Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


We are pleased to inform the International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice (IEDS) announces recruitment call for candidates. 

The IEDS is continuation of the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies by Centre for Polar Studies, and uses its experiences in education of young scientific staff at the highest standards in cooperation with the renowned scientific and academic centres. 
The IEDS has been organized by the University of Silesia and Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences:  the Institute of Geophysics, the Institute of Mathematics and the Institute of Oceanology. The Maria Curie-Skłodowska University is the associated partner in social sciences. 
The doctoral studies are carried out in Exact & Natural Sciences and Engineering and Technical Sciences in three academic disciplines: Mathematics, Earth & Environment Sciences, and Materials Engineering.For details on the IEDS and recruitment process please visit:

We will be very grateful for dissemination of the above information within your students and among scientific/academic community you cooperate with.

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