BC3 is a Basque Excellence Research Centre (BERC) established in 2008 under the direction of the Basque Government and the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea to contribute to knowledge about the causes and impacts of climate change and encourage progress in high-level research on the subject.
This center was created as a result of the Basque government’s strong commitment to promoting research and science as well as their desire to attract prestigious international researchers.
BC3 are a research centre on the causes and consequences of climate change. Led by one of the most recognized scientists in the Climate Change field -Prof. Maria José Sanz, we produce multidisciplinary knowledge to support decision making towards sustainable development at the international level.
With a multidisciplinary team, connected to the main scientific institutions, networks and socio-economic agents, for a decade, our contribution to research of climate change and to the science-policy interface puts us in a unique position to offer knowledge, tools, new methodologies and cross-cutting proposals, that we lead towards action in a collaborative framework with stakeholders, to design and help implement policies aimed at sustainable development.
The school will be directed by
Prof. Ferdinando Villa
(Ikerbasque Professor at BC3)
Project leader of ARIES and a world-recognized authority in ecoinformatics and ecosystem services modeling. The team of teachers will include academicians and practitioners in ES modeling from leading universities and governmental institutions worldwide