Bourse d’études Allemagne 2021/2022 : Graduate program at United Nations University

Type de bourse
Bourse d'études
Niveau d'études
Date fin de candidature
15 déc. 2021

Bourses Allemagne

Bourse d’études Allemagne 2021/2022 : Graduate program at

United Nations University


The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations and acts as a global think tank. The mission of the Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) is to carry out cutting edge research on risks and adaptation related to environmental hazards and global change. The institute’s research promotes policies and programmes to reduce these risks, while taking into account the interplay between environmental and societal factors.

Research areas include climate change adaptation incorporating insurance-related approaches, environmentally induced migration and social vulnerability, ecosystem services and environmental deterioration processes, models and tools to analyze vulnerability and risks linked to natural hazards, with a focus on urban space and rural-urban interfaces. Research is always conducted with the underlying goal of connecting solutions to development pathways.

  • University: United Nations University – EHS
  • Department: Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security (English)
  • Course Level: Graduate degree
  • Awards: 850 € per month
  • Access Mode: In campus
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Germany


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Applicant must have 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in the program’s language of instruction is required (IELTS (band 6) certificate or TOEFL (minimum score 550 paper based, 213 computer based and 80 internet based).

Out of all achieved academic performances (Bachelor’s, Master’s, additional coursework, etc.), the majority of attended courses (as reflected in your transcripts) must be related to the three following areas:

  1. Human Geography and Social Sciences with a focus on spatial patterns, society, development;
  2. Science methodology and empirical research methods;
  3. Physical Geography, Geosciences and Environmental Sciences with a focus on Earth System Science.

How to Apply        

  1. read the information below as well as the FAQ thoroughly,
  2. submit the online application form,
  3. gather the required documents (including the academic writing sample) precisely as explained below,
  4. and send your application documents via e-mail to [email protected]


The DAAD Scholarship will provide an award of up to 850 € per month to the successful candidates.

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