Postgraduate Opportunities

We would like our students to become global citizens, by creating opportunities for mobility. If eligible, we encourage you to apply for these opportunities.

DAAD: One-Year Research Grant

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awards funding for a research stay of 7 – 12 months to doctoral candidates at any Germany university.

DAAD: Arts and Architecture

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awards scholarships for Master’s degrees offered at German universities in architecture, performing arts, visual arts and music.

DAAD: Development-related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)

In the EPOS Programme, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awards scholarships for preselected Master’s degrees offered in English at German universities in development-related fields.

DAAD: PhD Scholarship

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awards funding for a full PhD in Germany to excellently qualified Master graduates from Sub-Saharan Africa.

DAAD: Short-Term Research Grant

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awards funding for a short-term research stay to doctoral candidates and junior postdocs in Germany at any Germany university.

Chevening Scholarship 2022/2023

The Chevening Scholarships 2022/2023 call for applications is now open.

France – South Africa Scholarship Programme

The Embassy of France is inviting applications from South Africans who wish to pursue Master’s or Doctoral studies at French higher education institutions, starting in academic year 2022 under the France-South Africa Scholarship Programme.

The University of the Western Cape is closely monitoring developments surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

Bearing in mind the many adjustments that UWC has had to make in response to the global pandemic, our Office will keep students updated on all changes and decisions, regarding international travel and mobility. Study abroad opportunities will be posted in due course, as soon as there is more clarity on the COVID-19 situation, and the way forward.


Important Notice

The University of the Western Cape is closely monitoring developments surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Bearing in mind the many adjustments that UWC has had to make in response to the global pandemic, our Office will keep students updated on all changes and decisions, regarding international travel and mobility. Study Abroad and Student Exchange opportunities will be posted in due course, as soon as there is more clarity on the COVID-19 situation, and the way forward.