The University of Basel invites PhD students to the 4th international and interdisciplinary PhD Summer School 'Research on Sustainable Development'. The school will take place from 10 – 14 July 2017 at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

This year's Summer School examines the interlinkages between sustainability and risk issues throughout all disciplines. In an inspiring interdisciplinary setting we will discuss and analyse approaches that conceptually and empirically link questions of sustainability and risks. The School will be highly interactive.

PhD Summer School

Outstanding experts from social and natural sciences as well as economics will enrich the discussions and comment on the participants' presentations:

  • Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Zehnder, visiting professor, Nanyang Technologi- cal University NTU, Singapore
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Baumgärtner, University of Freiburg, Germany

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

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2017. The number of participants is limited. There will be no attendance fee.

For further information please visit the Website.

We kindly ask you to forward this Call to interested PhD students and / or to post it in your institute. Thank you!

Yours sincerely,
Prof. Dr. Patricia Holm, Prof. Dr. Paul Burger, Prof. Dr. Frank Krysiak,
Dr. Marius Christen

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