SiPEO always welcome enthusiastic researchers all over the world. In 2017, up to 20 fellowships will be awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to prospective leaders from non-European transition or developing countries, who are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change. The young climate experts will come to Germany for a year to work alongside a host of their own choosing on a research-related project.

Prospective leaders, especially those who are in their early leading positions, are welcomed to join SiPEO as a prestigous Alexander von Humboldt fellow. The closing date for applications is 1 March 2017. The fellowship will begin on 1 March 2018.

Please visit for detailed information on the programme and the online application package. An information sheet (in German, English, Spanish and Portuguese) can be downloaded from fellowships are funded under the Federal Environment Ministry's International Climate Initiative. Please note that anyone who has already received sponsorship from the Humboldt Foundation is not entitled to apply for this fellowship.

Please also do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Signal Processing in Earth Observation
Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu

Technische Universität München
Arcisstr. 21
D-80333 München


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