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TheMuseumsLab • DAAD

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Germany
Level
Master Scholarship  
Publish
September 21, 2022

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TheMuseumsLab • DAAD Basic-Requirements
Status: Graduates
Country of Origin: Only specified The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.
Subject: See list Applicable to the following disciplines: Language and Cultural Studies Law, Economics and Social Sciences Mathematics/Natural Sciences Medicine Veterinary Medicine/Agriculture, Forestry and Nutritional Science Engineering Art, Music, Sport

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  • Overview
  • Application requirements
  • Application Procedure
  • Contact and Consulting
  • Submitting an application
  • Please note: The usage of the application portal is possible only to a limited extent with mobile devices. Please use your desktop computer. Technical requirements

    Overview

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    A print version of this announcement (PDF) is available in the further tabs (e.g. “Application requirements”).

    Objective

    TheMuseumsLab is a pioneering knowledge-exchange programme for joint learning and continuing education concerning the future of museums in Africa and Europe. As a platform for shared expertise and perspectives, TheMuseumsLab aims to build strong and lasting networks to not only change museums, but also to foster social change by addressing urgent issues such as social justice and climate change.

    Who can apply?

    African und European Museum professionals who have at least two years experience of working in the museum, heritage, or art sector.

    What can be funded?

    The participation in the complete programme of 2023

    Duration of the funding

    Programme activities will take place from May 2023 to November 2023.

    May 2023: Programme kick-off and seminar module 1 (1 day, 1 week, online) June/July 2023: Seminar module 2 and residencies (3 weeks, onsite Berlin/Europe/Africa) September 2023: Seminar module 3 and project work (2 weeks, onsite Addis Abeba) November 2023: Follow-Up (1 day, online)

    Value

    For the onsite phases the following programme-related costs will be covered by the DAAD:

  • International and national transport
  • Local public transport (also from and to airports onsite)
  • Visa costs
  • Health insurance (via DAAD group contract/reimbursement up to a certain amount)
  • Accommodation
  • Entrance fees (DAAD-organized programme slots)
  • Daily allowance
  • The programme related travels and accommodations will also be organized and booked by the DAAD.

    Selection

    A committee of internal and external experts will review applications. The selection criteria are:

    Professional competencies and experiences

  • At least two years experience of working in the museum, heritage or art sector
  • Focus on programme relevant topics
  • Professional qualification

  • HEI degree in a museum, heritage, art related field
  • Potential of the applicant

  • Motivation: professional and personal reasons for the participation in the programme
  • Prospects: Significance of the participation in the programme for further professional and personal development
  • Personal skills

  • Flexibility
  • Creativity

  • Innovativeness

  • Open-mindedness
  • Ability to question established structures
  • Desire to hold a leading position and to act as a multiplier
  • Language skills

  • Sufficient English skills (Level C1)
  • Commitment to the programme

  • A prerequisite for the selection of a candidate is her/his/their binding commitment to participate in all phases of The MuseumsLab. The quality of the programme depends on fellows’ participation in all events and continuous work on topics across three modules and intense exchange, both among themselves and with the speakers and lecturers. Employer must provide of letter of consent and approved leave for training purpose.
  • Further information

    The programme was developed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (MfN), the Master‘s Programme in Museum Management and Communication at the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (HTW) and the African consultancy group The Advisors. It consists of a seminar (three modules), residencies at European and African partner museums and a project phase. It will start with an online phase (kick-off and module 1) in May 2023, continue with the first presence phase (module 2 in Berlin, residencies at European and African partner museums) in June 2023 and close with the second presence phase (module 3, project work in Addis Abeba) in September 2023.

    Application requirements What requirements must be met?
  • Currently working in the museum, heritage or art sector
  • At least two years working experience in the museum, heritage or art sector
  • Sufficient English skills (Level C1)
  • Place of residence at time of applying must be in Africa or Europe
  • Your application cannot be considered if you are an alumna/us of TheMuseumsLab programme

    Language skills

    Sufficient English Skills (Level C1)

    Application Procedure Application documents

    Please upload the following documents via DAAD portal:

  • Application Form TheMuseumsLab 2023 (mandatory, in English); by uploading it to your application, please select the attachement type "progamme specific application form"
  • CV (mandatory, in English)
  • Letter of Recommendation (mandatory, in English)
  • Optional:

  • Degree Certificates (in English if available)
  • Information about former or current work projects (in English)
  • Language certificates (in English if available)
  • Application deadline

    The Application Deadline is on Monday, 7 November 2022

    The programme is expected to start in May 2023.

    Contact and Consulting Information and advisory centres

    Government Liaison Office Berlin DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst German Academic Exchange Service im WissenschaftsForum Berlin am Gendarmenmarkt Markgrafenstraße 37 10117 Berlin

    For further questions please contact mlab@daad.de

    More detailed information

    Please check the attached documents (Call for Application) for further information.

    For latest updates please check the website regularly: TheMuseumsLab

    Submitting an application General information on the application via DAAD portal

    Access to the DAAD portal is usually opened at least 6 weeks before the application deadline. You can access the DAAD portal by clicking "Application portal" at the end of the page. Here you will find an online application form in which you can enter your application data.

    This is what you have to do:

    1. Register in the DAAD portal (Read notes about registering in the portal >>)

    2. Applying online in the DAAD portal (Read notes on applying in the portal >>)

  • Download and complete the online application form
  • Prepare application documents
  • If necessary, translate documents (unless they are already in German or English).
  • Scan paper documents and save in PDF format. Please note that you can only upload PDF files to the portal.
  • Upload the completed application form and the required appendices (except work samples) to the portal in PDF format. Translations, if applicable, should be uploaded together with the document issued in the original language.
  • Submit the uploaded application documents online.
  • Please note: If you have any technical questions or problems your local information and advice centres could not help you with, please do not hesitate to contact our technical Portal hotline: +49 (0228) 882-8888 or via e-mail portal@daad.de, open every weekday from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm (CET or CEST). Please consider this when you are planning your application.

    Currently you cannot apply for this programme. Please note the application deadline specified under the Application procedure tab.

    Basic-Requirements
    Status: Graduates
    Country of Origin: Only specified The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.
    Subject: See list Applicable to the following disciplines: Language and Cultural Studies Law, Economics and Social Sciences Mathematics/Natural Sciences Medicine Veterinary Medicine/Agriculture, Forestry and Nutritional Science Engineering Art, Music, Sport

    Further application requirements »

    Please also take note of our important scholarship information.

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  • Graduates are people who already have at least one first academic degree, e.g. Bachelor.

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