Since 2009, the DBU has been awarding fellowships for further qualification in the field of environment and nature conservation in Germany to young master’s degree and PhD students from Serbia.

Important dates

Application deadline: 05.09.2024

Selection interviews: October 2024

Start of the Fellowship: 05.02.2025
Start of the German intensive course: 07.02.2025
Start of further education: 26.02.2025

In recent years, many graduates from various universities in Serbia have applied for fellowships. A total of 51 fellowships have been awarded to date. Many grantees come from the fields of engineering, natural sciences such as biology and chemistry, architecture, forestry, agriculture, 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 persons are the former DBU Fellows Dr. Ana M. Petrovic and Assoc. prof. Ivana Mihajlovic.

Contact details

Dr. Ana M. Petrović
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Institute of Geography “Jovan Cvijic
Tel: +381 (0)644233605

Assoc. prof. Ivana Mihajlovic
Department of Environmental Engineering and Occupational Safety and Health, Faculty of Technical Sciences,
University of Novi Sad,
Tel. +381603720809

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.