The Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) provides a unique opportunity for participants to:
Since the beginning of the Program in 1977, 1724 participants from 84 countries have benefited from collaborating with IIASA's scholars and enhanced their own perspectives and career opportunities.
Applicants to the YSSP prepare a research proposal that corresponds both with their professional plans and the agenda of their selected IIASA Program. Accepted applicants begin work before the summer by planning their research in close collaboration with their IIASA supervisors.
Participants are expected to be resident at IIASA for the entire 3-month period; June through August. Up to five days of leave may be approved by supervisors for participation in conferences and/or for personal reasons. Participants also agree to a timely submission of their research reports.
The 2014 program starts on June 1, 2014, and ends on August 31, 2014. In order to be considered, applicants must commit to staying for the entire program.
Registration for the 2014 program has closed. Registration for the 2015 program will open on October 1, 2014. Closing date is January 12, 2015. Only complete applications received before 24.00 (CET) on January 12, 2015 will be considered.Candidates will be informed about acceptance of their applications by March 10, 2015.
Last edited: 17 January 2014
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