NF-POGO Centre of Excellence at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany – Scholarship for 10 month training

The application window is now open for the next Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence (NF-POGO CofE), which provides world class education and training in the field of observational oceanography.

This is an intensive training course for young professionals at the post-graduate level, ten months in duration, with an intake of ten trainees per year.

The course is sponsored by the Nippon Foundation and hosted by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research. It is conducted at AWI’s site on the offshore island of Helgoland with focus on open-ocean sciences and also at AWI’s site on the UNESCO reserve Waddensea island of Sylt where shelf/basin interactions are topics of study.

The call for applications will be open until the 31 December 2022. Successful candidates will begin training in May 2023.

You can read more about what the training involves and submit an application here:

For further information, please contact: Fiona Beckman (Communications Officer, Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean, POGO) at