5th Groningen Energy Summer School in Groningen, Netherlands

Deadline: 15 March 2016
Open to: PhD students
Venue: 18 – 26 August 2016 Groningen, Netherlands


The Groningen Energy Summer School 2016 for PhD students takes an interdisciplinary approach to the societal and technological dimensions of energy transition. By bringing together and combining a broad range of disciplines, this event will offer a unique opportunity to PhD students to become aware of different aspects of energy transition, to develop novel insights, and to create synergy in approaches to energy transition.

This 5th summer school in a highly successful series addresses the consequences of changes in critical energy infrastructures. From global trade patterns in (non)renewable energy sources to local networks with decentralized production, the Summer School will discuss new ways of mapping and understanding value chains at various levels of analysis.


Eligible for the summer school are PhD students.


The fee (EUR 600) includes:

  • Housing;
  • Participation in the programme;
  • Course materials;
  • Coffee/tea;
  • Excursion.

For students who do not need housing, the fee is EUR 300.

Candidates from non-OECD countries can apply for a scholarship (full participation fee and housing).

How to apply?

You can apply by filling the online application form latest by 15 March 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.

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