We are pleased to announce that the new call for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate SMART (Science for MAnagement of Rivers and their Tidal systems) has been published.
Several (>6) 3-years PhD fellowship are available for interdisciplinary research in River Science
Call for application: www.riverscience.eu
Deadline for applications: January 13, 2014 at 1.00 p.m. - Italian time (GMT+1)
SMART is a 3-years Joint PhD programme offered in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus action by the University of Trento (Italy), Queen Mary, University of London (UK) and the Freie University of Berlin (Germany), together with 17 associate partners in 8 different countries and 4 continents, encompassing research centres, private companies and governmental agencies.
Research is multidisciplinary-based at a principal institution with mandatory mobility to a second Consortium partner and one Associate partner. The multi-disciplinary and international features of the participating Institutions offers a wide range of possible research contexts for European and non-European Candidates, who will have the opportunity to work with leading researchers.
The SMART Programme focuses on the core areas of natural and engineering sciences relevant to the sustainable management of river systems from their headwaters to estuaries, including hydraulics, morphodynamics, hydrology, biogeochemistry, geomorphology, biology and ecology.
Call for applications is available online at: www.riverscience.eu, where you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, etc.
Admission is on a selective basis; successful completion of the PhD programme will be awarded a joint or double Doctoral Degree in River Science. Arrival of selected PhD students at their Primary Institution is foreseen by September/October 2014.