PhD Scholarships in Global Change and Climate Economics

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PhD Scholarships in Global Change and Climate Economics; 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. 

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

Students from developing counties

These scholarships are only open to applicants from developing countries and in particular Bangladesh  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 compulsory coursework in mathematics, statistics, econometrics  micro- and macroeconomics. The second year includes a sequence of courses in climate and environmental economics.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Strong background in economics, at least a master's degree.
  • Institutional affiliation, such as universities, research institutes etc.
  • Must come from a developing country, see above list.
  • Analythical ability.
  • Priority for Women.
  • Documented interest in resource and environmental issues.

Deadline for application is 1 April. 


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