Open Call

We are granting up to one million euros for an outstanding young researcher based at a German university or research institute who wants to find new approaches to clarify and tackle global challenges with regard to the sustainable use of natural resources.

The research should focus on developing and emerging countries. We expect that research results contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) formulated by the United Nations. The selection process will be a two-step procedure supported by our International Advisory Board “Research for Sustainability”.

The earliest possible date for the position to be taken up is April 1, 2021.

The call for applications has started. Application period will close on May 3rd 2020. You can find further information in the flyer and in the guidelines below.

Please use our application portal (see link in the "more information" section) to access the application procedure.