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2 Doctoral Positions at the Technical University of Munich

  • 1.  2 Doctoral Positions at the Technical University of Munich

    Posted 07-31-2020 09:30
    Technical University of Munich
    2 Doctoral positions - Entrepreneurship in the Global South and Sustainable Entrepreneurship

    The TUM SEED Center for Sustainable Energies, Entrepreneurship and Development at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is part of the long-term DAAD program "exceed – Excellence Centers for Exchange and Development", funded by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development 2020-2024. The TUM SEED Center aims to contribute to sustainable development by offering higher education and conducting research at the intersection of sustainable energies and entrepreneurship in the Global South (https://www.seed.tum.de).

    The TUM SEED Center collaborates closely with leading technical universities from the Global South, including Bahir Dar University (Ethiopia), Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (India), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), Makerere University (Uganda), Namibia University of Science and Technology (Namibia), and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Peru).

    Hereby the TUM SEED Center announces two doctoral scholarships in "Entrepreneurship in the Global South" and "Sustainable Entrepreneurship".

    We seek an excellent and engaged student from the Global South, who fulfills the following criteria:
    • First-class master degree in management (or a related field such as psychology or sociology)
    • High interest in entrepreneurship and the role it can play in making a difference in the world;
    • High proficiency of English (verified by a recognized English language certificate);
    • High interest and capability to advance in scientific working and writing;
    • Willingness to travel and conduct research in an interdisciplinary environment relating to entrepreneurship in the context of sustainable energies in cooperation with at least two partner universities listed above.
    The TUM SEED Center offers:
    • 100 % scholarship funded by DAAD to write the doctoral dissertation in a maximum of 4 years;
    • Doctoral position at one of the leading Technical Universities of the world;
    • Guidance and supervision by Prof. Hana Milanov, Professor of International Entrepreneurship and Prof. Frank-Martin Belz, Professor of Corporate Sustainability;
    • Interesting research at the intersection of entrepreneurship and sustainable energies in the Global South;
    • Mobility grants for research trips to partner universities in the Global South and their Living Labs;
    • A worldwide research and collaboration network.
    In line with DAAD, the TUM SEED Center seeks to enhance gender equality. It highly encourages female candidates to apply for the announced scholarship in entrepreneurship in the Global South. Please, send your application, including a motivation letter, CV, sample of your academic writing in English, certificates, and academic references to Dr. Daniela Gimenez (email: Daniela.Gimenez@tum.de) until August 15, 2020. If you have any questions regarding the TUM SEED doctoral program, get in contact with her.
    Please visit our website for further information https://www.seed.tum.de/scholarships/doctoral-program.html

    Daniela Gimenez Jimenez
    Technische Universität München