Joint Masters Scholarships at University of Bonn Germany for Students from Developing Countries

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Scholarship Overview:

The United Nations University (UNU) in Bonn and University of Bonn is pleased to announce the Joint Masters Scholarships in the field of environmental risks and human security in an international context.

The Joint Master’s scholarship is part of a selected group of international postgraduate degrees that benefits from the EPOS funding scheme offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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United Nations University (UNU) in Bonn, University of Bonn

Degree Level:


Field of Study:

  • Geographical approaches to risk, vulnerability and resilience;
  • New approaches to development geography;
  • Earth system science;
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Methods, as well as GIS & Remote Sensing;
  • Social-ecological systems, Risk & Technology;
  • Risk management and governance, forecast & prediction;
  • Disaster management, disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian response.


Fully Funded


Students from Developing countries

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the UNU-University of Bonn Joint Masters Scholarships, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Eligible candidates should fulfil the following requirements in addition to the general eligibility criteria for the Master’s programme:

  • Being a candidate from an eligible developing country (check the list on DAAD website);
  • Having accumulated at least two years of relevant work experience since graduation from the Bachelor’s by the time of application (e.g. with an NGO, GO, or the private sector);
  • Graduated from last academic degree no longer than 6 years ago by the time of application;
  • Completed no other Master’s degree in a similar field of studies;
  • Aiming to pursue a career as a practitioner in the field of development following graduation from the Master’s programme (not in an academic area/not aiming to pursue a PhD);
  • Being ready to commit fully to the Joint Master’s degree in case accepted for the programme and a DAAD EPOS scholarship.

Application Procedure:

Interested and eligible applicants for the UNU-University of Bonn Joint Masters Scholarships are to submit an online application form. Applicants are to gather the required documents and send the documents via e-mail to [email protected].

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Application Deadline:

15 December, 2021

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