Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Diens conduct for Sandwich Model Scholarships Delhi

INTRODUCTION

Sandwich Model Scholarships for PhD Registered Scholars of the DAAD Registered PhD students at an Indian university/institute carry out research for their PhD thesis in India and in Germany under the joint supervision of an Indian as well as a German professor. PhD degree to be awarded by Indian University/Institution Target Group : Scholars registered for their PhD (in any discipline) at universities or research institutes in India

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

A first class Masters degree. The PhD registration with a university in India should not be older than 3 years at the application deadline (1st October). Candidates must have a recent dated acceptance letter confirming academic supervision from a German Professor on the university s letterhead with a clear reference to the candidates research project . Candidates must be residing in India at the time of application. German language skills are not mandatory for application

CAREER PROSPECTS

The establishment of the erstwhile University of Cochin in 1971 was a commitment from the Government of Kerala towards the new scientific policy resolution adopted by the Central Government on 4th March 1958. The birth of the new University was with the specific purpose of development of higher education with particular emphasis on post-graduate studies and research in applied science, technology, industry and commerce. The University of Cochin was later reorganized as Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) in February 1986.

PAY PACKAGE

. Stipend of Euro 1000.00 per month . A lump sum towards air fare from India to Germany and back . Exemption from payment of university tuition fees . A study and research subsidy . Compulsory health insurance covered by DAAD . 2 months German Language Course in India - free tuition . 4 months German Language Course in Germany - free tuition, boarding, lodging plus pocket allowance during the period of the German language course in Germany (preceding studies/research) . Spouse allowance and additional rent subsidy . Supervisors travel (see appendix) Important Dates: Last Date : 01 Oct 2016
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