Managing Global Governance (MGG) Scholarship Programme 2023/2024

Managing Global Governance (MGG) Scholarship Programme 2023/2024

Managing Global Governance (MGG) is currently looking to fund undergraduates looking for scholarships.

Bursary Details

The German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) is offering a part-time Managing Global Governance (MGG) programme from August to December 2023 at the IDOS in Bonn, Germany.

MGG is a four month training and dialogue programme that brings together young professionals from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa and European Union to collectively address global challenges.

Degree level

  • Four month training course (17 August to 3 December 2023).


  • The application deadline is 5 March 2023.

Fields of Study

  • Academic Modules focus on various aspects of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

More information on the programme can be found in the informational brochure.

Candidate Requirements

Participants must:

  • Work in government institutions, think tanks, research institutions, civil society and private sector;
  • Be a national or a permanent resident of one of the participating countries;
  • Have the support of their employer (written support required as part of the application);
  • Have a passion for global cooperation and sustainable development;
  • Be ready to participate in an intensive, full-time programme (8 hours per day, 40 weekly working hours);
  • Work in a partner institution of the MGG network or in an institution that is interested in future cooperation;
  • Have a very good proficiency in English (equivalent to B2 level of the CEFR);
  • Be between 25 and 40 years old (older applicants, who have taken longer periods of parental leave, may be considered);
  • Have at least three years of working experience (non-remunerated experience is also recognized);
  • Be a team player, sensitive to other cultures and open to a broad variety of working methods.

All relevant information on the MGG Academy 2023 and the application process can be found here:

Interested candidates and employers are also invited to a digital information session about the MGG Academy 2023 on 7 February, 1.30 – 3 pm UTC (please register here).

Documents and links

Conditions of Bursary

Employers are requested to:

  • Grant their employees a special leave of absence for the training period and relieve them of job-related tasks for the duration of the MGG Academy;
  • Cover the costs of the round trip to and from Germany;
  • Come to an agreement ensuring the living standards of the employee’s relatives in their home country;
  • Support their employees in transferring the newly acquired competencies to their job.

Bursary Inclusion

  • participation in all components,
  • lodging during all stages of the course,
  • monthly allowances to cover local living costs,
  • health, accident and personal liability insurances,
  • monthly ticket for local public transport.
How to ApplyTo apply for the MGG Academy 2023, kindly fill-in and sign the application form.

Applicants will need to upload the form on the system to submit the application.

To prepare your application:

Please have the filled application form ready when you start to submit your documents:

  • Application Form: Part 1 to be filled in and signed by applicant, part 2 to be filled in, signed by employer
  • Copy of diplomas or certificates (in English or English translation) with the highest professional qualification and/or university degree
  • Curriculum Vitae including publications (if applicable)
  • Proof of English language skills

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