Apply now: Fellowship programme “Make our planet great again” for climate scientists
Germany and France are jointly supporting the implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Both countries are leading the way with their coordinated German-French Fellowship Programme to promote research in the areas of climate, energy and Earth system science. Under the French "Make our planet great again" initiative, Germany and France are inviting researchers from all over the world to cooperate with German and French partners to advance sustainability research.
Who can apply?
Applications may be submitted by researchers who have completed their doctorate with a distinction and who have a minimum research experience of two years after completion of their PhD and an excellent record of publications and/or patents and wish to set up their own research group and realize a highly original and innovative research project at a German university or research institution of their choice over the next four years.
The application procedure is divided into two steps.
- Applicants will have to submit a Statement of Interest by filling in an online application form (online). No proof of a host institution in Germany is required at this time. Deadline: 13 October 2017.
- Applicants who have been selected in Step 1 will be asked to prepare a full application together with the German host institution of their choice and submit it via the DAAD application portal. Deadline: 15 January 2018.
Application deadline is 13 October 2017.
More information are available in the official call for applications.