The German Egyptian Research Short term Scholarship GERSS is a programme, jointly funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MHESR) and the German Academic Exchange Service, (DAAD) in order to finance short term scholarships for young Egyptian scientists in Germany. The call for application will be opened on the 15th of October 2019.

The target group of the programme are researchers enrolled in MSc, PhD programs and young Post-Doctoral candidates, who are fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the Egyptian Central Mission Department. 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 upcoming call for the academic year 2019/20 will be opened for application on the 15th of October 2019.

For more information about the programme regulations, please refer to the following link:

For inquiries, please book an appointment via the DAAD appointment portal under this link: