Get an Italian PhD Scholarship in Sustainable Development

PhD sustainable development IUSSA new PhD program on “Sustainable Development and Climate Change” is now open for applications.

The is the first National Doctorate in Sustainable Development and Climate Change program at the IUSS School. It was an in agreement with the 30 private and public Italian universities involved, for a duration of three years. It aims to prepare future academic scholars to “redesign a resilient society, able to better address and manage the problem of climate change, and to rethink sustainable development”.

Where is the host for PhD Sustainable Development?

Under the coordination of IUSS, the participating universities and institutes are;

  1. Polytechnic University of Bari
  2. Universityof Bari Aldo Moro
  3. Universityof Brescia
  4. Ca’Foscari University of Venice
  5. Universityof Cagliari
  6. Universityo Cassino and Southern Lazio
  7. University of Ferrara
  8. University of Studies of Florence
  9. University of Genoa
  10. Universityo Insubria
  11. Universityo L’Aquila
  12. University of Messina
  13. Catholic University of Milan
  14. PolytechnicUniversity of Milan
  15. State University of Milan
  16. Universityof Modena and Reggio Emilia
  17. Universityof Padua
  18. Universityof Pavia
  19. IUSSUniversity of Pavia,
  20. Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa
  21. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa
  22. University of Pisa of Mediterranean Studies of Reggio Calabria
  23. Universityof Sassari di Sassari
  24. University of Siena
  25. University of Turin
  26. Polytechnicof Turin
  27. Universityof Trento
  28. Universityof Trieste,
  29. Universityof Urbino Carlo Bo.
Focus of Scholarship Program

The PhD program is organised at a national level: IUSS PaviaIUSS Pavia will be coordinating 30 universities across Italy with 105 scholarships available, covering 6 research areas, in an interdisciplinary framework.

The research fields are:

  1. Earth System and Environment;
  2. Socio-economic Risk and Impacts;
  3. Technology and Territory;
  4. Theories, Institutions and Cultures;
  5. Agriculture and Forestry;
  6. Health and Ecosystems.

The PhD will be in English, and international students are more than welcome.

Please feel free to share this information within your institution and network and with your students.

Application deadline and Timeline

Applications for participation in the competition must be submitted to the IUSS University School of Pavia via the web platform ( ) by 22 July 2021, at 12.00 .

The PhD program will start on November 1, 2021

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