Research projects, developed and carried out by African scholars and scientists in close cooperation with their German partners, shall provide junior researchers in Africa with an opportunity to enhance their skills and academic qualifications.
Special emphasis is put on the development, reinforcement, and extension of academic networks inside Africa.
Applications for the funding of research projects can only be submitted in the frame of these specific calls for proposals.
However, the submission of an application does not depend on a previous participation in the respective thematic workshop!
Funding is available for the following:
1. Thematic Workshops:
There are no workshops planned at the moment.
2. Call for Proposals:
Pre-proposals for "Resources, Livelihood Management, Reforms, and Processes of Structural Change" had to arrive by April 30.
3. Workshops, Symposia, and Summer Schools:
Pre-proposals can be submitted at any time, but only after previous consultation with the respective contact person.
The Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact: Adelheid Wessler
Phone +49 (0) 511 / 83 81-276
Fax +49 (0) 511 / 83 81-344
E-Mail: wessler [at] volkswagenstiftung.de