Opportunities (scholarships and trainings)


Call for participation to the 29th Colloquium of African Geology
Windhoek, Namibia, 26th-29th September 2023

"The earth sciences and Africa’s development: current realities, future projections”

Submit your inscription starting from 26th March 2023
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Call for participation to the international conference:
Geology and natural ressources in central Africa, societal impact and suistainable development

Marien Ngouabi University, Brazzaville, 5th-7th december 2023

The three main areas : (i) State of knowledge on the geology of Central Africa, (ii) the societal interest of geological work, (iii) design and management of geological databases in support of research and local decisions.

Submit your abstract before 30th April 2023
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Call for participation INQUA Congress - time for change 
Sapienza University of Roma, Italy -  14th-20th July 2023

The abstract submission is open to participate to the INQUA 2023 congress, 
Participation can include one of conference sessions mentioned in the website, such as : Geohazards, Landforms, sequence stratigraphy, quaternary and human evolution, biogeography, climate records,...

Submit your abstract before 1st November 2023
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Digital course on UNESCO global Geoparks Lesvols Island Greece
UNESCO Global Geoparks and Geotourism -  15-25 November 2022

This online program is intended to Geoparks’ staff members, PhD candidates, Master students and graduates to a better understanding of geoparks, geotourism, geoheritage, geodiversity management, geoconservation and issues related to sustainable tourism development in UNESCO Global Geoparks promoting themselves as sustainable tourism destinations.

Submit your inscription before 30th September 2022
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Belgian free online Scholarships info-sessions
Marie Curie grants (19th of May) , ERC grants (23rd of June)

The Belgian EU contact points are organising free online info-sessions about Maris Curie Fellowships and ERC grants, it includes all the fields.
19th of May : Marie Curie for post docs grants. Click for more information.
23rd of June : ERC grants. Click for more information.

You need to registrate to be able to participate to this Free online session

Call for applications to training "New Frontiers in Geosciences (Geoheritage and Geothermal Energy)"
Republic of the Congo - From 13th to 18th June 2022

This training will be held in Pointe Noire, is part of the WP-D-Geological and Geothermal Heritage module, and covers both theoric and field training. this training is aimed at the organization of the African Geological Services (OAGS) and its member organizations as well as the relevant government agencies such as mining authorities and geological research organizations (universities, research centres, etc...).

Submit your application before 29th April 2022
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Call for participation to "Climate Change, The Karst Record IX (KR9)" seminar
University of Innsbruck - Austria from 15 to 21 July 2022

This seminar is mainly focused on climate change and recorded proxies on speleothems.
You can register for this seminar and present a poster or conference in the different proposed sessions and participate in one of the provided workshops.

Submit your abstract before 1st May 2022 , and registration before 31st May 2022
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Call for applications: Support for academic and scientific mobility 2022

As part of the "Academic and Scientific Mobilities" project, AUF Central Africa and the Great Lakes support its members through  management of:
- Teaching assignments (MIE),
- Research, development allowances (ARM),
- Expert missions (MIX)
- Participation in scientific events (CQS)
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