The Joint NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen Fellowship 2019 " in Tropical Coastal Marine Research"  was initiated in January 2008 for affiliation of the Scientists from the developing countries with the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), Bremen, Germany [] for a period of up to 3 months to work with its senior researchers and faculty members for upgrading research skills in the fields related to Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Geology, Theoretical Ecology and Modelling, Social Sciences and Tropical Coastal Marine Systems, and undertaking short-term Joint Research Projects at ZMT, Bremen. Depending on the research topic, the selected Fellows can also benefit from the ZMT’s association with the Marine Science Institute of Bremen University, the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology and other well-established marine research institutes in Bremen.


The Fellowship will be awarded to the scientists only from the Member Countries of the NAM S&T Centre and only one scientist may be selected from a particular country. The NAM S&T Centre sponsors up to five scientists each year. While the Centre covers the international airfare of the selected Fellows from its Member Countries, ZMT provides a monthly subsistence allowance of 1250 Euros to meet the accommodation and other expenses in Bremen.


Application recommended by the parent institution of the applicant and endorsed by the Focal Point of the NAM S&T Centre in the country of the applicant may be submitted to the Centre by email in the relevant format. A proposal on the scientific work to be carried out at ZMT Bremen must be attached with the application. To prepare the proposal the applicants may carefully study the material available on the website of ZMT Bremen [] and then, if necessary, get in touch with the respective Work Group Leader at ZMT for scientific questions or via the E-mail: for administrative questions.The last date for submitting application for the Fellowship is Friday, 7th June 2019.


The selection will be made strictly based on the professional details of the applicant, plan of work to be carried out and mutual research interest of the applicant and ZMT. Copies of the guidelines for the Fellowship and the application form are  available at the Centre’s Website The Guidelines may please be read carefully before submitting the application. 

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