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Unlock Your Future: Apply Now for the 2024 PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change

Unlock Your Future: Apply Now for the 2024 PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change
The application for the 2024 PhD program in Sustainable Development and Climate Change is NOW open! This unique and vibrant research program integrates ideas and methods from environment, society, technology, economy, and health to forge a path towards a greener future. Coordinated by IUSS Pavia in Italy, our network of public and private research centers offers a truly global vision and approach.

Key Dates to Remember:

  • Application Deadline: 26 July 2024, 5:00 PM (CEST)

Why Choose This Program? Our PhD program is a comprehensive 3-year research journey conducted entirely in English. With over 50 partner universities, you will be part of an extensive and diverse academic community. The program includes:

  • 6 months of research abroad: Gain international experience and broaden your horizons.
  • 200+ researchers and professors: Learn from and collaborate with leading experts.
  • 78 fully funded positions: Secure your place without financial worries.
  • 160+ hours of training and seminars: Enhance your knowledge and skills.

Research Focus Areas: Our program is structured around one core research topic and six curricula, each designed to tackle different aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN 2030 Agenda:

  1. Earth System and Environment: Explore earth system processes and new perspectives in environmental development.
  2. Socio-economic Risk and Impacts: Facilitate the transition towards a decarbonized and sustainable economy.
  3. Technology and Territory: Develop technologies and approaches for sustainable community and production transitions.
  4. Theories, Institutions, and Cultures: Address cognitive and practical challenges of sustainability at various levels.
  5. Agriculture and Forestry: Innovate for resilient and sustainable agri-food and forestry systems.
  6. Health and Ecosystems: Investigate the impacts of climate and global health from ecosystems to humans.

Educational Structure:

  • Horizontal: Multi-disciplinary events to expose all candidates to the complexity of sustainability and climate change.
  • Vertical: Curriculum-specific events to train candidates in their specific fields.
  • Focused: Thematic and methodological courses offered by host universities to support research efforts.

Ready to be part of the future? APPLY NOW