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Apply now: Alumni Spring School “Global Transformation towards Sustainability”

The University of Bonn and the German Development Institute (DIE) are partners in the Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research. African Germany-Alumni from any field of study and Alumni of the Managing Global Governance Academy (MGG) of the DIE are invited to participate in a joint Alumni Spring School in April 2019.

Within the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, multi-stakeholder participation is an important approach to contribute to sustainable changes in economies, societies and the environment. Especially development Goal 17 emphasises the importance of strengthening global partnerships to support and achieve the ambitious targets of the Agenda 2030. The Alumni Spring School aims at fostering partnerships and networks by overcoming regional and disciplinary borders.

Knowledge transfer among participants from developing and emerging powers at the science-policy-interface is a main part of this concept. Participants will benefit from generating and sharing scientific knowledge products through dynamic peer learning groups. Solution-based analyses of challenges from multi-participant's perspectives acknowledge the diversity of cultures within the global dialogue.  

The programme is based on four core elements:

  1. Materials for preparation.
  2. Content-related input and discussion.
  3. Peer learning.
  4. Theoretical and practical elements of scientificcommunication.

The Alumni Spring School takes place from 1 until 10 April 2019 in Bonn .

Who can apply?

Application deadline is 31 December 2018. 
Successful applicants will be notified around 21 January 2019.

Further Information is available at www.alumnispringschool.uni-bonn.de or by downloading the Alumni Spring School flyer (PDF)

November 2018


Bettina Onyango
1 December 2018

Dear Ahmed elfly,
Thank you for your message. Kindly check with Mira Zöller from the University of Bonn about your eligibility. Her email address ist alumnispringschool@uni-bonn.de.
Kind regards!

Ahmed elfly
30 November 2018

I attended Germany's Sustainable Management Program for one year through the German Development Agency. Can I attend the course? I am from Egypt

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