Please download the call for applications for 2019 to the Master’s course “Managing the Science-Policy Interface on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for sustainable development in West Africa – SPIBES” here:


Download call (English)

Download call (French)

Download application form (English)

Download French translation of application form

To apply, please follow the subsequent steps:

1) Download the English pdf-form, open it with Acrobat Reader, and fill it out digitally in the English language. Note: only the English version is valid for application. Save the form on your computer

2) Prepare the following documents and convert them to pdf: upload the filled application form and other required application documents as a single pdf

aA filled and signed online application form (English language)
bMotivation letter providing information about your academic and personal qualification as well as your interests in research in the Science-Policy Interface on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Development – max. 4,000 characters (English language)
cDetailed and signed CV including scanned passport photo (English language)
dCopy of passport data page
eAll diplomas/Bachelor certificates
fTranscripts of record
gSigned letter of recommendation from a staff member from the institution of last degree.

3) Join all the above-mentioned files to one single pdf file.

To apply to the programme, please follow the link below and upload ONE pdf file containing all information listed above:

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