Finding Scholarships

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.
Please also take note of our important scholarship information.

Please note:
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Objective

Based on an agreement between CONARE and the DAAD, university lecturers from the four universities Universidad de Costa Rica, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional, Universidad Estatal a Distancia and Universidad Técnica Nacional receive funding to obtain further qualifications in Germany with scholarships for Master's and doctoral degrees.

Who can apply?

University lecturers from the Costa Rican universities Universidad de Costa Rica, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional, Universidad Estatal a Distancia and Universidad Técnica Nacional

What can be funded?

Master's and doctoral degrees

Duration of the funding

24 to 48 months

The scholarships are awarded for one year. Applications for extensions must be submitted and will be examined by the DAAD Selection Committee.

Value

  • Costa Rican partners: monthly scholarship payments
  • DAAD:
    - Travel allowance, if not granted by the Costa Rican university
    - Initial language course in Germany (up to 6 months for Master's and doctoral candidates including accommodation and pocket money) or language course during the course of study
    - Health, nursing care, accident and liability insurance for the scholarship holder, if appclicable, health and liability insurance for the accompaning family
    - One-year research and study grant
    - Printing costs subsidy for doctoral students
    - German language course costs for accompanying spouses, if applicable

Further information

Information Centre San José
c/o CONARE, Apdo. 1174-1200 Pavas
Costa Rica

phone: 00506 22968231
fax: 00506 22968276
E-Mail: daad@conare.ac.cr
WWW:www.centroamerica.daad.de/es/25512/index.html

Information and advisory centres

Information Centre San José
c/o CONARE, Apdo. 1174-1200 Pavas
Costa Rica

phone: 00506 22968231
fax: 00506 22968276
E-Mail: daad@conare.ac.cr
WWW:www.centroamerica.daad.de/es/25512/index.html

Basic-Requirements

Status: Graduates
Doctoral candidates/PhD students
Country of Origin:
Only specified

The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.

Subject:
See list

Applicable to the following disciplines:

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics/Natural Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine/Agriculture, Forestry and Nutritional Science
  • Engineering
  • Art, Music, Sport
Further application requirements »