2023 DAAD Tropical Forestry Scholarships at TU Dresden for Developing Countries

2023 DAAD Tropical Forestry Scholarships at TU Dresden for Developing Countries
2023 DAAD Tropical Forestry Scholarships at TU Dresden for Developing Countries
2023 DAAD Tropical Forestry Scholarships at TU Dresden for Developing Countries
2023 DAAD Tropical Forestry Scholarships at TU Dresden for Developing Countries

2023 DAAD Tropical Forestry Scholarships at TU Dresden for Developing Countries

Applications are invited for DAAD Tropical Forestry Scholarships. The course is taught in English at Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), one of the 11 German Universities of Excellence.

Applicants will benefit from the international background of their research and lecturing scientists who supervise your field research in the tropics. In addition socio-economic and general aspects of tropical forestry, the course also includes specific topics of climate change related carbon forestry, agroforestry and land use change. Another plus: As public university TUD exempts students from tuition fees!

Application Deadline: 30th October 2022

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

Type: Masters

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

Under certain circumstances, DAAD Tropical Forestry scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family

Duration of Award: 2 years

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must hold a university degree (at least B.Sc. or an equivalent degree) in forestry, or in a related field like agriculture, horticulture, land-use or regional planning, geography, water management/hydrology, biology, ecology, regional development or governance of natural resources. Moreover, applicants need proficiency in the English language (TOEFL 80 iTB (550 PBT, 213 CBT) or IELTS 6.0, certificate), if English is not the native language or medium of instruction during BSc (please attach an attestation to your application files). Courses start in October every year (winter term).

Application Process: You can find the DAAD application form here and all further required documents are listed in the table below. We recommend you to submit the complete set of application documents to our students tutor (tropentutor@mailbox.tu-dresden.de), who will check them for completeness. In case of a complete application you will be asked by the tutor to send all documents via post to the institute (address see here).

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