Scholarships available - Apply now!

March 01, 2023.  

Scholarships available - Apply now! We are searching for young talents for doctoral research in sustainable development

Dear young talents,
Are you enthusiastic about analyzing and promoting sustainable development? And do you have a creative research idea related to food security, agricultural development, poverty, governance and conflict, biodiversity, health, or related topics? 

The Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn is the best place for you to do such research. ZEF is a top international development research institute at one of Germany’s Excellence Universities. ZEF is led by three directors from different disciplines and hosts about 50 senior researchers from all parts of the world. They supervise your doctoral research and support you in becoming a leading development scholar of the next generation.

ZEF has a structured, interdisciplinary doctoral program, the Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR). BIGS-DR supports you step by step to your doctorate! With disciplinary and interdisciplinary courses, soft skills training, and strategic knowledge about further career steps. Being a member of a batch of international doctoral researchers, you become part of a stimulating study environment and have a peer group of like-minded scholars.

We are searching for scholars from the Global South for so-called EPOS-scholarships funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
The application deadline for this program is the 31st of August 2023. Details about the application requirements and procedures can be found here:

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