Calendar: PhD Schools & Resource Calls

PhD Schools


27th May – 31st May 2024

Data management and modelling: a model-based assessment of management options to maintain soil organic carbon stocks in agricultural soils

PhD course, 2 ECTS
Location: one preparatory meeting and a five-day workshop on campus Ultuna, SLU/Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

Course description - click here

Contact for applications: Dr. Katharina Meurer,
Deadline for applications: 15th April 2024
Maximum number of participants: 25

2 to 6 September 2024

Summerschool „Soil organic matter management”

The summer school will take place at the Thünen campus in Braunschweig, Germany from Monday 02.09 till Friday 06.09.2024.

We welcome all PhD students and young Postdocs to apply for it and join this EJP SOIL event. Please send the application form, a short CV and a motivation letter (max. 300 words) including the topic of your research to Katharina Meurer ( until 30th March 2024.

Travel and accommodation will be covered for EJP SOIL partners and there are no attendance fees.

Summerschool invitation

Contact Katrin ( if you have questions.

Registration closed. If you wish to get on the waiting list, please contact Katrin.


Recent courses:


8 – 13 May: PhD course on “Merging Measurements and Modeling in Soil Physics” at Aarhus University (Denmark)

Course Description

Contact: Lis Wollesen de Jonge, 

1 June - 22 June: PhD course on" Soil systems: Analytical methods for integrating the chemical and biophysical interface in soils" at Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences  (SLU)

Course Description  

Course materials will be uploaded soon. 

Contact: Dr. Katharina Meurer,


April 2022 - INSPIRE course

Course description

12 – 16 September: PhD course on “Methods and tools for soil state and function at different scales” 

University of Latvia (Latvia)

Contact: Raimonds Kasparinskis ( or Kristīne Afanasjeva (

Course Description         

24 – 28 October: PhD course on “Soil Management for Sustainable Agriculture” 

University of Palermo (Italy)

Contact: Carmelo Dazzi ( and Giuseppe Lo Papa (

Course Description 

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