13th Regional Summer School on Sustainable Development

Deadline: 1 July 2017
Open to: participants from the Western Balkans and other countries of the SEE region
Benefits: full fellowships for all participants


The Regional Education and Information Centre (REIC) issued an invitation for its 13th Regional summer school in Fojnica for 20 participants from SEE that is to take place from August 20 to August 26.

The summer school is organized in collaboration with GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Energy Efficiency, GIZ bilateral project Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources in Bosnia and Herzegovina and GIZ project Promotion of Energy Efficiency in BIH.

Official language of the school is English.


This year, the 20 selected participants will be from:

  • the whole region of Western Balkans;
  • other countries of SEE region.

They will address low emission development in the region of Western Balkans, with special focus on renewable energy and energy efficiency.


Organizers say that the students will be led though a way of thinking from global to local with the idea that once they complete it, the students will be able to understand key global concepts in terms of low emission development and which tools on local level should be developed.

The program of summer school will cover core elements for low emission development from different sectors:

  • Energy generation;
  • Housing;
  • Public buildings;
  • Transport.

Site visits to small hydro power plants and geothermal heat pumps will be also organized.

There is no participation fee. The organizer will provide full fellowship for all 20 participants. Full fellowship includes costs of full board accommodation and study visit. Only cost of transport have to be born by participants themselves.

How to apply?

The deadline for applying is 1 July.

Interested candidates are to send their CV in English, as well as additional supporting documents (e.g. Letter of motivation, obtained certificates/degrees etc.) to the organizers.

For more information please visit the official website.

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