IIASA offers a summer program for PhD students to undertake a scientific project on a topic related to the IIASA research agenda.

Annually, from 1 June to 31 August, IIASA hosts up to 50 doctoral students from around the world in its Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP).

Applications to the 2022 program have closed.  Applications to the 2023 program will open 6 October 2022 and run until 12 January 2023.