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DAAD climapAfrica PostDoc Fellowship 2020

DAAD climapAfrica PostDoc Fellowship 2020 (Fully Funded)

Fully Funded
Country: Africa
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Applications call for DAAD climapAfrica PostDoc Fellowship 2020. The DAAD climapAfrica program in cooperation with the climate competence centers SASSCAL and WASCAL aims to foster application-oriented research results to tackle climate change in southern and western Africa.

The program funds postdoctoral research projects and offers a platform for collaboration in thematic working groups composed of postdoctoral fellows and African alumni of German funding initiatives with expertise in the field of climate research. Fellows and Alumni experts will increase their research impact and output through a comprehensive training and support program, including general skills training, science policy advising and science management. The working groups serve as a platform to connect with peers, regional and international experts and practitioners and to build a growing professional network across Africa.


The DAAD climapAfrica PostDoc Fellowship covers the following expenses

  • A flat-rate travel allowance to your target country and back.
  • A research lump sum of a maximum of EUR 10,000.
  • A monthly allowance of EUR 800.
  • An accident, personal liability and health insurance,

In addition to that, support for the following activities can also be available

  • Short-term research stays in Germany ( 2 to 6 months).
  • Mobility fellowships for active participation (poster or talk) in relevant international conferences in the field of climate change/climate research.


In order to be eligible for DAAD climapAfrica PostDoc Fellowship, applicants must be

  • Nationals of an African Country.
  • Willing to contribute to the initiation and the coordination of alumni working groups.
  • Willing to realize their project at a host institution in western or southern Africa.


The program will fund the Postdoctoral research project in one of the following research areas:

Agriculture, (Adapted) Land Use, Climate science, Law, Economic, and social science, Mathematics/Natural science, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Biodiversity, Food security, Marine Science, Human Security, Education, Energy, Informatics, Water security and water resources, Woodland and forest sustainability.

More information available here


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline14 September,2020
Open toAfricans



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