Environmental policy, Management, Transition studies

Co-organised with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Alpen-Adria-Universit√§t Klagenfurt and The Integrated Assessment Society, 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.


Course date

25 June - 6 July, 2012
15 February, 2012

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.