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Doctoral Programme in Sustainability



Sustainability research involves specialists from different origins and backgrounds with a variety of disciplinary perspectives but with the common will to contribute to the development of society by providing future generations with the options and skills required to forge their own path.
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya program encompasses the research and courses that deal with the current challenges to sustainability: exhaustion, distribution and management of natural resources, including energy and water; climate change impacts and adaptation and mitigation mechanisms; modelling of socio-environmental systems and assessment of their evolution and development; poverty and imbalances in urban and rural environments; technological innovation and integrated concepts in construction, architecture and management of public services and the environment; and preservation and promotion of environmental and cultural heritage.

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  • Organization
  • Context
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  • Academic information
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  • Enrolment
  • Yearly evaluation
  • Research plan
  • Thesis deposit procedure
  • Issuing of Ph.D. degree

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