Ph.D. On Campus

Environment and Climate Research

Wageningen University and Research

48 months
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The Environment and Climate Research course at Wageningen University and Research  supports PhD candidates in the natural and social environmental sciences during their PhD trajectory.


We consider it of great importance that you develop useful competencies that go beyond your PhD subject. We want to help you finish your PhD in time, manage work pressure, prepare for your future career, and learn how to have impact with your science on society.

There are several way by which WIMEK can help you to obtain these goals. Detailed information about relevant subjects you can find following the links at the right.

WIMEK offers various ways to support you

For new Environment and Climate Research course at Wageningen University and Research candidates we developed the WIMEK Buddy System to help you find you way within Wageningen University and WIMEK Graduate School.

Maybe in the course of your PhD trajectory you will come across challenges you would like to discuss with someone outside of your chair group. WIMEK and Wageningen University offer different forms of confidential support.

Programme Structure

Courses and events

  •  Linear Models,
  •  Generalized Linear Models, 
  •  Multivariate Analysis, 
  •  Mixed Linear Models, 
  •  The art of modelling,
  •  Transformative research for global social-environmental challenges 
  •  Principles of Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Accordingly you submit an application to that graduate school which includes:

  • Cover letter describing your motivation to apply.
Preliminary research proposal (approximately two pages), containing:
  •  problem definition
  •  research questions
  •  proposed methodology linked to the research questions
  •  up-to-date literature references
  • References from at least two supervisors or professors.
  • Curriculum Vitae, including information on education, research experience and, if applicable, list of publications.
  • Scans of passport and Diploma’s

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 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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