Generally, we are welcoming participants from African countries that are engaged in activities related to the transport transformation in their country and on the continent. We are looking for highly motivated candidates that aim to bring forward change. The individual criteria for the selection of participants are specified for all our activities in the call for applications.
Yes, the Rethinking Transport Lab welcome applicants from all 54 African countries, including francophone countries. Please note that you need to be able to communicate in the language indicated in the lab requirements.
No, the Rethinking Transport Labs are specifically designed for Africans working and permanently residing in Africa. If you are currently based outside of Africa, unfortunately, you are not eligible to apply.
No, the organizers will solely cover the expenses related to accommodation, meals, health insurance, visa fees, and round-trip economy airfare for all participants who are selected to attend the lab. It is important to note that the program DOES NOT provide any form of salary or allowance. We suggest that you have a prior discussion with your university or organization regarding your participation and any necessary leave arrangements.
No, there are no specific age restrictions for applicants. The Rethinking Transport Lab welcomes participants from a diverse range of age groups.
You have another question about the Rethinking Transport networking activities? Write us at rethinking.transport(at)giz.de