About Us

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The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is an organisation that promotes the international exchange of students and scientists. It is, in fact, the world’s largest funding organization of its kind. As an association of German universities, DAAD represents 231 German universities and higher education institutions, with over 500 representatives in nearly 100 countries.

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DAAD Office Amman

The Amman office offers consultation on scholarships and funding possibilities to Germany and also holds various cultural activities and events, such as lectures and conferences.

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DAAD in Iraq

The DAAD activities in Iraq are carried out by the Regional Office in Amman with the support of the Information Point in Erbil.

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DAAD in Lebanon

The DAAD Office in Amman is also responsible for carrying out DAAD activities in Lebanon.

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Here you will find information on planned activities, important application dates as well as on events and projects of the DAAD Office in Amman.



Here you will find information on our contact details and counselling hours.

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About the DAAD

A brief look back at history shows that the DAAD has a long tradition of uniting people and academia.

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Download & Publications

Have a look at our brochures. Available online and at our office.

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Scholarship Database

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

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Learning German

Learning German is worthwhile. Find out where and how you can improve your German.

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Check out our FAQs about finding the right funding programme. You can also ask us a question.

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  • Regional Office Amman

    Sameer Al Refai St. 39, Jabal Amman, 3rd circle. 11118 Amman, Jordan Fax: +962 79 603 7181