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Study in Germany: Technical University of Munich (TUM) Summer Scholarships for African Students

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2017 Technical University of Munich (TUM) Summer Scholarships for African Students. Interested students should see details below.

Study in Germany: Technical University of Munich (TUM) Summer Scholarships for African Students

Scholarship Description

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.

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.

Application Deadline

30th June 2017.

Eligible Countries

African countries

Host Country


Scholarship Type

Short courses/Training

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Programme Value

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.

Programme Duration

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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