The submission period of this year’s Green Talents Competition ends on 23 May 2018, 2 p.m. CEST. Please find the competition flyer 2018 here. On the website you can additionally find press releases in English and six other languages as well as this year’s trailer video.

The call is open to ALL disciplines. Please refer to the Science Forum 2018 pages for detailed information on the hot spots the awardees are going to visit in October 2018. To find out more about our high-ranking jury of this year’s competition, please have a look here.


The requirements for the Green Talents Competition are:
  • Enrolment in a master’s or PhD programme or a degree (master’s/PhD) completed no more than three years before the end of the application process
  • Strong focus on sustainable development and an interdisciplinary approach
  • Proven excellent command of English
  • Significantly above-average grades
  • Not a German citizen nor a resident of Germany (individuals therefore not eligible to apply: German passport holders as well as anyone living in Germany at the time of application even if the residence is temporary)
Please refer to our FAQ´s section for more information.