Green Talents Awards 2022

2022 Green Talents HP

Sustainability requires real rethinking. Are you working on innovative solutions for a more sustainable future? Are you a young researcher who wants to contribute to the implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals? And have you always wanted to get to know Germany as a sustainability location?

Then apply now for this year’s round of Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development. The Green Talents competition held by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research annually honors 25 outstanding young researchers for their pioneering contributions to greater sustainability. Our goal? To promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas and to establish long-term collaborations between Germany and the rest of the world.

Green Talents Award Winners receive:

  • Invitation to the Virtual Science Forum 2022
  • Research stay in Germany 2023
  • Access to the renowned Green Talents network

Who can apply?

  • Master’s/PhD students, postdocs, and young professionals with no more than three years of professional work experience
  • Strong focus on sustainable development and an interdisciplinary approach
  • Strong interest in establishing collaborations with Germany‘s leading scientific experts
  • Excellent command of English and above-average grades
  • Not a German citizen nor a resident of Germany

Apply now

Deadline for submission: May 24, 2022, 2PM (CEST)

More information on and the Green Talents Twitter Channel.