Autumn Call 1 September till 15 October

Spring Call 15 February till 31 March

The German Egyptian Research Short term Scholarship GERSS is a program jointly funded by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and the German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn (DAAD) in order to finance short term scholarships for young Egyptian scientists to travel to Germany. The target groups 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.

There are two calls for applications annually, namely the autumn call (01.09. – 15.10.) and the spring call (15.02. – 31.03).

Kindly note, application is only possible through the following link

For more information, please check the GERSS info sheet available on the DAAD


For inquiries, please contact Ms. Heba Afifi 
Phone +20 2 2735 27 26  +20 2 2735 27 26