Ph.D. On Campus

Environment, Society and Global Change

University of Freiburg

36 months
Tuition fee
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The Environment, Society and Global Change program sit within the Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Freiburg. 


First established in 2002, the Environment, Society and Global Change program from University of Freiburg is committed to helping GS-members become strategic researchers, motivated self-managers, excellent communicators, and capable interdisciplinary collaborators, fit for continuing in academic and alterative-academic roles. 


The Goals of the Graduate School (GS) are to:

  • Provide support to GS-members on their Ph.D. journeys
  • Foster science communication
  • Increase the visibility of the Faculty's research
  • Enhance inter and transdisciplinary research and collaboration

Programme Structure

As part of the Graduate School, you will have access to:

  • A vibrant and supportive community of peers who will support you, celebrate your successes, and potentially collaborate with you.
  • Events and workshops designed to help you develop your research and transferable skills
  • Individualized and group academic coaching
  • Opportunities to present your research at our annual events (3MT and Night of Sciences). 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Freiburg

790 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Environment, Society and Global Change
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