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DAAD Award for International Students 2019

DAAD Award for International Students!

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The award - worth €1,000 - distinguishes an outstanding international student or doctoral candidate who has excelled through particular academic performance as well as remarkable social or intercultural commitment.

Nominations should be made timely, since the recommendations from the Dean’s Office must be submitted to the International Office by 15 September 2019. The Rectorate will subsequently review the nominations and pick the awardee.

Application requirements:

The candidates should study in

  • a Bachelor's degree program (at least 2nd or 3rd year)
  • a Master's degree program (at least 2nd semester) or
  • be pursuing their doctorate degree

Those who have recently completed their studies may also be nominated.

Following documents must be submitted for the application process:

1. Nomination letter by the Dean of the faculty, International Student Advisor, Faculty Student Council, final thesis supervisor etc.

2. Tabular résumé of the candidate

3. Transcript of Records

4. Enrollment certificate

5. Proof of social or intercultural commitment at TU Dortmund University

6. One to three letters of recommendation from other parties, e.g. employer, previous professors, supervisors, tutors etc.

7. Motivational letter of the candidate or the applicant (briefly describe why you are applying for the DAAD Award 2019) 

The recommendations and application documents should be submitted to: Ms. Verena Wolf

Applications in original copy can be submitted personally at Room 212 or 209b, dropped in the after-hours mailbox at the building entrance or via postal mail to the International Office (Emil-Figge-Str. 61, 44227 Dortmund).

Applications in scan copy via e-mail to verena2.wolf@tu-dortmund.de


*Note: The DAAD Award is not a research award and therefore is not for the scientific acknowledgement of a doctoral thesis.

*The award money cannot be distributed among more than one person and cannot be awarded to DAAD scholarship recipients or to foreign students with a German education.

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Deadline: 15 September 2019



The event is funded by the Federal Foreign Office and the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).