To: NUS Faculty, Staff Members and Students




The “Green Talents” competition is seeking 15 outstanding young scientist from around the world who work in the following fields:

  Cleaner production in industry;
  Climate protection, adaptation to climate change, energy efficiency, and CO2 reduction;
  Material and resource efficiency, sustainable resource management;
  Sustainable land-use management;
  Water technologies and water resources management; and
  Innovations in the service sector that are related to sustainability and sustainability strategies in policy-making, business and society.


The selection will be based on the applicants’ achievements in the field of sustainable development and their specific interest in cooperating with German partners.

The winners of the competition will participate in a 10-day international science forum starting on 20 September 2010.

Participation & Application



  A good graduate degree with above-average grades in the field of sustainable development;
  Proven excellent command of the English language;
  Age: Up to 35 years;
  Non-German citizenship and residence outside of Germany;

Application guidelines are available on the “Green Talents” website:

Please submit your application documents to by 20 June 2010.

Dr Anne Sperschneider,

International Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Telephone: +49 (0)228 3821 493

For the programme brochure, please download from here.



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