Start you PhD with us!

  Are you interested in land-use change?

  Would you like to be trained in the telecoupling framework and be on the forefront of understanding processes and actors that influence land-use in an interconnected world?

  Would you like to become an expert in trans- and interdisciplinary concepts and methodologies?

  Are you interested in moving between science and practice in order to qualify for a successful career in research, consulting, industry or governance?

  Are you in the first four years of your research career, or will you graduate soon?

If yes, we welcome you to submit an application for one of our available PhD positions. We are excited to explore employment opportunities with you.

The COUPLED European Training Network aims to attract international Early Stage Researchers for high quality PhD training. The aim of the programme is to increase the international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility of researchers. Fifteen students will be selected for a 3-year advanced multidisciplinary research training, preferably starting July 2018 or earlier.

Deadline: 24 November 2017, 23:59 CET

For further information please see the available positions or contact the project coordinator Prof. Jonas Østergaard Nielsen, the project administrator Kathrin Trommler or the potential supervisors at the respective institutions.


  1. I would like to receive any PhD opportunity on land use. I am currently predicting the land use land cover dynamics as part of MSc.Geomatics and expecting to graduate on 2018.

  2. Thank you for your interest, Gosbert. The Call for Applications is already closed. However, for some of the positions we might re-open the call. Please check this website and our social media channels for updated information.

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