15 March 2013

Young scientists selected for IIASA summer program

IIASA’s Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) has selected their 2013 class. Successful participants will be notified today of their selection to the program, which brings elite PhD students to IIASA for a summer of independent research.
 YSSP participants 2012 students ©IIASA

YSSP participants 2012 students ©IIASA

The YSSP, which runs from 1 June to 31 August, has selected 51 participants from 23 countries this year. This year’s class includes strong representation from the US, China, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, and Finland. Developing countries are also represented, including Pakistan, India, Egypt, and Iran.  During the program, participants work on independent research projects in collaboration with IIASA researchers. 

IIASA’s selection committee faced a difficult task this year, with over 300 applications submitted, the third highest in the history of the YSSP. More information.

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Tanja Huber

YSSP Coordinator & Team Leader

Young Scientists Summer Program

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