The German Egyptian Research Short Term Scholarship GERSS is a program jointly funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Researches (MHESR) and the German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn (DAAD) in order to finance short term scholarships for young Egyptian scientists in Germany. The target group of the program are researchers enrolled in MSc, PhD programs and young Post-Doctoral candidates. The scholarships may be awarded for a period from three to six months.

The scholarship shall enable advanced graduate students and young scientists to pursue part of their master’s, doctoral or post-doctoral research in a specific research project at German universities, archives, libraries or research institutes.

The GERSS program is announced once a year. The call for application is running as of the 1st of November 2016 and the deadline will be on 15th of February 2017.

The application should be submitted online through the DAAD portal. For more information, please refer to the “Information Sheet” and the guide “How to apply online?”.

Kindly be informed that the “GERSS  Application Procedure” will be available under the “scholarship database” on our website as of 15th of November due to a technical problem in our website.

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Amira Elwy:


Tel. +20 2-2735-2726, ext. 146

Fax: +20 2-2738-4136

N.B. Content of this announcement can be changed without prior notice.