Dr. Ferdinand Esser, MBA
Scientific Coordinator of Early Career Researchers (doctoral and postdoctoral researchers) of the ICBM

Coordination of the PhD program 'Environmental Sciences and Biodiversity' and of ICBM-Alumni network

Managing director of the Graduate School Science, Medicine and Technology (OLTECH)


Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM)
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Str. 9-11
26129 Oldenburg, GERMANY

Phone: +49 (0)441 / 798-3171

Office: W15 0-031



The PhD study programme "Environmental Sciences and Biodiversity" for young researchers in the field mathematics and environmental sciences includes the following offers:

  • Enhancing the expertise through courses and summer schools especially organized for PhD students
  • Promoting the interdisciplinary collaboration through workshops and associated courses
  • Broadening of personal skills and competences through individual training.

The PhD study programme offers the opportunity for young scientists to deepen their knowledge in the fields of environmental science, ecology and systems research in oceans, coastal zones and terrestrial areas. This also includes a working visit at other national or international research institutions. Joint interdisciplinary seminars, invitations to workshopsof several days' duration, participation at international summer schools or attendanceofcourses onsocial and economic subjects promote the interdisciplinary cooperation. Provided are also courses onconveying and presenting scientific findings, on career planning, or for example, for further qualification in project management.

Prerequisite for the enrollment in the PhD study programme "Environmental Sciences and Biodiversity" at the Carl von Ossietzky University is the admission as a doctoral fellow in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

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