Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film: DAAD Scholarships

Study in:Germany
Deadline: 30 November 2017

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a PG or continuing course of study. The applications are open in the field of Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film and are open to International students.


  • Applicant must be an International student who has gained a first university degree in the fields of Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.

In this study programme, students can complete

  • Master’s degree/postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification, or
  • complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification at a state or state-recognized German university of your choice (not an UG course)
  • This programme only funds projects in the artistic field.

Duration of the funding

  • Master’s degree: 10 to 24 months

Value of the scholarship:

  • monthly stipend: 750 euros
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off study allowance
  • health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

Application documents

Documents to be uploaded to the DAAD portal:

  • Online application form
  • CV in detail (tabular form)
  • letter of motivation (1-3 pages)
  • Information about preferred master programmes
  • Letter of acceptance from the host university (If available).
  • University degree certificate indicating final grade(s)
  • list of all work that have been cited as samples with detailed information
  • Other documents which support the application (e.g. certificates of employment, proof of placements, etc.)
  • Copy of school-leaving certificate

To be submitted by post

  • Application summary, which is generated in the portal in pdf format and which can be printed out after the online application procedure is completed; (send 1 copy/copies to the application address).
  • One recent reference from a university teacher which provides information about applicant’s qualifications
  • A DVD or printed portfolio of work samples
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Fellowship Level Master’s
Country Germany
Subject areas Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication, Film
Fellowship amount Monthly stipend
Eligibility Open to all International students
Deadline 30 November

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