Environmental policy, Management, Transition studies

Co-organised with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Alpen-Adria-Universit√§t Klagenfurt and co-operating with EC Tempus project "EnGo – Environmental Governance for Environmental Curricula" and the International Institute for Sustainable Development. This summer school is endorsed by the Global Earth System Governance project  in cooperation with the Global Land Project.


Course date

26 June - 5 July, 2013
15 March, 2013
The application process is closed; no more applications will be reviewed.

Target group

Applications are invited from PhD students and young university teachers / researchers. Undergraduates without a university degree will not be considered.


Participants considered for the summer school need to meet the following criteria:

  • hold positions at a university, research centre, consultancy, a research-oriented NGO or international organisation;
  • have an MSc / MA or PhD degree or equivalent and in the case of an MSc / MA at least also two years of research or/and teaching at graduate level or be enrolled in their PhD studies;
  • have demonstrable achievements in research or/and curriculum development;
  • demonstrate good communication skills.

Language requirement

The language of instruction is English, thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at seminars and workshops. Some of the shortlisted applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.