Our goal is to train curious, empowered and rigorous researchers who can address the social and technical challenges of a changing world.
PhD researchers at the Copernicus Institute come from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds within the field of sustainability. Our PhDs have an academic and social home in one of our five research groups. The institute is a fun and vibrant place to work, with an open, productive and supportive research culture that values inclusivity and a diversity of perspectives.
How do I find current PhD vacancies?
All PhD positions are announced through the Utrecht University website: Working at Utrecht University
Do I need to speak Dutch to work at the Copernicus Institute?
English is our working language. Unless otherwise stated for a specific position, knowledge of Dutch is not required (although you are encouraged to learn Dutch while you are here!).