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Energy, Sciences and Spatial Sciences

Energy Challenge – an interdisciplinary approach

Is hydrogen the answer in our quest to stop climate change? This summer school addresses the challenges of a hydrogen economy.

Dates: 26 - 30 August 2024
Application deadline: 31 May 2024

Mining industry, CSR and Local Development

We will focus on the local perspective, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ecnomics of mining in Tanzania. We will have lectures and field visits, and will advise local parties.

Dates: 18 - 25 August 2024
Application deadline: 31 May 2024

Sustainable Landscapes - The Wadden Experience

Through multi-method sustainable landscape analysis the UNESCO World Heritage Coast of the Wadden Sea Region (The Netherlands, Germany and Denmark) will act as a living lab with lectures, research, fieldwork, debates and workshops.

Dates: 26 - 30 August 2024
Application deadline: 1 May 2024

Health Equality in All Policies

Interested in public health and health equality? The summer school ‘Health Equality in All Policies’ offers a unique illustration of the different perspectives that are needed for good policies on public health.

Dates: 1 - 5 July 2024
Application deadline: 15 May 2024

Public Participation in Sustainable Transitions

Transform your summer with our Public Participation in Sustainable Transitions School! Discover the power of public participation, dive into sustainable energy transition solutions and engage with local communities. Enroll now!

Dates: 27 - 31 May 2024
Early-bird deadline: 15 March 2024


Walkscapes offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the Dutch countryside, an embodied experience walking within, and an opportunity to learn about discourses related to climate change in an international setting.

Dates: 30 June - 6 July 2024
Application deadline: 15 April 2024

Islands as Laboratories for Sustainability (ISLAs)

Join ISLAs 2024, in Bali, Indonesia, and experience the interconnectedness of sustainability, quality of life, geography (with an islandness focus) and happiness through academic exploration and real-world insights. 

Dates: 13 - 14 June 2024 (online), 17 - 22 June 2024 (in-person)
Application deadline: 28 March 2024

Speech Technology: Charting new futures

Explore, Create, Transform: Dive into the world of speech tech in our 5-day Speech Technology  summer school – where innovation meets ethics and imagination!

Dates: 3 - 7 June 2024
Application deadline: 1 April 2024

Multiple Lives of Subsurface in Decarbonization

This summer school will bring together expertise from political ecology, science and technology studies (STS), environmental sciences, critical geography, geosciences, and anthropology to dive into the key concepts and theories on the politics of the subterranean in energy transition.\

Dates: 28 August 2024 - 30 August 2024
Application deadline: 24 May 2024

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