Call for Applications: DAAD Research Ambassadors in Egypt 2024 - 2026

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The DAAD Regional Office Cairo is pleased to announce the call for applications for the DAAD Research Ambassadors initiative.
DAAD Research Ambassadors are available to advise PhD-candidates, Postdocs, and young scientists on opportunities for research and funding in Germany. They are appointed for two years. Aim of the programme is to extend the DAAD’s outreach beyond Cairo and to build trusted relations with peripheral universities for joint activities, capacity building events, and to inform students and researchers in Egypt about Germany as a research destination.

DAAD Research Ambassadors promote opportunities for research and funding in Germany in their respective home institution, organisation, discipline, and academic community on a voluntary basis. This can take the form of:

  • Contacting departmental chairs and senior administration officers to share information about study and research opportunities in Germany, including DAAD grants and other organizations’ funding programmes.
  • Arranging an informational meeting on campus each academic year for students in their department and/or prospective applicants to DAAD programmes.
  • Providing advice and support to young scientists and potential PhD candidates interested in pursuing academic activities in Germany.
  • Submitting short reports at the end of each semester to DAAD with any important contacts made and meetings organized.

  • DAAD-Alumni.
  • PhD-holders, postdocs and/or senior scientists.
  • have completed a total of at least 10 months conducting research in Germany at the doctoral level or above.
  • are familiar with the current research landscape in Germany for their respective discipline.

  • Please take notice of the Guidelines and read them thoroughly before applying.
  • Sign them for acknowledgement.
  • Kindly send the filled-out form  along with the signed Guidelines on addressed to: Marketing Team for Higher education and Research
    (N.B.: Please also send any questions or remarks to this email address)
  • Submitted applications will be reviewed by the Team for Higher Education and Research and the administration of the DAAD Regional Office Cairo.
  • Applications must be received by June 24th, 2024.

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