Call for Applications – Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship 2024

The Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship application window is open until August 31st, 2024, offering a unique opportunity for doctoral candidates from Africa, particularly Ghana or West and Central Africa. The scholarship designed for those pursuing a doctorate at Heidelberg University in the fields of geography (with a focus on geoinformatics) or political science and have demonstrated excellent performance in their respective fields.

Successful applicants will receive a monthly stipend of 1,200 € for up to 36 months, providing crucial financial support throughout their doctoral journey. Click here for a comprehensive list of requirements and detailed information about the funding.

Prospective scholars are encouraged to explore dynamic research opportunities within the GIScience Research Group and ongoing projects at the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT). Engage in innovative basic and applied research at the crossroads of geography and computational sciences, with thematic focuses on volunteered geographic information (VGI), big spatial data analytics, smart mobility, and humanitarian aid, including disaster management. A close collaboration with HeiGIT facilitates the translation of research into practical solutions.

We express our heartfelt gratitude to Christine and Robert Danziger who tirelessly support young talented people in contributing to their research fields and advancing their scientific prowess.

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