Deadline:

29 March 2020

Location:

Online

(Fully Funded)

Description

Call for AGYA Membership Applications 2020 

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA), based at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) in Germany and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) in Egypt, is pleased to announce its Call for Membership 2020. AGYA promotes research cooperation among outstanding early-career researchers from all disciplines who are affiliated with a research institution in Germany or any Arab country. The academy supports innovative interdisciplinary projects by its members in various fields of research, science policy and education.

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The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) brings together excellent Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges and develop solutions through research cooperation.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Life Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Technical Sciences
  • Arts

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS

Program Period

up to 5 years

AGYA membership is granted for up to 5 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

ELIGIBILITY

  • Early-career researchers from any field of the Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Technical Sciences and the Arts are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be affiliated with a university or a research institution in Germany or any Arab country.
  • Applicants should be early career researchers. At the time of application, the candidate’s doctoral degree has preferably been awarded not less than three and no longer than ten years.
  • Applicants must have full command of English, the working language of AGYA. No knowledge of German or Arabic is necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful candidates are expected to have a proven record of research excellence in their field of specialization.
  • Candidates with strong potential for academic leadership will be given priority.
  • Membership requires active engagement. As AGYA is a working academy, successful candidates are expected to dedicate a significant amount of time to AGYA activities and the funded projects they initiate in the framework of the academy.
  • Commitment to realizing interdisciplinary research projects in collaboration with AGYA members and other partners is essential.
  • Newly-elected members will be required to attend the AGYA Annual Conference in the first half of November 2020.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • AGYA offers its members a unique opportunity to take an active part in the life of the multidisciplinary academy and supports them to implement their own ideas, visions and creative projects in the framework of Arab-German research cooperation.
  • AGYA membership is granted for up to 5 years followed by a lifelong membership in the alumni network of excellent researchers. Furthermore, AGYA connects its members with outstanding research institutions in Germany and the Arab countries and facilitates collaboration opportunities. Therefore, AGYA members have exclusive access to an academic network of excellence.
  • AGYA provides the funding to realize innovative research projects within its working groups and in joint projects between Arab and German members.
  • Members meet regularly to discuss, develop and implement joint research initiatives on cutting-edge issues. Travel expenses for AGYA workshops and conferences are covered for all members.
  • AGYA offers a range of training opportunities to enhance the academic careers as well as the interdisciplinary and intercultural skills of its members and promotes them as ambassadors of science and culture.

How to Apply

First Step: Interested applicants are required to submit the following documents in English:

  • Application form, available for download from here.
  • CV, including a list of publications.
  • Letter of motivation.
  • Two academic reference letters.
  • Consent for processing personal data & declaration on the accuracy of information provided, available for download from here.

Second Step: All documents should be submitted via email as a single PDF file to: agya@bbaw.de

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This Scholarship Published by:
Nedaa Megahed/ Egypt

Reviewed by”Wahiba El Zayat/ Egypt
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