2019 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellowship

Deadline: March 1, 2019.

Does your research focus on the areas of climate protection or climate-relevant resource protection, and would you like to work on your project in Germany? Through its Climate Protection Fellowships, the Humboldt Foundationprovides funding for young leaders from non-European developing countries and emerging economies wishing to spend a year pursuing a research-based project at a host institution of their own choice in Germany.



Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • young leaders from a non-European developing country or emerging economy are eligible to apply
  • applicants should be working on climate change issues relating to the natural or engineering sciences, law, economics, healthcare or social studies
  • their first university degree must not have been obtained more than twelve years previously
  • mentoring agreement from a host in Germany



The main fellowship benefits are as follows:

  • monthly stipend of between 2,150 and 2,650 euros, depending on qualifications/degree
  • additional financial support, e.g. for accompanying family members or to cover travel expenses or a German course
  • individual support
  • funding duration: one year



Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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