The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is a foundation established by the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and funded by the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development as well as other national and international partners; it promotes international academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from Germany and from abroad.
About the Fellowship
The fellowship allows future leaders to spend a year in Germany working on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation. Fellows are free to choose their own hosts. Submit an application if you come from a non-European transition or developing country and are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change.
University degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) completed with outstanding results less than 12 years prior to the start of the fellowship
Fellowship amount according to qualifications between 2,150 EUR and 2,750 EUR per month · Two-month intensive language course in Germany Lump sum for travel expenses · Allowances for visits by family members lasting at least three months · Allowance of 800 EUR per month for the host in Germany for projects in the natural and engineering sciences, and 500 EUR per month for projects in the humanities and social sciences
Duration: 1 Year