The Alfred Wegner Institute is delighted to announce its 5th year hosting the Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence (NF-POGO CofE); providing world class education, training and career development programmes in oceanography. The 10 month training programme will take place on the offshore island of Helgoland and the UNESCO reserve Wadden Sea island of Sylt, Germany.
Scholars will receive training in core research skills (project design, implementation, analysis and presentation) and specialized topics including remote sensing, ocean-atmosphere interactions & modelling. Scholars will carry out an independent research project, mentored and supervised by an AWI scientist. A full scholarship will be provided by the NF-POGO CofE covering travel, accommodation, tuition and a modest allowance.
Each year the course is open to 10 participants from developing and emerging countries. Trainees must have at least a first degree in science.
Deadline for applications is 9th March. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of May and the programme will begin in September.
More information here