Please see this link for the opportunity offered by The University of Venice (Italy) on PhD degrees (4 years) related to “POLAR SCIENCE”.

The objective of the PhD programme in Polar Sciences is to prepare students with in-depth scientific competences and original and innovative research activities for becoming experts on topics related to recent and past environmental and climate changes of the polar regions and of the glaciated areas of high altitude/low latitudes sites. The state of the art of the scientific knowledge will be made available for the students for building a robust scientific understanding of the processes regulating the climate changes occurring in the polar regions with an interdisciplinary approach.

Research themes include:

  • Glaciology
  • Ice core sciences
  • Ice sheet Modeling
  • Polar Biology
  • Polar Oceanography
  • Paleoclimate
  • Paleoceanography
  • Polar Climate
  • Remote Sensing
  • Polar Geography and Geopolitics
  • Spectral Methods for Climatic Time Series
  • Data Mining

Application Instructions

The application form must be completed exclusively online, before Wednesday, April 10th, 2019, no later than 1 PM (Italian time), under penalty of exclusion.

For queries please contact Professor Carlo Barbante at


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