Summer school: Energy Infrastructure and Policy Repercussions

The Department of International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University together with our partners is happy to announce the summer school on energy security titled Energy Infrastructure and Policy Repercussions. The seventh year of this summer school, which already earned an excellent international reputation, takes place in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Telc and will be dealing with highly topical issue of electricity transmission, oil pipelines and gas infrastructure in Europe.

The summer school will be held on August 4-11, 2018 and will host various foreign and Czech energy security experts. Among the lecturers there are James Henderson (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK), Vaclav Bartuska (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic), Predrag Grujicic (Energy Community), Olga Bogdanova (Ministry of Economic Affairs, Latvia), Michael Kranhold (German Transmission System Operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH), Andras Deak (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and many others.

The summer school will last six full working days, each dedicated to a specific topic within the issue. The core of the program comprises of issue-related lectures and practice-oriented workshop focusing on policy repercussions, relations with major energy producers, hydrocarbons development, electricity production and transportation etc. The program also includes field trip to the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant.

In short:

•Long-term stable project with excellent international reputation

•Highly diverse international group of students

•Field trip to a nuclear power plant

•Top lecturers in the field

•Excellent location with colourful social program as an integral part of
the summer course

•Cozy, high quality on-site accommodation

Students can earn 4 ECTS credits if all the requirements are fulfilled.
The deadline for applications is May 31, 2018 (March 31, 2018 for early

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