The DAAD offers its alumni support beyond the time of their scholarship or grant. The following programs are available:
Scientific Literature Program
Former one-year scholarship holders of all disciplines (as well as former German Studies scholarship holders who received support for a period of at least 5 months) from Indonesia can apply once a year for specialist books and journals edited by German publishers as well as scientific articles to help them advance their academic knowledge and qualifications (maximum value of Euro 200 per year). Applications can be made directly to the DAAD head office. For further information please visit:
The DAAD is able to re-invite former one-year scholarship holders who have been working back in their home country for a longer period of time (at least three years) to follow-up study visits in Germany (up to 3 months). The large number of applications received for this program means that it is generally not possible to consider all applicants. Please, submit the application to DAAD Jakarta Office.
For more detailed information about the re-invitation program please visit:
Material Resources Program
... by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation (BMZ) - especially for developing countries.
The DAAD manages a material resources program funded by the BMZ. The programserves to consolidate academic relations with foreign countries and to support teaching, research and development at higher education institutions and comparable institutions, especially in countries with limited currency reserves and in the developing countries of Latin America, Africa and Asia. Application for scientific instruments device and equipment can only be submitted by academics and scientists working at a foreign higher education institution who completed part of their studies or research in Germany. Application should be submitted in conjunction with a concrete research or teaching project (maximum support for small-scale projects: Euro 3.500/for large-scale project: Euro 20.000). For further information please visit:
Small Equipment Program
One-year scholarship holders from developing countries and from the countries of Southeastern and Eastern Europe, especially those from the fields of engineering, technology and science and from the agricultural and forestry sciences, who received DAAD support for a period of 10 or more months can apply for a grant towards for purchase of small equipment and materials. The application deadline ends 8 weeks before the scholarship period is completed. For further information please visit
DAAD Supported Alumni Seminar
In order to keep up and intensify the relations among the alumni and between them and German universities the DAAD regularly supports or even organises alumni seminars. Alumni seminars are always subject-specific; they concern a certain field of study. On such seminars, alumni exchange their knowledge and experience and present their actual work and research. Alumni seminars may comprise alumni from a smaller region, from whole Indonesia or even be internationally organised. In the last months, there have e.g. been DAAD-supported alumni seminars on marine science in Denpasar, on medicine in Jakarta and on engineering in Bandung. For more information click here.
For alumni interested in conducting a DAAD alumni seminar, please fill in this form to propose your particular seminar ideas.
Alumni Magazine "Letter"
The alumni magazine "DAAD-Letter Hochschule und Ausland" appears three times a year in German and is free of charge to international DAAD alumni. Articles focus on higher education, science and research policy developments and trends in Germany as well as on the DAAD’s various support activities. The online version presents summaries of selected articles. For further information please visit: