Application procedure

The application procedure follows the logic of the beneath shown graph. Applications can be submitted from January - March. Applicants who were not succesful in the first run may succeed in the second phase starting in May.


Target Group

In accordance with the political goal of a cooperative partnership between North and South, the programme is aimed at students as well as practical personnel from African and European countries. 

The programme offers added value to the following target groups:

  1. Full- and part-time administrative staff of governmental and non-governmental (NGOs) institutions and organisations in Germany, in African countries and other countries of the global North and South, in particular if they already have or strive for a role in international cooperation of all kinds.  
  2. University graduates from the global North and South who complete the programme as an additional qualification after a bachelor’s degree and after at least one year of professional experience.

In particular, people who are already active in administrations of international cooperation, political partners or implementing partners of projects, are eligible. However, the degree programme is not limited to the states of the partner universities, but is open to all students, particularly from African and European countries. Qualified graduates with at least one year of professional experience may by appointed the partner universities in Ethiopia, Senegal and South Africa. 

Entry Requirements

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified prospective students and want to recruit students with the very best acadmic merit, potential and motivation, irrespective of their background. We carefully consider each application on an individual basis, taking into account all the information presented on your application form, including your:

  • academic achievement
  • professional qualification
  • CV
  • letter of motivation

The entry requirements for the programme are the following:

  • bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study (such as political sciences, social sciences, law, economics, ...)
  • professional experience in a relevant field of at least 2 years
  • very good English skills (B2)



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