MGG application and requirements

The MGG Academy is geared towards highly-qualified young professionals who work in a partner institution of the MGG network or in an institution that is interested in future cooperation. Prospective participants should

  • work in a governmental organisation, policy-oriented think tank, research institution, civil society or private sector oranisation in an MGG partner country (Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa),

  • work on issues relevant to global governance such as international trade, international economics and finance, environmental challenges, international security or development cooperation,

  • speak English fluently,

  • be between 25 and 40 years old,
  • have at least three years of working experience,

  • be open to a broad variety of working methods,

  • be willing to reflect on collective and individual experiences and competencies,

  • be sensitive to other cultures.

Candidates for the MGG Academy have to be supported by their organisation.

The MGG Academy 2020 takes place from 13 August 20209 December 2020. For general information on the MGG Academy 2020 please click here.

You can apply for the MGG Academy 2020 in three steps:

  1. Download the MGG application form, fill it out and sign it (the second part has to be filled out. signed and stamped by your employer)

  2. Go to the application portal and fill out the mask

  3. Upload the MGG application form  (part 1 and 2) and all the requested documents (CV, diplomas, passport, English language certificate) in the application portal. Kindly understand that we are not able to take incomplete applications into consideration.

Applications are possible until 1 March 2020.