The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) scholarships to international students of the MENA-region

For students who wish to study in GERMANY

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) awards scholarships to international students of the MENA-region to study at one of the over 400 universities in Germany. The scholarship program is aimed at international students and graduates who have acquired a university degree and who intend to complete postgraduate or master studies, doctoral studies or a research fellowship of at least three semesters at a university in Germany.

The call is aimed at people from the following countries of the Levant and the golf area:

  • Lebanon
  • Jordan
  • Gulf states (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Yemen)
  • Palestinian territories
  • Iraq and Syria

KAS are looking for students, who

  • have a university degree,
  • prove above average academic performance,
  • are no older that 30 when applying,
  • have good knowledge of the German language (B11 or B2-level),
  • are actively engaged in voluntary work,
  • plan to study a minimum of three semesters at a university in Germany,
  • possess a broad general education and distinct interest in political issues,
  • have a positive attitude towards democracy and human rights,
  • are open to develop their personal points of view and practice tolerance, and
  • are highly motivated and able to convince us of their goals in life.

The following application deadlines apply:

The application deadline is April 26th. All applications go to Ms. Kammann-Schaub, KAS Jordan Office (email:

Applicants who are invited to the selection meeting in Amman will be selected by May 20. The contact person for specific questions from applicants is also Ms. Kammann-Schaub.

More information about the scholarship and what it includes, can be found in the attached documents.