DAAD Green Talents Competition for International Students in Germany


Are you an innovative scientist and focusing on sustainable development? Is your research the ability to change the world? The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) call up you to persuade their high-ranking expert jury and become one of the 25 Green Talents of 2019.

The BMBF is hosting the “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas.

The prestigious “Green Talents Competition” honors young researchers from many countries and scientific disciplines who are not a German citizen or a resident of Germany each year.

Why this program of Green Talents? This provides an opportunity to meet with many representatives of the German scientific elite, companies and start-ups in the field of sustainability as well as BMBF’s management level.


The applicants must meet all the given criteria:

  • Applicants must take an enrollment in a master’s or PhD program or a degree (master’s/PhD) completed no more than three years before the end of the application process.
  • Candidates have no more than three years of professional work experience (this excludes professional work experiences gained within the scope of an academic degree)
    You should have a strong focus on sustainable development and an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Applicants must have significantly above-average grades.

Related: Partnership Scholarship for International Students in Germany


The program will provide all the following:

DAAD Green Talents Competition

Application procedure

How to Apply: Lift your research to the next level and apply now! To submit your project for consideration, applicants must go through the link: Click Here
Language Requirement: Proven excellent command of English

Deadline: May 22, 2019.

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