Opportunities for study and research stays in Germany

August 10, 2016

UBC has joined with four universities worldwide in building a new University Alliance for Sustainability. The project is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and will focus on sustainability as a comprehensive topic for collaborating in research, teaching, and campus management.

Currently the University Alliance for Sustainability is offering the following exchange schemes for study and research stays at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany under the thematic framework of “Governance for Sustainable Development”. Please note that the exchanges have to be completed in 2016, a separate call for 2017 will be published later this year.

Funding Opportunities for 2016:
1) Senior Researchers
Eligibility: Researchers at the postdoc level and above, for a maximum of one month in Berlin
Funding: Travel costs (€ 1300 lump sum) and monthly stipend (€ 2000,-)
Quantity: Two (2) scholarships for 2016
Objectives: Development of new research projects or research in already existing projects
on the topic of Education for Sustainable Development.

2) Junior Researchers
Eligibility: Doctoral students, for a maximum of two months in Berlin
Funding: Travel costs (€ 1300 lump sum)
Quantity: Two (2) scholarships for 2016
Objectives: Research on your PhD subject on the topic of Education for Sustainable Development

3) Student Research and Study
Eligibility: Bachelor’s and Master’s students, for a maximum of three months in Berlin
Funding: Travel costs (€ 1300 lump sum)
Quantity: Three (3) scholarships for 2016
Objectives: Study abroad, research projects or internships at Freie Universität Berlin on
the topic of sustainability

Application deadline: September 15, 2016

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