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Tanzania – Germany Postgraduate Training Programme – 2015

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Tanzania – Germany Postgraduate Training Programme – 2015

PhD and Masters Degrees in Germany


The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) is pleased to announce the call for application of PhD and Masters Scholarships for the 2015 Cycle of Tanzania – Germany Postgraduate Training Programme. This training programme which is funded jointly under the Tanzanian Government through the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), aims in particular, to impact on capacity-building in Tanzanian Universities through staff development. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates who qualify to undertake PhD or Masters degrees in Germany.


Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

a)Be a citizen of the United Republic of Tanzania;

b)Be an academic member of staff in a private accredited or public Tanzanian university;

c)Have at minimum, a bachelor degree second class upper division or equivalent;

d)Hold a good Masters degree having obtained an equivalent of a B+ grade or above from a recognized university institution (for PhD applicants only);

e)Have obtained the Masters degree not more than within the past 6 years (for PhD applicants only);

f)Be willing to undertake a 6 months German language course in Germany.


Mode of Application:

Interested eligible applicants wishing to apply for the scholarships may download the application documents at: 


Soft copies and hard-copies of duly filled-in application forms and other documents must be addressed to:


 Executive Secretary,

Tanzania Commission for Universities,

Garden Road, Mikocheni, Near TPDC Houses,

P. O. Box 6562, Dar es Salaam

Tel: 22 27772657; Fax: 22 2772891               

E-mail: es@tcu.go.tz

Applications end on Friday 15th May, 2015 at 15:30 hours.