Scholarship Opportunities

DAAD-funded PhD research scholarship on: Oil dependency and bioeconomic transformation in Nigeria


The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global transdisciplinary education and research initiative of universities and the "Alternative Nobel Prize", the Right Livelihood Award (RLA). There are currently RLC Campuses at eight universities worldwide, among others at ZEF, University of Bonn, Germany, and at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Call for Applications: AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship 2016-2018

Deadline for applications is 3 February 2017.

The fellowship program targets highly qualified young professionals and junior executives from Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of work experience, strong leadership qualities and a high level of dedication. AFRIKA KOMMT! is an initiative of German industry for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa and offers the opportunity of a one-year experience in Germany, including an eight-month internship in a leading German enterprise.


Multidisciplinary approaches to Food Security, Public Health and Governance: Emerging Research for Sustainable Development in West Africa

This conference will highlight emerging research on multidisciplinary solutions to current challenges in the region, from food security, health management and public policy. It is an opportunity to be part of a gathering that seeks actionable solutions to West Africa’s most pressing challenges. Participants from throughout the region and beyond can look forward to this revolutionary gathering.