Paul Boniface Akaabre
Doctor of Philosophy in Planning (PhD)
Leasehold of Urban Land: Conceptions on Tenure, Practices and Influence on Housing Delivery
Study Scholarships and Research Grants are available for highly qualified graduate students, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines to study and carry out research at universities or research institutes in Germany.
Study Scholarships: Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master’s degree program at a German university or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate or Master’s degree program completed in the home country.
Research Grants-One Year Grants: Awarded to highly qualified candidates who have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant supported research.
Research Grants-Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral degrees/Cotutelle: Bi-nationally supervised Doctoral Degrees/Cotutelle are awarded to highly qualified doctoral candidates and graduates who have admission to a doctoral program at the time they begin their grant-supported research. The aim of this program is the funding of bi-national doctoral projects at the home university and at a university in Germany.
Short-Term Research Grants: Short-Term Research Grants are awarded for 1-6 months to highly qualified candidates who have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs).
UBC is a DAAD Partner University and may nominate a total of two candidates for the Study Scholarship and/or Long-Term Research Grant programs. To be considered as UBC’s candidates, applicants are required to complete the following tasks before UBC’s application deadline of 15 October 2021 at 4:00 pm PT:
1. Prepare and gather application materials
2. Submit to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies by UBC's application deadline of October 15:
Applicants in the artistic fields must apply directly to the DAAD Head Office in Bonn, Germany. Please visit the links below for application requirements and procedures:
Applicants must apply directly to the DAAD New York Office. Please visit the link below for application requirements and procedures:
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will oversee the university-wide competition that will select nominees to be forwarded to the DAAD New York Office. Applications from UBC students will be reviewed and ranked. Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria: the overall excellence of their academic records, their proposed plan of study/research, and the applicability of their proposal to German institutions of higher education, archives or research institutions.
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will forward a nomination letter indicating the ranking of UBC’s candidates and all reference forms received to the DAAD New York Office.
For further information, please vist the DAAD website.
For questions about UBC's application and review procedures, please contact Angela Rizzo at email@example.com.
Students and faculty may also be interested in the DAAD RISE Professional Program, which provides internship placements in Germany for students in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences and Engineering (or closely related subjects).