Dear Colleagues & Partners,

We are pleased to announce the call for the German Egyptian Research Short Term Scholarship GERSS for the academic year 2017 / 2018.

GERSS is a program jointly funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Researches (MHESR) and the German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn (DAAD) in order to finance short term scholarships for young Egyptian scientists in Germany. The target group of the program are researchers enrolled in MSc, PhD programs and young Post-Doctoral candidates. The scholarships may be awarded for a period from three to six months.

The scholarship shall enable advanced graduate students and young scientists to pursue part of their master’s, doctoral or post-doctoral research in a specific research project at German universities, archives, libraries or research institutes.

The GERSS program is announced once a year. The call for application is running as of the 1st of November 2016and the deadline will be on 15th of February 2017.

The application should be submitted online through the DAAD portal and 1 hard copy of the application summary should be submitted by post to the DAAD Cairo office in Zamalek. For more information, please refer to the following link:

Scholarship Database

The DAAD’s extensive scholarship database offers applicants a wide range of scholarships of all kinds.

In this regard, we will highly appreciate your support by disseminating this email to the GERSS target segments and all candidates who are interested to study and research in Germany.

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Amira Elwy.

Tel. +20 2-2735-2726, ext. 146

Fax: +20 2-2738-4136

N.B. Content of this announcement can be changed without prior notice.

With all our best & warm regards,

  1. Shash

CUFE International office Coordinator

Dr.-Ing. Ahmed Y. Shash

DAAD-Full PhD Scholarship holder

PhD IEHK Institute, RWTH Aachen Universität, Germany.


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