Fully Funded DAAD EPOS Scholarship 2025-26 (Apply Now)

The Fully Funded DAAD EPOS Scholarship 2025-26 applications are open. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers the DAAD EPOS scholarship. The Scholarship is open to study Master’s, MPhil, MBA, LLM, and Ph.D. degree programs in German state-recognized universities and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree. EPOS scholarship is one of the largest and most popular scholarships in Germany for international students. Every year high number of applications they receive. Explore more BS MS PhD Scholarships in Germany.

The duration of the scholarship is from 1 to 3.5 years (dependent on the study program). Germany saw a record number of international students. Around 458,210 students are enrolled. The EPOS scholarship’s next intake will start in 2026. The DAAD will cover all the expenses. After completing your education in Germany you can apply for the Germany Job Seeker Visa or Germany Opportunity Card that will allow you to look for employment. More information about the DAAD EPOS Scholarship 2025 is given below.

About DAAD Development Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)

  • Host Country: Germany
  • Degree Level: Masters, MPhil, MBA, LLM, and PhD
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Scholarship Duration: 12-42 months
  • Deadline: Each Course has its separate deadline.

Financial Benefits

The EPOS is a Fully Funded Program managed by DAAD. All the expenses will be covered such as:

  • 934 Euros for Graduates or 1,300 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments toward healthaccident, and personal liability insurance
  • Travel allowance and airfare Tickets will be provided.
  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of the family

Note: You can also apply for the DAAD EPOS Program on self-financing. If you have not been offered EPOS Scholarship then you can apply for a self-finance.

EPOS Scholarship Courses for 2025-26

All Courses with the university name, link, and deadlines are uploaded on a PDF File for the 2026 intake.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates have a Bachelor’s degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject.
  • Candidates have at least two years of professional experience.
  • Candidates can prove their motivation for a scholarship.
  • Applicants from the following countries are eligible. Please check the list of eligible countries.
  • The minimum requirement for IELTS is (6 bands). You can also check with the institute you’re applying to see if they require English proficiency proof.

Required Documents

Set down these documents and upload or send these documents with your DAAD EPOS Scholarship application form.

  • Completed and signed checklist
  • DAAD application
  • A curriculum vitae (Europass CV format)
  • One Letter of Motivation
  • Copies of your higher education degree certificates
  • Copy of your full set of transcripts of records.

Note: You don’t need to be accepted into the master’s program before applying for the scholarship. Please read EPOD Scholarship FAQs.

How to Apply for the DAAD EPOS Scholarship 2025?

The applications have to be sent directly to the respective University. Applicants sent to DAAD will not be accepted. The official Link to the website is given below.

From here please select your country and it will show you the application procedure and the requirements set for your country.


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As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network