GERSS – German Egyptian Research Short-Term Scholarship Call for application from 01 November 2016 till 15 February 2017

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 2016 and 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: