe. You will benefit from the international background of our research and lecturing scientists who supervise your field research in the tropics. In addition socio-economic and general aspects of tropical forestry, the course also includes specific topics of climate change related carbon forestry, agroforestry and land use change. Another plus: As public university TUD exempts students from tuition fees!

Students from developing countries are invited to apply for a DAAD EPOS scholarship.

Type: Masters

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a university degree (at least B.Sc. or an equivalent degree) in forestry, or in a related field like agriculture, horticulture, land-use or regional planning, geography, water management/hydrology, biology, ecology, regional development or governance of natural resources. Moreover, applicants need proficiency in the English language (TOEFL 80 iTB (550 PBT, 213 CBT) or IELTS 6.0, certificate), if English is not the native language or medium of instruction during BSc (please attach an attestation to your application files). Courses start in October every year (winter term).

Eligible Countries: Students from developing countries are invited to apply

To be Taken at (Country): Germany

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

Under certain circumstances, DAAD Tropical Forestry scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family

Duration of Award: 2 years

How to Apply for DAAD Tropical Forestry:

You can find the DAAD application form, and all further required documents are listed in the table below. We recommend you submit the complete set of application documents to our students’ tutor (, who will check them for completeness. In case of a complete application, you will be asked by the tutor to send all documents via post to the institute (address see here).

Important Information: If applying to more than one course, please list courses in order of priority in the DAAD application forms and do not change these priorities in the respective application. When applying for more than one postgraduate course (maximum 3 courses), you have to submit one motivation letter explaining why you are applying for these specific courses and why you chose that priority.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.


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