The degree is jointly offered by the United Nations University and the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. The focus of the programme is on integrated management of water, soil and waste using a nexus approach, making it the first of its kind. The programme has a strong focus on developing countries Students have access to the facilities and services of TUD, one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany, as well as the network of UNU Institutes. Doctoral research includes close cooperation with UN agencies and programmes as well as other international organizations.
United Nations University (UNU) was established in 1973 and is comprised of 13 research institutes and programmes in 12 countries around the world. Even though UNU considers itself mainly as a research-oriented think tank addressing the needs of the UN system and its Member States and a bridge to the academic world, it offers postgraduate training and education programmes at various levels.
The Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden) is one of the 11 universities deemed as University of Excellence in Germany and one of the top universities in Europe. As a modern comprehensive, multidisciplinary university, and with its 18 faculties organised in five schools it has a broad and diverse scientific spectrum. The large campus family of TU Dresden is comprised of 37,000 students and approximately 7,900 employees.
The joint PhD programme established at the United Nations University Institute for the Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) and the Faculty of Environmental Sciences at TU Dresden is the latest among the very few doctoral programmes UNU currently offers.
- Department: NA
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: Given Below
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: NA
- Nationality: International Students or Any
- Field: Any
- Language: English
- Eligible Countries: International Students or Any
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: Available for PhD program at the university.
- Admissible Criteria: NA
How to apply
The required documents details are provided in the confidential Links of the University or Organization.
Student must have good command of written and spoken English.
1 August – 15 September