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Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology

Call for Applications: Start-up Scholarships and Visiting Fellowships

The Graduate School is offering upto 5 start-up scholarships for international MA graduates.

During their four-month stay at the Graduate School, recipients will have the
opportunity to prepare a persuasive proposal for a dissertation project.
Subsequently they may apply for the doctoral degree programme at the BGHS
and/or for scholarships, doctoral positions and funding programmes in Germany
or worldwide.

Click hier to access the full announcement for start up scholarships.

Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology is offering up to 2 Visiting Fellowships for international doctoral researchers to fund four-month fellowships at the Graduate School. The fellowships will be awarded for the Summer Term 2018 (1 April until 31 July
2018) and include a stipend of 1,200 EUR per month.

Click hier to access the announcement for visiting fellowships.

Call for Applications: Franco- German Fellowship Programme on Climate, Energy and Earth System Research

Germany and France are jointly supporting the implementation of the
2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Both countries are leading
the way with their coordinated German-French Fellowship Programme to
promote research in the areas of climate, energy and Earth system
science. Under the French "Make our planet great again" initiative,
Germany and France are inviting researchers from all over the world to
cooperate with German and French partners to advance sustainability
research in the following fields:
1. Research on climate change
2. Research for the energy transition
3. Research to understand the Earth system.

Fellows of the programme will be given the opportunity to set up their own
research group at a German university or research institution for a period
of four years.

Click hier to access the announcement. Application deadline is 13.10.2017.

Call for Applications: University Leadership and Management Training (UNILEAD) 2018

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Department of Continuing Education and Education
Management (we.b) at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg in Germany are jointly organising the DIES
University Leadership and Management Training Programme UNILEAD in Oldenburg, enabling young
management-level professionals at higher education institutions in developing countries to tackle successfully
every-day challenges. In order to do so, the programme brings together the topics Project Management, Financing
and Investment and Human Resource Management with individual and practice-oriented change projects of each
Developed in 2008, UNILEAD is part of the DIES programme (Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education
Strategies), which has been jointly coordinated by the DAAD and HRK (German Rectors’ Conference) since 2001.
Further information on the DAAD DIES Programme and the International Deans’ Course can be found at

Programme Contents and Methodology
UNILEAD focuses on three key areas:
1. Project Management (PM). This includes courses on Strategic Management in Projects, Methodology
of Project Management and Risk Management.
2. Financing and Investment (F&I). This includes general financing strategies, operating with financial
plans, control of solvency as well as the knowledge and use of investment tools and concepts.
3. Human Resource Management (HRM). This includes courses on Instruments of Human Resource
Development, Leadership, Conflict Management and Communication.

To access the full announcement click hier. You can access the application form through the folloing link:


Application deadline is October 16,2017

Information Tour

DAAD IC Addis Ababa conducts an information event at the Goethe Institute on Wedensday October 11, 2017 at 5 pm. The topic is study and research opportunities in Germany. You are invited to the event at the Goethe Institute located around the main campus of Addis Ababa University.