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05 Aug 2024

AGA-Goethe Fellowship between Australia and Germany

Australian German Association (AGA) and the Goethe-Institut Australia are calling for applications from young Australians for the AGA-Goethe Fellowship, a 12-week stay in Germany. The programme comprises a language and culture course at a Goethe-Institut, as well as a 4-week project/study tour in Germany.

The Fellowship is an annual award which supports a young Australian undertake a research project in Germany and report on their work on returning to Australia. Its aim is to foster closer relationships between Australia and Germany and assist with the development of future leaders in our community. The AGA-Goethe Fellowship targets applicants (whether graduates or postgraduates, applicants from any sector, industry or field including but not limited to business, science or the arts) under the age of 35.

The proposed project of each applicant needs to be carefully considered and structured to include an outline of its features including interviews, itinerary, contacts to be made/visited and any research, as well as proposed and expected outcomes. 

Applicants should also explain the expected value for Australian-German networks and relationships and the application of outcomes or value-add to the Australian environment. 

Good knowledge of German is desirable to at least a basic level. Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residence is required.

What is offered?

The fellowhsip offers the reimbursement of a return economy airfare from Australia to Germany and a 10,000 AUD allowance to facilitate travel throughout Germany for the Project.

AGA-Goethe Fellowship application guidelines  

Deadline: 5 August 2024