Since 2005, the DBU has been awarding fellowships for further qualification in the field of environmental and nature conservation in Germany to young master’s degree and PhD students from Romania.

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 from different universities in Romania have applied for a fellowship. A total of 73 fellowships have been awarded to date. Many grantees come from engineering, biology, geography, food technology, horticulture, as well as chemistry, horticulture, and law.

We would like to explicitly point out that applications from the social and economic sciences are also very welcome. Professor Dr. Dan Christian Vodnar from the USAMV in Cluj Napoca is the direct contact person for questions on site. He was himself a DBU Fellow in the MOE Fellowship Program in 2008 and is in close contact with the DBU.

Contact details

Prof. Dr. Dan Cristian Vodnar
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca (USAMV)
str. Manastur 3-5
400372 Cluj Napoca, Romania

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.