ADF Fellowships 2019 – International Joint Master in Limnology & Wetland Management


The LWM Master programme is designed for scientists, technologists, engineers, conservationists and environmental managers who have professional interest in aquatic ecosystem research and management. Provided are knowledge and skills to address environmental problems and to interact with stakeholders, managers and policy makers for appropriate management solutions. Graduates are qualified to investigate, monitor and manage aquatic ecosystems by integrating ecological, technical and socio-economic knowledge and skills.

LWM is a joint degree master programme of BOKU, Egerton University, Kenya and IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands. The MSc degree is awarded as joint degree from all three partner universities and the academic credits are awarded according to the according to ECTS system. The M.Sc. programme structure/curriculum consists of three semesters of 4-months each, which are held in Austria (BOKU), Kenya (Egerton University) and The Netherlands (IHE Delft), and followed by a 6-months research period.

All three study locations are world-famous tourist locations – Vienna (Austria), Nakuru/Egerton (Kenya) and Delft (The Netherlands) – thus, go for studying where others are going for holidays and sight-seeing! We are very much inviting you to study in three different countries together with students from all over the world.

Deadline: June 15,2019

Eligibility criteria

Eligible candidates who have received the letter of eligibility for LWM may apply for fellowships provided by the Austrian Development Cooperation.

The fellowship will be valid for the complete course duration with a monthly sum of EURO 970,- for living expenses and accommodation for the course parts in Europe. Whereas during the study period in Kenya the monthly fellowship amount will be EURO 485,-.
The fellowship does include coverage of international flights from your Home-Country – Austria – Kenya – Netherlands – Home-Country. The fellowship holder will receive full accidence and health insurance during the MSc programme period.

Fellowship Criteria

  • In principle, fellowship candidates should have about two to three years of practical or research experience since graduation. All applications are, however, considered on their individual merits.
  • Fellowships are given with priority to applicants from the following countries: Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Bhutan, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, Albania, Kosovo, Palestinian Territories
  • age limit: not older than 35 years (men) not older than 40 (women)

Candidates can apply for an ADC-fellowship by sending the following documents to

  • Filled Austrian Fellowship-Application Form
  • Letter of eligibility for LWM as well as admission or conditional admission letter from IHE Delft
  • copy of passport or official identity document/ copy of birth certificate

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