The Universities of Oslo (UiO, Norway), Malawi (UNIMA), Dar es Salaam (UDSM, Tanzania) and Mzuzu (MZUNI, Malawi) are implementing a project titled “Climate Change and Ecosystems Management in Malawi and Tanzania”. This is a 6-year project that is being implemented with financial support from the Royal Kingdom of Norway under NORAD’s NORHED II Programme. Research activities under this project are focusing on the ecosystem within the Lake Malawi/Nyasa Basin. The project has therefore budgeted funds to support PhD and MSc level studies at UiO, UNIMA, UDSM and Mzuni.


PhD and MSc studies at UDSM: One (1) full PhD and 4 MSc fellowships are available for students from Tanzania to be registered for study at the UDSM in the area of Water and Environment. The fellowship covers tuition, basic living and research expenses. The applicants should ideally have an MSc degree in areas such as hydrology, hydrogeology, climate and environmental sciences, with skills in handling large data sets and models. Knowledge of developing models will be an added advantage. Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.



The applicants should send their dossiers containing certified certificates, transcripts and concept note electronically to the Director, Institute of Resource Assessment ( and copy to Dr. Edmund Mabhuye (


Closing date

The deadline for receiving applications is 27th May 2022.

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews.


Issued on 11 MAY 2022

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