Call for Application from African PhD Students

The African Union Heads of State and Government is holding the 33rd Conference of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU2019) from 3 to 7 July 2019. It is hosted by Niger.

As part of the 5-day event, scientific and cultural side events have been planned. African PhD students in second year and beyond to submit applications for a “My Thesis in 180 seconds” competition.

My Thesis in 180 seconds

My Thesis in 180 Seconds is a platform for  students to present their research topic in simple terms to a panel.

PhD students present their research project within three minutes in a clear and concise, yet convincing manner. It is a competition held in many French speaking nations, including France.

Requirements for African Union AU “My Thesis in 180 seconds”

  1. Must be a citizen of an African country
  2. Must be second year PhD student.
  3. Candidate should not have defended the thesis.

How to apply

Eligible African PhD students should visit African Phd to apply.

Interested students must sign up using this form, no later than Friday, May 24, 2019.

Travel and accommodation of the selected candidates to Naimey, Niger would be provided.


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