Saturday, 6 May 2017

Turin International Summer School in Italy (Scholarships are Available)

The Turin International Summer School is designed to offer two weeks full immersion in user charges regulation of local public services (e.g. waste, water, public transport, district heating, sport facilities) and is mainly addressed to undergraduate students at their last year, graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies. The programme will take place September 4-15, 2017

The deadline for the submission of the application form is the 5th of June 2017, h. 12:00 CET.
Admitted attendants will be contacted directly by email by the 16th of June 2017.

The course lasts two weeks and is articulated in three parts:
  • theoretical module
  • industry analysis
  • case studies (with a virtual regulatory final report prepared by attendants)

Detailed information about the programme is available here.

Fees and scholarships:
Based on the countries where the participants are from, the following two distinct rules will apply:
  • For attendants from new EU Member States (post 2004) and non OECD countries, no fee is applicable and accommodation is free.
  • Attendants from other countries 150 Euro registration fee is applicable, but the accommodation is free.

Selection criteria:
Selection to the Turin International Summer School is based on the following criteria:
  • relevance of applicant’s studies and professional experience / current job position to the topics of the Summer School programme
  • balanced geographical distribution of selected participants (OECD / non-OECD members; distribution per continent; inclusion of applicants from Countries non represented in the previous editions
  • balanced distribution of educational background (e.g. economics; environmental engineering; law; public administration; …)

Moreover, in the case of curricula with similar score, also some attention is given to the selection of profiles with expertise in different sectors relevant to the domain of regulation of LPS (e.g. water cycle, waste, energy, …).
How to apply:
Application to the Turin International Summer School should be submitted online.

For more information and to apply, visit the official website.

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