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Green Talents Competition 2020 in Germany


Are you an up-and-coming researcher with ground-breaking visions to create a better and more sustainable future for all? Is your research dedicated to realizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Do you have the potential to change the world? Green Talents Competition is for you!

Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development invites you as a pioneering scientist to apply with your trailblazing approach! Showcase your research to the broader public, exchange with outstanding experts, and lay the foundation for long-lasting collaborations with German research institutions.

Location: Germany


  • An invitation to the fully funded two-week Green Talents Science Forum in October 2020, consisting of
    • visits to leading German sustainability facilities, institutions and companies with exclusive insights into their pioneering research and projects,
    • individual appointments with German experts of your choosing to discuss possibilities for upcoming joint research and cooperation efforts,
    • networking opportunities at the award ceremony in Berlin with participating Green Talents alumni,
  •  A fully-funded research stay of up to three months at an institution of your own choice in Germany in 2021,
  • Exclusive access for you to the prestigious Green Talents alumni network.


  • Enrolment in a master’s or Ph.D. program or a degree (master’s/Ph.D.) completed no more than three years before the end of the application process
  • No more than three years of professional work experience (this excludes professional work experiences gained within the scope of an academic degree)
  • Strong focus on sustainable development and an interdisciplinary approach in any field of sustainability research
  • Proven excellent command of English
  • Significantly above-average grades
  • Not a German citizen nor a resident of Germany (individuals therefore not eligible to apply: German passport holders as well as anyone living in Germany at the time of application even if the residence is temporary)

Eligible Regions: Open for all

Application Deadline: May 19, 2020
Official Link: https://www.greentalents.de/