Sandwich Model Scholarships for PhD Registered Scholars

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst German Academic Exchange Service


The scholarship model allows registered PhD students at an Indian university/​institute to 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


  • A first class Master’s 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 candidate’s research project
  • Candidates must be residing in India at the time of application
  • German language skills are not mandatory for application****

****Candidates in the fields of Law and Philosophy must have a good
knowledge of the German Language.

To Apply

Application form to be filled up online. For list of mandatory documents required — click here

The application has to be submitted only through the application portal www​.fund​ing​-guide​.de.

Please refer to the Guidelines for online application procedure“ on the website www​.daad​del​hi​.org under the Scholarships and Funding section. After successful submission of the online application print 3 copies of the application summary” and send them to the address mentioned in the Contact person and address section below.

The deadline for submission of hard copies of the application summary” is 1st October of each year at DAAD New Delhi Office.

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