17 Doctoral Programs in Sustainability Studies 2020

A Doctor of Philosophy degree, short Ph.D is an advanced academic degree earned in various fields, signifying major interests and accomplishments in research. Pursuing a degree in sustainability is an incredibly rewarding endeavor, although there are many tough issues and debates that arise out of this topic. The understanding of sustainability’s importance to the health of the globe and th… Read More

A Doctor of Philosophy degree, short Ph.D is an advanced academic degree earned in various fields, signifying major interests and accomplishments in research.

Pursuing a degree in sustainability is an incredibly rewarding endeavor, although there are many tough issues and debates that arise out of this topic. The understanding of sustainability’s importance to the health of the globe and the community is a relatively new discussion among scientists and leaders.

Doctoral Program in Sustainability Studies

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Rochester, USA

A practically based program that fosters innovation and creativity in solving real-world challenges within social, economic, technological, and business realms. In this inhere ... Read More

A practically based program that fosters innovation and creativity in solving real-world challenges within social, economic, technological, and business realms. In this inherently interdisciplinary program, you’ll become part of a network of academics from across RIT who are working to optimize sustainable systems and practices in engineering, manufacturing, energy, education, and more. Read Less
PhD
24 Aug 2020
Full time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Belfast, United Kingdom

The primary focus of the Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics research cluster is fundamental and applied aspects of ecology, environmental economics, con ... Read More

The primary focus of the Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics research cluster is fundamental and applied aspects of ecology, environmental economics, conservation, aquaculture, animal behavior, molecular taxonomy and molecular genetics, particularly involving links between these aspects. The cluster has a high level of research activity involving academic staff, Postdoctoral scientists, and postgraduate research students. The cluster has a high level of research activity involving academic staff, Postdoctoral scientists, and postgraduate research students. Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
Part time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

The main focus of the program is understanding of the historical development of ecosystems before significant disturbances caused by human activities. The program accentuates ... Read More

The main focus of the program is understanding of the historical development of ecosystems before significant disturbances caused by human activities. The program accentuates a palaeological approach that corresponds very well with methods of a recent ecological research. The combination of both approaches allows recognizing the extent of the damage, the speed of their changes, and the resilience and recovery of ecosystems, too. Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
4 years
28 Apr 2017
English
Campus
 
Bogotá, Colombia + 1 More

El Doctorado en Estudios Ambientales y Rurales ha focalizado la trayectoria de la Facultad en Estudios Ambientales y Rurales en la formación de investigadores de alto nivel qu ... Read More

El Doctorado en Estudios Ambientales y Rurales ha focalizado la trayectoria de la Facultad en Estudios Ambientales y Rurales en la formación de investigadores de alto nivel que sobresalen por su calidad humana, académica y profesional. El programa cumple más de 10 años formando doctores capaces de proponer y desarrollar estudios ecológicos, ambientales y rurales, con una visión holística e interdisciplinar, incorporando el conocimiento académico más reciente con miras a impactar la relación sociedad-naturaleza. Nuestros egresados se han preparado para generar nuevas teorías, grupos de investigación y estudios innovadores en su campo de conocimiento. El trabajo conjunto de los departamentos de Ecología y Territorio y de Desarrollo Rural ha fortalecido tres grupos de investigación acreditados por Colciencias como grupos de categoría A, a los cuales son vinculados los estudiantes. Read Less
PhD
01 Jan 2020
Full time
6 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
Vila Real, Portugal

Este curso tem por principal objetivo dotar os doutorandos de conhecimento para desenhar, implementar e avaliar soluções territorialmente diferenciadas para o desenvolvimento ... Read More

Este curso tem por principal objetivo dotar os doutorandos de conhecimento para desenhar, implementar e avaliar soluções territorialmente diferenciadas para o desenvolvimento inteligente, inclusivo e sustentável, capazes de responder às necessidades e expetativas de pessoas, organizações e comunidades diversas. Read Less
PhD
01 Oct 2020
Full time
3 years
Portuguese
Campus
 
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

The MPhil/PhD in Development, Environment and Policy provides advanced training and research experience at a doctoral level in the areas at the intersection of development, en ... Read More

The MPhil/PhD in Development, Environment and Policy provides advanced training and research experience at a doctoral level in the areas at the intersection of development, environment and policy. A key feature of the programme is an emphasis on interdisciplinarity – our students are encouraged to blend concepts, tools and methods from across disciplines, eg. economics and nutrition; politics and geography. Read Less
PhD
28 Sep 2020
Full time
Part time
3 years
30 Jun 2020
English
Campus
 
A Coruña, Spain + 9 More

The PhD program in Environmental Science and Technology is an official university degree whose objective is to train researchers who can reinforce the processes of generation ... Read More

The PhD program in Environmental Science and Technology is an official university degree whose objective is to train researchers who can reinforce the processes of generation and transfer of knowledge in relation to the environment, as well as scientific and technological innovation in Everything related to its proper management. Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
Part time
3 years
Spanish
Campus
 
Bangkok, Thailand

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This Read Less
PhD
01 Jun 2020
Full time
English
Campus
 
Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua
Chihuahua, Mexico

The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training of pro ... Read More

The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training of professionals, are responsive to innovative proposals and supported knowledge to demands solution to the problem of animal production systems, sustainable use and exploitation of natural resources in Chihuahua, Mexico and even beyond. Read Less
PhD
01 Jul 2020
Full time
8 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
Toronto, Canada

Grounded in the context of a post-modern society, and recognizing the importance of multiple perspectives, this Ph.D. program in Educational Sustainability will prepare studen ... Read More

Grounded in the context of a post-modern society, and recognizing the importance of multiple perspectives, this Ph.D. program in Educational Sustainability will prepare students from a variety of fields. Read Less
PhD
03 Jul 2020
Full time
English
Campus
 
Pisa, Italy + 1 More

The Ph.D. Programme in “Politics, human rights, and sustainability” is a three-year residential programme characterized by an interdisciplinary approach to the subject and by ... Read More

The Ph.D. Programme in “Politics, human rights, and sustainability” is a three-year residential programme characterized by an interdisciplinary approach to the subject and by the emphasis placed on current problems defining the protection and promotion of human rights. Read Less
PhD
01 Oct 2020
Full time
3 years
12 Jun 2015
English, Italian
Campus
 
Guimaraes, Portugal + 1 More

The main objective of the Doctoral Program in Sustainable Built Environment is to create an integrated approach to this subject, covering phases of design, construction materi ... Read More

The main objective of the Doctoral Program in Sustainable Built Environment is to create an integrated approach to this subject, covering phases of design, construction materials and technologies, service life evaluation and durability, rehabilitation, building comfort and use of energy, construction economics, and management, sustainable urban development and regeneration.Doctoral Program in Sustainable Built Environment Read Less
PhD
01 Oct 2020
Full time
6 semesters
04 Sep 2015
English, Portuguese
Campus
 
Hsinchu, Taiwan

To face the new challenges in the pollution of air, soil and water brought on by environmental change and global warming, our program is designed to equip students with superb ... Read More

To face the new challenges in the pollution of air, soil and water brought on by environmental change and global warming, our program is designed to equip students with superb abilities in problem analysis and solving of regional and global issues; independent innovative thinking, planning and project execution; decision-making, interdisciplinary coordination, and international communication. Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
English
Campus
 
Porto, Portugal

The Doctoral Programme is related to the course’s teaching staff’s national and international research projects that have resulted in a considerable number of scientific artic ... Read More

The Doctoral Programme is related to the course’s teaching staff’s national and international research projects that have resulted in a considerable number of scientific articles. Read Less
PhD
12 Sep 2020
Full time
3 years
31 Aug 2016
English
Campus
 
Paris, France

New Frontiers Ph.D. projects aim to expand collective intelligence and contribute to the solutions to global challenges through original research investigations. These project ... Read More

New Frontiers Ph.D. projects aim to expand collective intelligence and contribute to the solutions to global challenges through original research investigations. These projects often sit at the interface of art & design, digital technology, education, and science, however, this is not strictly mandatory. For example, past projects have involved learning with games, teaching through research, communication technologies, participatory science, art/design as a means to communicate science, etc. Read Less
PhD
01 Sep 2020
Full time
3 years
English
Campus