The first TUM Summer School on Energy, Water and Food Technologies in Africa, named “Development by Innovation” will be hosted from October 2 to October 13 2017 at TUM Campus Garching.
Application Deadline: 30th June 2017.
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): Germany
About the Award: The Summer School aims to create innovative concepts for sustainable Energy, Water- and Food supply in interdisciplinary and international teams with students from African partner universities.
During the first week, TUM scientists will provide theoretical knowledge and teach active approaches regarding decentralized food, water and energy technologies and their utilization in Africa. The second week then allows for interdisciplinary student teams to put their knowledge into practice and develop a concept of application for a certain region in Africa. The concepts will be published and, potentially, presented at international symposia and conferences.
Type: Short courses/Training
Eligibility: Graduate students and doctoral candidates from all recognized African universities and TUM students from the fields of energy or water engineering, economics, life science or social science with a strong focus on the energy-water-food-nexus who are fluent in English are able to apply.
Applicants should be fluent in English and matriculated at a recognized university in Africa.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Program: Scholarships are available for African students and include accommodation (in a shared room in a hostel in the city centre), excursions, classes, flight (economy class) from your home country to Munich.
Duration of Program: October 2 to October 13 2017
How to Apply: Please apply by no later than 30 June via our online application. The required documents include:
- your CV
- letter of motivation (1 – 2 pages)
- proof of enrollment of your university
- letter of recommendation
- your transcript of records
- language certificate (English)
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Award Provider: Technical University of Munich (TUM, Germany)
Important Notes: Please note that this program is solely meant for students either enrolled at a recognized university in Africa or enrolled at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in October 2017 when the summer school takes place.