TGGS-DAAD Full Scholarships

RWTH Aachen University is proud to offer a scholarship to support Master’s Studies at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS). The second year of the program is to be spent as a research stay at RWTH Aachen University. The scholarship is financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Federal Foreign Office. TGGS was founded as a joint project between DAAD, RWTH Aachen, and King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB).

They are now welcoming new applications for Master and Doctoral students for this academic year.


  • To successfully complete a 2-year international Thai-German Master’s Program (PLAN A TYPE A2* ONLY) in Engineering (ONLY 5 different master programs are available for the scholarship**) starting August each year (the first semester).

*Plan A Type A2 consists of a master thesis with a minimum of 12 credits, an industrial internship of 4 credits, and the coursework for additional 30 credits.
**available master programs for the scholarship are:
1. Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
2. Chemical and Process Engineering (CPE)
3. Mechanical Engineering Simulation and Design (MESD)
4. Automotive Safety and Assessment Engineering (ASAE)
5. Materials and Production Engineering (MPE)

Target group and selection process

  • Students from South-East Asian countries (not including Thailand) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, an excellent academic record, and good English skills. The selection process is highly competitive and will include interviews around the 1st-3rd weeks after the application deadline (around the beginning – mid of May each year).

Scholarship Value

  • The scholarships are granted for the first academic year beginning August each year. An extension to the second year will be granted according to your performance during the first year. The scholarship covers the tuition fees (partly funded by KMUTNB) and includes a monthly rate towards your costs of living.

Application deadline

  • For All Programs (Except the RVIE Program) – April 15 of each year (for DAAD Scholarship)
  • For the RVIE Program – March 31 of each year

Apply now