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Every summer, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), hosts up to 50 doctoral students from around the world in its Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP), near Vienna, Austria 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11 JANUARY 2019

PROGRAM DATES: 1 JUNE – 31 AUGUST 2019 

Each YSSP participant works on a topic related to his or her PhD thesis and to IIASA’s research agenda, the goal being to write a publishable paper on the summer project.  All YSSP participants are personally mentored by IIASA senior scientists.

YOU SHOULD APPLY IF:

--you are an advanced graduate student;

--your field of study complements research at IIASA;

--you are interested in pursuing interdisciplinary research;

--your research and career would benefit from working alongside 50 or so young scientists, as well as senior scientists, from around the world;

--you would like to explore the policy implications of your work.

 

Successful applicants from the 23 countries with an IIASA National Member Organization (NMO) are eligible for funding, and some fellowships are also available for students from non-NMO countries.

 

GENERAL QUESTIONS: yssp.info@iiasa.ac.at

 

WHAT IS IIASA?

IIASA is an international scientific institute that conducts research into critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological and social change that we face in the twenty-first century.

 

IIASA’s research is performed within the following program areas and flagship projects:

PROGRAMS

  Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases

  Advanced Systems Analysis

  Ecosystem Services and Management

  Energy

  Evolution and Ecology                                  

  Risk and Resilience

  Transitions to New Technologies

  Water

  World Population 

FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

  Arctic Futures Initiative

  Tropical Futures Initiative

  Water Futures and Solutions Initiative 

  Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within European and Eurasian Space

  Integrated Solutions for Water, Energy, and Land (ISWEL)

 

Detailed information about the Institute and research programs is on the IIASA Website 

 

TO APPLY:

Each applicant must submit an online application form, CV, two references, and a 500-word essay explaining how your skills and interests relate to the IIASA project with which you would most like to work

Details and Application Forms can be found HERE

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