CIVIS announces the opening of the registration for the short CIVIS course „Renewable energies and climate change”. The programme will take place between October 18 and October 22, 2021.
The course aims to identify the existing options to make the increase in energy demand in the Mediterranean and African countries compatible with the challenges of climate change, through renewable energies and integration with the EU.
The course is opened for 50 participants, MA and PhD students from CIVIS universities and from other universities from the Mediterranean & Sub-Saharan region, but also professionals and practitioners from public & private sectors with English language knowledge (at least level B2).
Applicants must send a short CV and a letter of motivation for their interest in the course until September 27, 2021. The inclusion of a reference letter from a supervising professor, as well as the thesis project of doctoral students, will be positively valued.
- Impact of renewable and non-renewable energies.
- Electricity in Africa and the Mediterranean countries: Options for renewable energies.
- Potential role of hydrogen.
- Potential role of renewable gases.
- Potential role of bioenergy.
- Potential role of tidal stream generation.
- Clean generation technologies transfer to Africa.
- Impact chains of energy and adaptation of the power sector.
- Renewable energy auctions and funding.
- Climate change geopolitics.
- Increasing participants experience in the development of climate change adaptation projects in the power sector.
- Know the potential of the transfer of clean generation technologies.
- Strengthening participants’ capacities on electrification, especially in rural areas and remote regions of Africa.
- Know the potential of the instruments for the promotion of renewable energies, especially auctions and the financing of projects and technologies.
CIVIS is a European Civic University formed by the alliance of nine leading research higher education institutions across Europe: Aix-Marseille Université, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Universitatea din București, Université libre de Bruxelles, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Sapienza Università di Roma, Stockholm University and Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. It brings together a community of more than 450,000 students and 65,000 staff members including 30,000 academics and researchers.