Since 2001, the DBU has been awarding fellowships for further qualification in the field of environmental protection and nature conservation in Germany to young master’s degree and PhD students from Latvia.

Important dates

Application deadline: 05.03.2024

Selection interviews: April 2024

Start of the Fellowship: 18.08.2024
Start of the German intensive course: 20.08.2024
Start of further education: 16.09.2024

In recent years, many graduates of Latvian universities have applied for fellowships. A total of 44 fellowships have been awarded to date. Many grantees come from engineering disciplines, especially environmental sciences, natural sciences such as biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as architecture and landscape architecture, etc.
We would like to explicitly point out that applications from the fields of law, social sciences and economics are also very welcome.
The DBU contact person is former DBU Fellow Aiga Spāģe.

Contact details

Aiga Spāģe

Of course, questions can also be sent directly to us, the DBU (

Information material

Online application system for the MOE Fellowship Program

After successful registration, you will receive access data (user name and password) from us via e-mail so that you can enter your application online. We would like to point out that the online application procedure is available in both German and English.