Specifically, the programme aims to bring together applicants interested in sustainable energy governance issues from the following countries in South East Europe and the Caucasus: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, and UNMIK/Kosovo.
The following candidates are eligible:
- Current postgraduate students (master’s and PhD candidates) in natural and human sciences on sustainable energy governance related topics;
- Postdoctoral researchers in natural and human sciences on sustainable energy governance related topics.
- Graduated energy related professionals working in the public (municipalities, agencies, research institutes) or private sectors (enterprises, NGOs, etc.) with at least 3 years of experience in the field of Sustainable Energy.
- Knowledge of and work experience in UNESCO designated sites would be an advantage.
All candidates should have good knowledge of English. They should be able to work in teams and in an interdisciplinary fashion. They will be required to take part in all the activities foreseen in the programme. At the end of school, they will be required to make a public presentation as decided and assigned with the tutor(s) on a particular module/theme at the conclusive session of the International Fall Workshop: “Upgrading Life in Historical Towns – Renewable Energy”.
No fees will be required by selected participants. The organizers will cover full board accommodation costs. Official language of the school is English. Students will receive an official Certificate of Attendance.
Applications shall be submitted by email to . Candidates shall provide their CV and a short letter of motivation with related experience in sustainable energy (both documents in English). Deadline for application is 15 August 2013. The selection of candidates will be carried out by an international panel of experts. Selected candidates will be notified of the outcome of evaluation by 30 August 2013.
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