Let´s generate solutions for resilient cities and peri-urban areas!

Be part of the first YEEES IDEA JAM in Germany, from November and until mid December 2017!

The YEEES project invites to a LAB on sustainability oriented entrepreneurial solutions for resilient cities and peri-urban areas at the Leuphana University Lüneburg.

According to the United Nations by 2050 more than 65% of the world population will be living in cities. How can this cities adapt to the challenges and growth that they are being confronted with? How can we take measures today to improve tomorrow’s future?

During one month you will work in international and interdisciplinary teams generating ideas and solutions for the challenges of cities and peri-urban areas, specifically in Germany, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa; but adaptable to further countries.

Our goal is to generate, structure and present innovative, social and ecological entrepreneurial solutions for resilient cities on the different YEEES Topics.

During the programm students will have the opportunity to take part in several workshops:

Creative Thinking,

Mindfulness Training,

Social Business Model Canvas,

Prototyping and

Presentation Skills.

The LAB is open for students living in Germany, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa.

Interested students should apply with:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter

and send it to hello@yeees-project.org by November 5th 2017  /Students in Germany have until Nov 12th)

Selected students do no have to pay for a participation fee. They get access to the trainings and  a certificate of participation.

Students coming from an African partner country receive financial aid for travel expenses. This includes flight cost and weekly allowance to cover accomodation and meals.


Programm YEEES Idea Jam @Leuphana

APPLY NOW! New Grants for Master Theses in YEEES

Short Term Grant* for Master Students 

1st CALL Master Thesis Phase starting 2017

The inter- and transdisciplinary project YEEES is looking for Master students interested in a research stay in one of our partner countries. Our project especially elaborates on the resilience of cities and peri-urban areas.  The focus areas are, e.g. agriculture, health and transport/mobility. Partners in the project are universities from Germany, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa.

Are you interested in writing on an international topic in the area of sustainable entrepreneurship? Do you want to  bring in your ideas and research as master scholar? Be part of our project by applying for our Master Grant.

Grant Application:

Then send us your application until November 15th to hello@yeees-project.org, including:

  • Motivation Letter & CV
  • Exposé and the name of your supervisor (in case you already have a topic) or a
  • Brief description of your research idea

*As a master scholar you will be awarded funding for up to three months for a research stay in Germany, South Africa, Namibia or Mozambique, including flight expenses.


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