Call for applications: DAAD summer school 2020 Master and Ph.D. students at University of Freiburg, Germany. Application deadline: 1 March 2020.


Welcome to the "Contested Governance” Summer School 2020

Join us for an exciting summer! We invite Master and Ph.D. students from Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, South and South East Asia who participate in the In-Country / In-Region Scholarship Programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to apply for our upcoming four-week summer school on “Contested Governance”, to be held at the Arnold Bergstraesser Institute, University of Freiburg, Germany, 1-27 September 2020.

Applications are possible through this website from 3 February 2020, 0:00 CET – 1 March 2020, 23:59 CET. Before submission, please read carefully all instructions given on this website and in the Call for Applications!

Participants can expect an interesting mix of lectures, trainings and excursions, dealing with various aspects and challenges of governance. These include, but are not limited to, questions of the relations between citizens and the state, the role of public administrations, governmental reform and regional integration. Besides, targeted soft skills trainings will help participants to improve their personal work abilities. While the first three weeks will be held in Freiburg (Breisgau), the last week will be mainly held in Bonn, Germany's "UN City", and Frankfurt.

Applications should contain (a) an updated CV, (b) a letter of motivation (max. 2 pages), (c) a recommendation letter from a university professor and (d) a transcript of hitherto study achievements (grades).

Detailed information can be found in the Call for Applications. Further information may be requested from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more details about the scholarship, visit the official website here: Summer School for Masterand PhDstudentsfrom DAAD sponsored In-Country/In-Region programmes

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