Application Deadline: October 1st 2015
Knowledge for Tomorrow – Cooperative Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
The funding initiative is open to all disciplines and aims at the development and sustainable reinforcement of research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Research projects, developed and carried out by African scholars and scientists in close cooperation with their German partners, shall provide junior researchers in Africa with an opportunity to enhance their skills and academic qualifications. Special emphasis is put on the development, reinforcement, and extension of academic networks inside Africa beyond existing language barriers.
This funding initiative aims at extending and strengthening research in the regions of Sub-Saharan Africa.
- The fellowship covers salaries for the fellow (and for MA and/or Ph.D. students) as well as non-personnel costs for e. g. consumables, equipment, travel, and administration of up to 110,000 EUR for junior fellows and of up to 145,000 EUR for senior fellows.
- Furthermore, the budget may include a salary for one lecturer to reduce the personal teaching workload of the applicant.
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