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The funding period of the International Research Training Group "StRATEGy" of the German Research Foundation (DFG) starts today. Within in the next 6 years two generations of PhD students will be trained. The program includes 13 German and 10 Argentinian PhD projects, which cover the topics climate, surface processes, tectonics, basin modeling, geodynamics, and georesources in the Andean foreland basin of Argentina.
All interviews with the first generation of PhD candidates has been done and all of them will start their PhD in time. The candidates come from Germany, Spain, France, Columbia, China, and Iran. Four of them are women.