DBU Scholarship Exchange Programme with CEE Countries

Posted on March 28th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: varies from country to country Open to: candidates from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Oblast Kaliningrad, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo Scholarship: EUR 1,060 monthly


The MOE Scholarship Exchange Program of the German Federal Environmental Foundation enables young scientists from Central and Eastern Europe to gather practically applicable experience for six to twelve months in Germany in the field of environmental protection. DBU activities in the MOE Scholarship Exchange Program now extend across 18 countries, from Estonia to Latvia, Lithuania, Oblast Kaliningrad, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo.

Beyond the advanced professional qualification of the scholarship recipients, the program’s goal is the creation of a long-term network... Read More »

The Einstein Fellowship 2018 in Germany

Posted on March 28th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 April 2017 Open to: all countries Fellowship: stipend of EUR 10,000 and reimbursement of travel expenses


The Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation are offering fellowship for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research.

The purpose of the fellowship is to support those who, in addition to producing superb work in their area of specialization, are also open to other, interdisciplinary approaches – following the example set by Albert Einstein.

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A successful application must demonstrate the quality, originality, and feasibility of the proposed project, as well as the superior intellectual development of the applicant. It is not relevant whether the applicant has begun working toward, or currently holds,... Read More »

Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Open to: early-career conservation professionals in the natural resource sector Fellowship: free accommodation and boarding at the training venue and during excursions, as well as a contribution towards their travel expenses


The application process to the 2017-2019 cycle of the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme for Future Leaders in Nature Conservation from the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, West and Central Asia is open from now on, until 30 May, 2017. The extra-occupational program combines learning on international best conservation practice and policy with management training, network development and a transfer project. Over a period of 1.5 years, four training modules are conducted at the International Academy for Nature Conservation on the Isle of Vilm in English language. The Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme is... Read More »

Call for Submissions for the Wimmel Research-Fellowship

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 March 2017 Open to: artists coming from the disciplines of architecture, visual arts, performing arts, sound, design, literature and time-based media, who have a serious interest in interdisciplinary exchange Scholarship: fully-funded residence fellowship


The WimmelResearch-Fellowship will be awarded as part of a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Wimmelforschung. The collaboration is based on the development of Platform 12, an experimental space designed by the artistic duo Wimmelforschung in collaboration with Bosch as part of Bosch’s new center for research and advance engineering. The platform serves as a creative hub and room for reflection as well as communication for all researchers. It offers an environment that allows its employees to work independently from the organizational structure... Read More »

International Summer School on Education for Sustainable Peace 2017

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 April 2017 Open to: early-career scholars, senior researchers and practitioners from around the world Venue: 24– 28 July 2017 in Braunschweig, Germany


The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI) is pleased to announce the fourth Georg Arnhold International Summer School, which will take place in Braunschweig, Germany, from 24 to 28 July 2017.

The Summer School will bring together early-career scholars, senior researchers and practitioners to critically explore theories and methods, curricula and educational media, the role and training of teachers of Education in Emergencies (EiE), focusing on all educational levels as well as formal and non-formal educational practices.

The GEI thus invites original contributions that draw upon diverse contexts, theories, and methods to shed light on questions... Read More »

Genius Loci Weimar 2017 Video Mapping Competition

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 April 2017 Open to: visual artists around the world Award: the three winning projects will then be completed with prize money totaling EUR 48,000


The Genius Loci Weimar Festival has opened the call for submissions for its 2017 Video Mapping and Facade Projection Competition.

Every summer since 2012, Weimar becomes a meeting point for digital avant-garde artists, culture enthusiasts and scientists. The Genius Loci Weimar festival for site-specific audio-visual art and interactive facade projections now ranks among the leading international events in this area.


Visual artists around the world are invited to submit artistic concept ideas, which present an innovative composition in the form of an audio-visual video mapping.

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Winning submissions will... Read More »

Summer School “Kinship and Politics Undoing the Boundaries” 2017

Posted on March 7th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 April 2017 Open to: postgraduates and advanced doctoral students from Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Sciences and neighbouring disciplines Venue: 2 – 7 July 2017, Bielefeld University, Germany


The summer school’s goal is to re-examine the relationship between politics and kinship. Organised by the ZiF 2016/17 research group on Kinship and Politics, the summer school intends to intervene in these debates by getting doctoral students and early career scholars to focus on this major conceptual problem. The summer school will revolve around two core theoretical perspectives: (a) “kinship” and “family” as analytical categories and (b) uses of kinship in political practice. The panels aim at bridging critical historical epistemology and empirical case studies. They are organised around four problem areas that should be examined from perspectives... Read More »

DAAD WIPCAD Doctoral Fellowships 2017

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 April 2017 Open to: international and German candidates Scholarship: holders will receive a monthly stipend, travel allowance, rent allowamce


The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam calls for applications for its Research Training Group on “Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy” (WIPCAD). Wicked problems create conditions of high complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity to which public organizations need to respond. The tensions emerging in this context can destabilize organizational structures and routines, and call traditional methods of administration into question. Contestation occurs in various areas of organizational activity, from knowledge use and transfer to internal and external coordination and strategy building. The Research Training Group carries out studies of the interrelationships between wicked... Read More »

Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award

Posted on February 24th, 2017 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Open to: young scientists Grant: the prize is awarded annually with the amount of EUR 7,500


The Foundation Fiat Panis is currently inviting applicants for its Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award to contribute to the improvement of the food situation in countries with food deficits by supporting development oriented scientific research in Germany. Therefore the support of scientists seems particularly important to them.

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The foundation decided to intensify the support of qualified young scientists by honouring excellent diploma and master theses in the field of food security with the Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award.

Eligibility All persons can apply for the prize which studied at universities or colleges in Europe and graduated successfully with a diploma or a Master of Science degree (M.Sc.)... Read More »

Dahlem Postdoc Fellowships 2017

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: postdoctoral researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities who hold a doctoral degree, completed their doctoral degree no longer than four years prior to the deadline, have at least six months’ international research experience Scholarship: a monthly research allowance (300 Euro for office-based/ 600 Euro for field-trip-based/ 900 Euro for lab-based projects)


DAHLEM POSTDOC FELLOWSHIPS provide funding for highly qualified postdoctoral fellows with at least six months of international research experience* to conduct their own research within one of the university’s outstanding collaborative research projects. In addition, international research stays are supported in order to allow researchers to build up a full year of international research experience by the time they complete their DAHLEM POSTDOC FELLOWSHIP.


Applicants have... Read More »