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PhD Summer School 'Research on Sustainable Development', July 18-22, 2016, Basel

The University of Basel, Switzerland, invites PhD students to the 3rd international and interdisciplinary PhD Summer School 'Research on Sustainable Development', taking place from 18 – 22 July 2016 at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

This year's Summer School examines the variety of conceptions of sustainability and how they shape research. Participants will get to know and examine innovative methods to find firm and informed ways through this thicket. The School will be highly interactive.

Outstanding experts from economics, natural sciences and social sciences will enrich the discussions and comment on the participants' presentations.
Invited guest speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Buchholz, University Regensburg
  • Prof. Dr. Konrad Steffen, director of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research
  • Prof. Dr. Susan Baker, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

The School is open to advanced PhD students who research in the field of sustainability and who are passionate about furthering the interdisciplinary discourse on sustainability.

The closing date for applications is April 30, 2016. The number of participants is limited. There will be no attendance fee.

For further information please consult the attached Call or visit our Website.