2017 Danube: Future Interdisciplinary School (DIS), Cultural and social implications of global change on the Danube River Basin, Krems, Austria July 14th – 21st, 2017


The School is part of the Danube: Future project, a joint initiative of the Alps-Adriatic Rectors’ Conference and the Danube Rectors’ Conference, which has been endorsed as flagship project of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, priority area 7 - Knowledge Society.

The School deals with “cultural and social implications of global change on the Danube River Basin”. In the enclosed Call for applications you will find an overview of the programme and requirements for participants.

Applications are open for PhD Students and Junior Post-docs, especially those with experience and interest in interdisciplinary studies in the context of sustainable development.
The participation is free. All organizational costs and participants’ living expenses (food allowance and accommodation) shall be covered by the Danube-University Krems and its sponsors, i.e. the Central European Initiative; home institution should cover travel costs fully or partly (in the latter case the rest has to be borne by the participant).

Each candidate has to fill in the completed Application form  by Friday 29th May, 2017. The total number of participants of the school is limited to 28.

The Organizing Committee will select applicants on the grounds of their scholarly achievements and statement of motivation by June 6th 2017.

The Organizing Committee is composed of:

  • Prof. Gerald Steiner, Danube University Krems
  • Prof. Christian Hanus, Danube University Krems
  • Prof. Juliana Popova, University of Ruse
  • Dr. Gertrud Haidvogl, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna


More information about the Danube: Future Interdisciplinary School and about the Danube: Future project, can be found on the website:  In case of questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!


08.05.2017