Newsletter: September 2017

City life is often colourful, loud and fascinating – and attracts more and more people. The populations of the world’s megacities will increase by more than a billion people in the next ten years. German city researchers are nevertheless optimistic: Their new digital technologies and management strategies promise more relaxation, safety, health and well-being in our cities. Find out about international pilot projects being implemented as part of the campaign “Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow” by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). You can also read why a PhD in Germany is a really good idea, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.

IN FOCUS: Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow

CAREER & FUNDING

Current Calls

Georg Forster Research Fellowship for postdoctoral students

Through its Georg Forster Research Fellowships, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation provides funding for highly-qualified postdoctoral students in all disciplines from developing countries and emerging economies. Applications can be submitted at any time.

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NUMBER OF THE MONTH

SCIENCE CURIOSITIES