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Call for Membership Applications: Arab-­German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA)

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanitieshas promotes research cooperation among outstanding early-career researchers from all disciplines.

The academy provides partnership-building opportunities and funding to support the innovative projects of its members in various fields of research as well as in science policy and education.

More than 50 members – in equal number Arab and German scholars – have been selected to join AGYA since 2013. They have realized joint projects and initiatives in the framework of six interdisciplinary working groups: Arab and German Education; Common Heritage and Common Challenges; Energy, Water and Environment; Health and Society; Innovation; and Transformation.

Who can apply?

Early-career researchers from any field of the Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Technical Sciences and the Arts are eligible to apply. At the time of application, the candidate’s doctoral degree has preferably been conferred upon him or her no less than three and no longer than ten years. Applicants must be affiliated with a university or a research institution in Germany or any Arab country .

Application deadline: 3 April 2018

Further information: Call for Membership 2017 on the AGYA website

Source: www.agya.info

February 2017