The current round of applications for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s International Climate Protection Fellowship is open until 1 February 2023. We are seeking young leaders and postdocs from non-European emerging economies and developing countries who want to come to Germany for up to 24 months to work together with a German host on a project they have chosen themselves. In the online event you will find out all you need to know about the requirements, potential topic areas, application procedure and search for a host.

Application requirements:

  • Citizenship of a non-European transition or developing country which is also the applicant’s habitual residence and place of work.
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree completed less than twelve years ago
  • Extensive professional experience or a successfully completed doctorate (less than four years ago) in climate protection or climate-related resource conservation
  • A mentoring agreement signed by a host in Germany
  • A proposal which candidates must draw up on their own and coordinate with their host.
  • Clearly visible leadership potential

Fellowship Benefits:

  • A monthly fellowship of between €2,170 and €2,670, depending on career stage.
  • Individual mentoring during the stay in Germany.
  • Additional financial support for items such as family allowances, travel expenses or a German language course.
  • A three-week introductory phase, during which fellows will have the opportunity to make contact with other climate protection fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events in Germany.
  • Extensive alumni sponsorship, especially support for networking with collaborative partners in Germany during the fellow’s entire professional career.

Date of webinar:  15 November :  13:30-14:30 CET


Zoom information: 

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