10 Doctoral positions offered by International Research Training Group

The Sino-German Research Training Group (GRK 2309) “Geo-ecosystems in transition on the Tibetan Plateau” (TransTiP), funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), offers a researchoriented doctoral program analyzing different aspects of Earth surface fluxes on the Tibetan Plateau in four distinct project areas: Sediment fluxes, carbon fluxes, water fluxes and water quality, as well as human dimensions of climate change.

For the start as of January 1st 2021, TransTiP is now offering 10 PhD positions (3 years, 50-100%).


The program includes a 6-months research stay at our partner institutions in China and provides excellent scientific and transferable skills training at all participating institutions. We offer exciting modern research projects in well-equipped laboratories using state-of-the-art technologies, a communicative atmosphere within an excellent scientific network, mutual exchange with a broad range of institutions and participation in international and national conferences and workshops.

Start of the program: January 1st 2021
Application deadline: May 31st 2020


Please see all details in the PDF available for download below.


2020 TransTiP PhD positions.pdf
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