Deadline: 31 March 2018
Dates: August 25 to September 1, 2018
Country & City: Croatia, Split
The 2018 Summer School’s focus is on energy sectors in transition, in particular in South Eastern and Eastern Europe, The Energy Community – organizer of the event, has announced.
The school is co-financed by the GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Energy Efficiency and the Višegrad Fund.
The program builds on two previous summer schools and will also consider the broader geographical context of Europe and possibly beyond. It will go beyond a mere training program for energy-related topics, intending to enable participants to understand the full complexity of energy sectors, while providing them a platform for exchange and contribution to shaping the sectors’ future.
This year’s Summer School will cover various aspects of the energy supply chain. The program is scheduled to focus on particular aspects on particular days (Monday through Friday) of the Summer school week:
- Economic Monday
- Technical Tuesday
- Political Wednesday
- Legal Thursday
- Sustainable Friday
More than 30 lectures will contribute to the program. During the training, participants will attend lectures taught by high-level scholars from academia as well as experts and practitioners from leading energy companies.
The opening day of the Summer School is reserved for welcoming speeches, planned to be held by Dirk Buschle, the Energy Community Secretariat Deputy Director, and Joachim Gaube, the Sector Fund Manager of the German GIZ Open Regional Fund for SEE – Energy Efficiency, while the opening speech will be provided by the Director of Energy Community (EnC), Janez Kopač.
The Summer School is targeted at highly motivated postgraduate students (masters or PhD), researchers from all energy-related disciplines, young professionals from governmental institutions, companies, think tanks and NGOs from the Energy Community Region.
The application deadline is March 31. Interested candidates should submit their application by completing an on-line form in English, using the designated link https://www.energy-community.org/aboutus/summer-school/2018.html
Official language of the school is English.