16th International Summer School 2021

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We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Summer School 2021. Please read the following information carefully. 

16th International Summer School 2021

The 16th International Summer School “NATIONAL ENERGY AND CLIMATE PLANS 2021- 2030” is organized by Regional Education and Information Centre for sustainable development in South East Europe - REIC in collaboration with the Central European Initiative (CEI), German Development Cooperation – GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit and UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe (Antenna in Sarajevo).

The in-class module of the School is planned to be held in the Ethno village Čardaci (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The initial edition of the Summer School should have been organized in period of August 20-29, 2020 but due to expansion of the pandemic COVID-19 the School is rescheduled for August 19-28, 2021. So where we stood last year, we will continue now.

Summary: The main objective of the Summer School is to train young professionals in  interdisciplinary approaches to energy and climate change in their scientific work and research, from fundamental research to applied science. The 10-day School is consisting of a series of lectures and workshops as well as case studies with participatory approach. The Summer School is thematically dedicated to key dimensions of the National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) Energy Union has been working for the upcoming period, 2021-2030:

  1. Energy security,
  2. Internal energy market,
  3.  Energy efficiency,
  4.  Decarbonisation, and
  5.  Research, innovation and competitiveness.

No participation fees. 

Countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia. 

Target group:

  1. Young policy-makers and civil servants from governmental institutions, embassies and international organizations,
  2. . Officers working in authorities administration (national/ regional/ local) in SEE Europe,
  3.  Final year Bachler, Master and PhD students in the relevant field,
  4.  Representatives of NGOs,
  5.  Mid-career professionals from energy companies.

Full fellowship includes costs of full board accommodation (shared rooms in the Ethno village Čardaci), lectures, learning material and study visit. Participants will cover only cost of their transport to/from the venue.


Fill out the application form on (answer the required questions, attach your CV and supporting documents (Letter of motivation, obtained certificates etc.). Supporting documents are recommended but not obligatory.

Number of participants is limited.

Language: English

Important dates:

Deadline for applications: June 30, 2021

Students will be announced on about the results: Mid - July, 2021

Summer School activities: August 19 - 28, 2021

If you have any enquiry, please let us know by email at:

We look forward to your participation in the 16th International Summer School “NATIONAL 


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