Prepare your career as an international scientific expert within the area of global food security by training transferable skills by participating in a course organized by th eproject "Innovative Doctoral Training for Global Food Security"
The application site for the for course occasion 18 August - 5 September is closed
The course covers some of the essential skills and competences required for all doctoral students to succeed in their studies, this three-week course will allow participants to join a regional network, and gain global and local perspectives in an interdisciplinary context.
The course has three sections:
When? 2 – 20 June 2014 (this course is fully booked) or 18 August – 5 September 2014. Deadline for application to this course is 1 July.
Where? Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
Application? the application site for the course starting 18 August is closed
Marking scaTe: pass or fail. Student workload is equivalent to 21 days (6 HEC)
Who can participate? Doctoral Students in the area of Global Food Security (all disciplinary fields) from the following universities will be prioritized:
Makerere University (Uganda),
National University of Rwanda (Rwanda),
Sokoine University (Tanzania)
Jomo Kenyatta University (Kenya).
Applicants from other universities are accepted if places are available. Participants will be selected based on distribution between universities, engagement with issues of global food security and seeking a gender balance.
Costs? The project will provide financial support for participation in the course. Help with organizing lodging and meals during daytime will be provided.
For more information about the project, please contact the project manager:
Associate professor Lotta Hansson