The Summer School: A summer school for climate change, innovation and youth advocacy in water management

Global Water Partnership

Target Audience

The Summer School is open to students in existing MSc and PhD water management related programs from Europe, Mediterranean and Caucasus regions. The participants must be able to communicate fluently in English. Selection will be made on first come-first served basis.


The summer school will have a special focus on Water Security and Climate Resilience which will deal with some of the most globally discussed climate topics at the moment. These will include Paris Agreement, National Adaptation Plans, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Green Climate Fund, GWP Water and Climate Programme, Integrated Drought Management Programme and others. The participants will learn how the planning and decision-making at national and regional level is influenced by the latest analyses and processes on the global level.

Learning Objectives

Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe has designed this summer school to enhance skills of students currently enrolled in different water related MSc and PhD programs from universities throughout Europe. The curriculum aims at presenting the most current global and regional water issues, possible ways to address them and innovative approaches.