Announcement of Master’s and PhD Scholarships under the DAAD In-Country/In-Region

The Addis Ababa University, Department of Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology hereby announce a scholarship opportunity in collaboration with German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). In the following filed of studies: Applied Genetics, Applied Microbiology and Biomedical Sciences and one of the fields available at Institute of Biotechnology (IoB).


  1. Applicants are strongly advised to read carefully the conditions for scholarships from Information sheet; DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies, Eastern Africa for 2015/16 which is available at
  2. Applicants note the following requirements:
  1. Research proposal (10-15 pages) and one page proposal abstract for PhD applicant
  2. Maximum of two pages letter of motivation(Master’s applicant)
  3. Scholarships Duration: a maximum of two years (Master’s) and three years (PhD).
  4. Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
  5. Applications must be sent to the Department of Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology  using the following address:

Admissions, Department of Cellular, Microbial and Molecular Biology,

P.O. Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

OR By e-mail: or

  1. In addition, a complete soft copy must be sent to DAAD via the e-mail:, containing the following:

  1. Application documents submitted for admission to the department of Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology,
  2. The filled DAAD Application Form and,
  3. All additional documents requested by the DAAD Information Sheet for Scholars. Available at

Deadline for applications: Saturday, 6th  June 2015.


General Information

DAAD Guidelines