The University of Bonn and the German Development Institute (DIE) are partners in the Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research. In a joint Spring School they invite African Germany-Alumni from any field of study and Alumni of the Managing Global Governance Academy (MGG) of the DIE to come to Bonn, Germany in April 2019.

Course Level: Short course

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Germany

Eligibility Criteria: You can apply for the programme if you are:

  • An African Germany-Alumni from any German University currently living in Africa*
  • An Alumni from the Managing Global Governance Academy (MGG).


  • Interested in sustainability topics

*A Germany-Alumni is a person who spent time at a German University i.e. during an Erasmus semester, as a PHD candidate, in a study programme etc.. Please make sure to official certify your stay at the University.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The programme will provide the following services:

  • Modules, workshops, excursions
  • Welcome and farewell events incl. meals
  • Hotel accommodation for the duration of the spring school (31 March – 10 April, 2019)
  • Travelcost reimbursement (up to 1.200 Euro, in exceptional cases the reimbursement may be higher)
  • Visa costs up to 60 Euro
  • Insurance covering health, accident and personal liability risks
  • Public transportation ticket

Participants have to take care of any further expenses during the spring school and accommodation before or after the spring school.

Costs will be covered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds provided by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Duration of Programme: April 1 – 10, 2019, Bonn, Germany

Method of Application: To apply, complete the online application form  with your personal data and upload the following documents:

  • Résumé / curriculum vitae
  • Official Document certifying your stay at a German University/attendance in the MGG programme
  • Letter of recommendation from your employer, professor, university etc.
  • Official picture (i.e. passport photograph)

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st December 2018.