The German Research Foundation (DFG) will fund a Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg) on Use of Information Technologies for Precision Crop Protection at the Agricultural Faculty of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn, Germany, for a third and final period. (english, german)

Doctorate-students will work in an interdisciplinary program covering the fields of Crop Production, Soil Sciences, Remote Sensing, Geo-Informatics, Herbology, Agricultural Engineering, Photogrammetry, Plant Pathology and Crop Protection.
study program

Starting in October 2007 the Research Training Group 722 offers

10 Doctorate Scholarships

for candidates with above-average grades in relevant fields (agricultural sciences, informatics, geography, engineering, etc.) and not older than 28 years of age.

Furthermore, there will be available

1 Post-doctorate Scholarship

for a highly qualified scientist age not above 35 years.
In addition to the experimental scientific work which allows for accomplishing a doctorate the Research Training Group includes a complementary study programme. For further information on the projects / topics and the associated study program please visit our homepage and for general information on Research Training Groups.

Applications with current CV, copies of certificates and a letter of motivation / a short outline on the project of the Research Training Group selected are expected up to May 31, 2007 to the spokesman of the Research Training Group, Dr. E.-C. Oerke, Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation, Nussallee 9, D-53115 Bonn, Germany, e-mail:

Doctorate Scholarships (funded for a maximum of 36 months)

Post-doctorate Scholarship (for a maximum of 24 months

Study Program