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    Albert Einstein Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI)

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    About

    The DAFI (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative) scholarship programme offers qualified refugee students the possibility to earn an undergraduate degree in their country of asylum. Through the dedicated support of the German Government, UNHCR and private donors, the programme has supported over 18,000 young refugees to undertake tertiary studies since 1992.

  • Details at a glance

    Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    All fields of study
    No deadline has been announced
    Associate Degrees, Bachelor's, Technical Degrees
    Full scholarship for the full period of studies
    Varies according to country of study
    Applicants up to age 28 are eligible
  • Requirements

    Targeted nationalities
    All
    Targeted Country of Asylum
    Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Martinique, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Accepted status documentation
    Refugee certificate, Asylum seeker certificate
  • More details about this opportunity

    • What is covered in this program
      Tuition
      Monthly stipend (e.g. food allowance)
      Health insurance
      Books
      Housing
      Local transportation expenses
      Mentoring or psycho-social support
    • Is the student allowed to work while studying?
    • How to apply?
    • Application fee
      None
    • Application period
      Specific date; Continuous enrolment/registration
  • For further questions contact the scholarship provider

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    The content presented on this site has originated from the third party providers. UNHCR is not responsible for the application process or oversight of the opportunities presented here. Questions on a particular opportunity should be directed to the relevant provider.

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