Scholarships at University Ca' Foscari of Venice

The PhD Programme in Science and Management of Climate Change was established in 2007, through an agreement between the Universita' Foscari in Venice (Unive) and the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC), a consortium comprising several Italian public and private Research institutions. 

Unive and CMCC joined their efforts to launch a joint PhD Programme in order to provide the job market with experts with a broad, in-depth, scientific and socio-economic background, as well as with a sound and innovative research experience focusing on the dynamics of climate change and the methodologies and techniques for evaluation and management, in terms of mitigation and adaptation measures and policies.
The Programme is organised in two Streams:
  • Dynamic Climatology, at CMCC in Bologna
  • Climate change impact and management, at the Department of Economics of the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice
In order to apply, students are required to hold an Italian “laurea magistrale/specialistica” or an university degree equivalent of a MSc. Foreign applicants shall provide full documentation of their university studies, including course profiles. Knowledge of the English language is a necessary prerequisite, since all the courses will be given in English.Applicants will be required to submit a research proposal, together with the CV and any other relevant documents, including university certificates, academic transcript of courses, certificate of English language proficiency, publications, presentation/reference letters.An interview, which may be held telephonically or via internet, may be organised for those candidates whose research projects the commission intends to consider. 
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