Thursday, March 27, 2014

PhD Programme in Global Change and Climate Economics Scholarships

The Environmental Economics Unit (EEU) at the University of Gothenburg, in collaboration with the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, offer six full scholarships in a PhD program in Global Change and Climate Economics with admission September 2014.

The overall aim of this program is to contribute to sustainable development and the alleviaiton of poverty in the poorest contires.

These scholarships are only open to applicants from developing countries and in particular Bangaldesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The choice of these countries has been made by the Swedish Government on the basis of long-term development cooperation.

The program span is four to five years, of which the first two years consist of compulsary coursework in mathematics, statistics, econometrics, micro- and macroeconomics. The second year includes a sequence of courses in climate and environmental economics.

Criteria and eligibility
1. Strong background in economics, at least a master's degree.
2. Institutional affiliation, such as universities, research institutes etc.
3. Must come from a developing country, see above list.
4. Analytical ability.
5. Priority for Women.
6. Documented interest in resource and environmental issues.

Deadline for application is 1 April, 2014.

For more information and application please visit the PhD Programme in Global Change and Climate Economics Scholarships page.

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