If you are German university Alumni from the riparian states of River Mekong listed on the DAC list of the Global South – Cambodia, Lao People´s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – with a proven background in academic fields relevant to water resources management and circular economy (specified above)

Deadline for applications extended until April 8, 2022!

APPLY NOW for the DAAD ALUMNI SPECIAL PROJECT in the framework of 4th Mekong River Commission Summit (MRC, MRCS)

This Alumni Special Project consists of three parts: online training seminars in 2022, training seminars in presence in 2023 in Vietnam and participation in the 4th MRCS 2023 in Lao PDR.

The training seminars (online and in presence) are organized by three German Universities, each of which has its own focus for the training seminars:

Technical University of Dresden (TUD)
Waste Free Climate – Climate Change and Circular Economy: Opportunities and Challenges for Research, Education and International Cooperation
Academic fields: waste management and circular economy, climate change, 3Rs (Reuse, Reduce, Recycle), organic waste, plastic waste / pollution, environmental and sustainability science, waste treatment technologies, financing of waste management systems and treatment plants, environmental law, governance mechanism, recycling, resource management, environmental awareness raising through participation and public communication, transboundary waste shipment regulations, capacity building

Technical University of Applied Sciences Cologne (TH Köln)
River Basin Management in the Digital Age
Academic fields: water resources management, river basin management, transboundary watershed management, and hydro diplomacy, natural resource management and environmental studies

University of Siegen
Multinational cooperation on the River Mekong for sustainable development
Academic fields: water resources management, water security, watershed monitoring, and political activities related to water, natural resource management and environmental studies.

The training seminars are followed by the participation in the 4th Mekong River Commission Summit 2023 in Vientiane, Lao PDR, expected in April 2023 (exact dates will be provided in due time), organized by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

The three CALLS FOR APPLICATION are out now!

Please address your application directly to the contact/s named in the calls for application.

Deadline for applications extended until April 8, 2022.

The calls are available on our website SDG Alumni Projects: Knowledge and Practice for Development