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PhD student summer school - the Catapult

Join a community of change-makers and share your knowledge and skills to develop solutions to climat change issues.

Lake Balaton
Lake Balaton
This two-week Summer

Lake Balaton


These two-week Summer Schools have climate-related topics and take place in different European locations. Connecting PhD students from around the globe, the Catapults are hubs for new ideas with interdisciplinary approaches.

Combining knowledge from various disciplines, new skills are acquired and innovative ideas brought to life. A combination of discussions with international academic experts and practitioners, creative transferable skills sessions, inspiring workshops, site visits and assignments create a unique learning experience for our students. In addition to the delivery of knowledge and skills, the programme is about connecting people and ideas.

In the summer of 2017 Climate-KIC offers three editions on different topics and locations:

Urban Transitions: Reshaping Urban Districts
16-30 July in Amsterdam and Bologna. Application deadline: 22 May, 2017 Link
Sustainable Production Systems: Shaping cross-company innovation
20 August - 2 September in Gothenburg and Frankfurt. Application deadline: 1 July Link
Sustainable Land Use: Sustainable Land Use: Decrease the Environmental Footprint – Increase the Economic and Social Output.
17-30 September Örvényes, Lake Balaton and Valencia. Application deadline: 28 July, 2017 Link

Read more and apply here.

Interested in hosting a summer school or looking into the possibilities to host a PhD course for Lund University within Climate-KIC? Contact Susanna [dot] bruzell [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se