Welcome to the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE)!

ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

ESEE provides a forum so that we might all better understand these issues. Add your voice to the discussion by becoming a member.

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Recent Posts


Full Professorship (W3) for Sustainability Governance

The Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Sustainability Governance

in the department of Environmental Social Science and Geography to be filled by October, 1st 2015. This professorship is particularly suitable as a starting position for highly qualified early career researchers. The candidate should possess an international research profile and be committed to research and teaching excellence at the interface between sustainability science and inter- and transdisciplinary science studies.

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PhD position in Environmental Economics

Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, is a Swiss-based and internationally networked aquatic research institute within the ETH domain (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology). It is committed to the ecologically, economically and socially responsible management of water resources and aquatic ecosystems. The Department of Environmental Social Sciences (ESS) has a vacancy for a

PhD position in Environmental Economics with a focus on preferences for risk adaption and mitigation under climate change uncertainty.

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UPCOMING ESEE ELECTIONS and CALL for NOMINATIONS

Dear ESEE members,

As previously announced, the terms of office of four ESEE Board Members and of one Student Representative are ending this year after 3 years. As the ESEE Board currently consists of only 12 Board Members, but according to the ESEE Constitution, can consist of up to 15 Board Members including the two Student Representatives, we aim to fill the positions of 7 Board Members and one Student Representative.

ESEE Board Members and  Student Representative Election 2014. The candidates are here.

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