With funds from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), PhD candidates from developing countries are trained in environmental economics at the Environmental Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg. The EfD initiative also supports national graduate programs in environmental economics at all EfD centers.
The aim of the PhD program at EEU is to educate the students in environmental economics. The objective is to provide a strong up to date training in economics and apply this to important enviornmental and resource problems. In the past a large number of students from both Sweden and from developing countries have taken this program and gone on to work with the wider EfD program.
Read more about the PhD program and courses in environmental economics at the EEU website
There is an increasing demand for knowledge of the causes of environmental problems, the relationship between human activities and environmental problems, and the appropriate measures to deal with environmental problems.
Our programs are designed to provide students with top quality skills in these areas in order to meet the demands from private companies as well as from the public sectors, both in Sweden and in the international arena.
Read more at the website of University of Gothenburg, School of Business Economics and Law