A master program from the Institute of Urban Environment (IUE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in environmental science and technology is opening for application. The group of Industrial and Urban Ecology leaded by Dr. Wei-Qiang Chen is seeking for students now!

This program focuses on elucidating the interactions between the environment and human and developing the methods to regulate and control these interactions using multi-discipline scientific and engineering tools. It is aimed at providing world class training for young scientists and engineers with international background and inter disciplinary knowledge in environmental protection science and technology. The duration of scholarships cannot exceed 3 years. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment. Detailed information about this program please see attached files.


Main Qualifications for Applicants

Country: Non-Chinese citizens

Age: maximum age of 30 years on 31 December 2018

Major: holding a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or engineering, material physics and chemistry

Language: English or Chinese

Deadline: March 23, 2018


About the Industrial and Urban Ecology Group at IUE, CAS

The Industrial and Urban Ecology group at IUE, CAS was established by Dr. Wei-Qiang Chen in 2015 and currently consists of five research staff members (including Dr. Chen), 2 research assistants, 3 doctoral students, and 3 master students. The group’s current studies are on 1) mapping the in-use stocks of products and bulk materials including cements and base metals in China from 1990 to 2015 with high spatial resolution, 2) building the global trade networks and Chinese national-level cycles of materials especially rare earth materials, and 3) characterizing the anthropogenic cycles and emissions of plastics and toxic metals (including arsenic, cadmium, and chromium) in China.

Detailed information about our group please follow:


About the Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Institute of Urban Environment (IUE) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) was established in 2006. It is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary institution engaged in fundamental and applied research on the cutting edge of environmental and resource sciences in the urbanized era. The IUE is the only national research institute engaged in comprehensive studies on urban environment in the world. 

Detailed information about IUE, CAS please follow:


About the Xiamen City in Fujian Province, China

Xiamen, also historically known as Amoy, is a major resort city in Fujian Province on the Taiwan Strait. This city is well known for its amiable climate, Hoklo influence and picturesque scenery. It is ranked as China's "most romantic leisure city".



Dr. Yupeng Liu

Tel: 86-592-6190672


Address: 1799, Jimei Road, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China



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Call for 2018 International Master Program in Environmental Science and Technology



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