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Doctoral Studentships in Environmental Science Specializing in Climate and Environmental Change, Sweden

Are you interested in the study of ecological, climatic, and other natural processes? Then, you can apply for the Doctoral Studentships in Environmental Science Specializing in Climate and Environmental Change offered at the Södertörn University in Germany for the academic year 2022-2023.

All international, as well as home country students interested in this position, are eligible to apply for this studentship. Students that have made applications relevant to the Environment research theme and the specialization in climate and environmental change will be considered for this doctoral scholarship.

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This support will assist you to pursue a degree at the university by covering your tuition cost in Sweden.

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Södertörn University is a public university college located in Flemingsberg in Huddinge Municipality, and the larger area called Södertörn, in Stockholm County, Sweden. The university is ranked 28th nationwide.

Why choose to study at the Södertörn University? Södertörn University is a dynamic institute of higher education with a unique profile and high academic standard. The university possesses a rich teaching staff that holds doctorates and there is a strong link between undergraduate education and research.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 14th February 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Södertörn University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Employment
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Sweden.


  • Eligible Countries: All home country and foreign national students can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students must apply for a PhD programme offered at Södertörn University.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must fulfill the requirements for courses comprising at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are awarded at the second-cycle/Master’s level.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students must log in to the web portal of the university to apply. Then fill out this form to be considered for the studentship.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • An application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Degree certificates and proof that the entry requirements are fulfilled
  • Bachelor’s essay and Master’s dissertation in the field in accordance with the entry requirements
  • A research plan consisting of no more than two pages. The plan should identify and justify the relevance of a research problem that the applicant proposes to address as part of their doctoral studentship. It must have a specific bearing on the Environmentresearch theme and the specialization in climate and environmental change. The research plan should clearly state the research aims and question(s), and outline the relevant and methodological approaches.
  • Two references, with contact details
  • A maximum of three publications may be appended
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a second-cycle/Master’s level qualification in Environmental Science or a related subject.
  • Language Requirement: The students must meet the language requirements of the course they wish to join at Södertörn.


The selected candidates are entitled to receive admission to third-cycle education, i.e. research level, and employment on a doctoral studentship from the university.

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