Headline: IASS Calls for Applications to the Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship

The IASS is currently seeking nominations for the 2021 Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship. The fellowship is intended to honour individuals who strive, like Klaus Töpfer, to bring together the fields of science and politics in their work. Applicants from the fields of academia, politics, civil society, business, and the arts are invited to submit their applications by 12 April.

Klaus Töpfer
Klaus Töpfer IASS/Rolf Schulten

With a wealth of experience in science, politics and the non-profit sector, Klaus Töpfer embodies the unique combination of perspectives that underpin the vision of the IASS. With its Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship, the IASS wants to support individuals who, like Klaus Töpfer, are committed to sustainable development and work to build bridges between science, politics, and society.

The IASS is currently seeking applications from highly talented young early to mid-career professionals from Germany or abroad who have worked for at least ten years on sustainability issues and have the potential to serve as change agents towards sustainable development. Applicants should be innovative minds and practitioners in their respective fields in science, the arts, civil society, business, politics or other sectors, and have work experience across different countries and cultures.

The Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship is awarded for one year. The Fellow is expected to work on site at the IASS during their fellowship and actively contribute to the work of the institute by holding seminars and participating in other IASS activities, for example.

For further information on how to apply, see here: Call for applications 2021