UNU-IIST opens new PhD programme in ICT for Sustainable Development

Earlier this month UNU-IIST opened a new double degree PhD programme in ICT for Sustainable Development in partnership with the University of Pisa.  The programme which attracted close to three hundred applicants from around the globe is designed to train experts to become future global leaders who have a deep appreciation of the issues of Sustainable Development and the manner of addressing them using current and future ICT.  The programme has a normal duration of seven semesters, with students spending the first semester in Macau and the second semester in Pisa.  Research is then carried out in the most suitable location.  Seven students from five countries were enrolled in the first course of the PhD programme on Environment and Development, which began September 10. 

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