lunes, 24 de mayo de 2010

"Green talents" competition

An invitation to international young scientists a competition for above-average graduate students in the areas of:

- climate protection, adaptation to climate change, energy efficiency and co2 reduction,
- material and resource efficiency, sustainable resource management
- sustainable land-use management
- water technologies and water resources management

The winners of the competition will participate in a ten-day international science forum taking place in autumn 2010.
During the year following their participation in the “green talents Forum”, the winners of the competition will be invited to return to Germany for an additional research stay (up to three months) at a german university, research institution or company in order to carry out or further develop a research project. Funding will be provided by the Federal Ministry of education and research.

Application information
Application guidelines are available on the “green talents” website:

Please submit your application documents to by 20 June 2010. incomplete submissions cannot be processed and will be disqualified.

Dr Anne sperschneider, international Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Phone: +49 (0)228 3821-493