German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN)



Participation in the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme is free of charge. The participants will receive free accommodation and board at the training venue and during excursions, as well as a contribution towards their travel expenses. Health insurance during stays in Germany and visa application fees will also be covered by the organisers.

The proportion of travel expenses to be covered by participants or their home organizations is based on the following scheme, which relates to the gross domestic product of the respective countries:

Country Group A

Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

Country Group B

Belarus, Bulgaria, FYR Macedonia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Turkmenistan

Country Group C

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Mongolia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Country Group D

Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic


Table: Travel costs to be covered by the participants of the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme or their organizations

Modules Country Group A Country Group B Country Group C Country Group D
Module 1 200,00€ 90,00€ 50,00€ 15,00€
Module 2 200,00€ 90,00€ 50,00€ 15,00€
Module 3 200,00€ 90,00€ 50,00€ 15,00€
Module 4 200,00€ 90,00€ 50,00€ 15,00€
Total Programme 800,00€ 360,00€ 200,00€ 60,00€


The International Academy for Nature Conservation as the host of the programme will support participants with the logistical arrangements for their travel to the training venue.

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