Young Scientists Summer Program in Austria

Young Scientists Summer Program in Austria

YSSP celebrates its 41st anniversary. Until this day, 1917 YSSPers from 86 countries have participated in the program. The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international scientific institute that conducts research into the critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological, and social change.Since 1977, IIASA’s annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) offers research opportunities to talented young researchers whose interests correspond with IIASA’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic and social change.Funding is provided through IIASA’s National Member Organizations.

The YSSP provides a unique opportunity to:

  • advance your research under the direct supervision of an experienced IIASA scientist
  • broaden your research interests by working in the IIASA interdisciplinary and international research environment;
  • build contacts with IIASA’s worldwide network and collaborate with the institute during your future career
  • produce a paper which will be the first step towards a publishable journal article

Award

The awards are given annually for outstanding work by participants in IIASA’s Young Scientists Summer Program. They provide financial support for the winners to return to IIASA for an additional three months of research.

Who should apply?

  • PhD students (ideally about 2 years prior to receiving a PhD)
  • working on a field compatible with ongoing research at IIASA
  • with a wish to explore the policy implications of your work

Eligibility

  • PhD students (ideally about 2 years prior to receiving a PhD).
  • Working on a field compatible with ongoing research at IIASA.
  • With a wish to explore the policy implications of your work.
  • Applicants from all countries are welcome, although IIASA gives priority to citizens or residents of NMO countries.
  • Participation in the YSSP is only possible for one summer.

Official Link

Deadline: 11th January 2017