The Technical University of Munich is offering scholarships for African students. The first TUM Summer School on Energy, Water and Food Technologies in Africa, named “Development by Innovation” will be hosted from October 2 to October 13, 2017, at TUM Campus Garching.

The Summer School aims to create innovative concepts for sustainable Energy, Water- and Food supply in interdisciplinary and international teams with students from African partner universities.

The Technical University of Munich is a research university with campuses in Munich, Garching and Freising-Weihenstephan.

Level/Field of Study

This is a two-week summer programme.

Scholarships are available for Energy, Water and Food Technologies in Africa.

Host Institution/Country

Technical University of Munich, Germany

Value of Award

Scholarships include accommodation (in a shared room in a hostel in the city centre from 1st to 14th October), excursions, classes, flight (economy class) from your home country to Munich.

Target Group

Scholarships are available for African students.


Graduate students and doctoral candidates from all recognized African universities and TUM students from the fields of energy or water engineering, economics, life science or social science with a strong focus on the energy-water-food-nexus who are fluent in English are able to apply.

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants should be fluent in English and matriculated at a recognized university in Africa.

How to Apply

Please apply via the online application. The required documents include:

  • CV
  • Letter of motivation (1 – 2 pages)
  • Proof of enrollment of your university
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Transcript of records
  • Language certificate (English)

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 30, 2017.

 Scholarship Website