KAS Scholarship Programme

Scholarship Guidelines for postgraduate studies, field researches and other programs in Germany

Also available in Deutsch

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftungs India office offers a variety of scholarships for Indian students and professionals who would like to continue their education in Germany in a thematically relevant field to KAS, such as Law, Social Sciences, Media, Public Administration, etc. More information on KAS’ thematic priorities and activities are available on our website.

For scholarship applicants who want to take up a postgraduate study in Germany in a non-thematically relevant field to KAS India office can apply directly at the headquarter of KAS in Germany (German language skills are required).

German scholarship applicants are requested to apply in Germany.

Scholarship programs

  • Postgraduate Studies (Master) of up to 2 years
  • Doctoral Studies (PhD) of up to 3 years
  • Field Research of up to 6 months
  • Internships, summer schools/programs and practical education of up to 6 months


  • No age limit
  • Thematically relevant field of studies in which KAS operates (Law, Political Science, Macroeconomics and International Relations, Media, Public Administration etc.)
  • High commitment, excellent academic record and high social and/or political engagement
  • Scholarship will only be provided if the applicant fulfils all requirements
  • In case of acceptance: regular submission of a comprehensive report to KAS on a three-month basis is required

Application Process

Applications need to be received by KAS well in advance (3 months prior to program start). The following documents are to be submitted by the applicant in the first phase of the process by Mail:

  • CV
  • Application Letter
  • Degree and other relevant certificates
  • Confirmation letter of the applied for institution

After reviewing these documents and you are eligible for a scholarship, we will invite you for an Interview with KAS’ country representative.

For more details please contact Ms. Deepica Sachdeva.

Contact person

Deepica Sachdeva

Research Officer

Deepica Sachdeva
Phone +91 11 2611 3520
Fax +91 11 45506836
Languages: हिन्दी,‎ Deutsch,‎ English