2015/2016 Turin International Summer School on Regulation of Local Public Services, Italy (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline Extended: 17th June 2015.

The Summer School at a glance
Date: September 7-18, 2015
Venue: Turin, Italy
Fee:   – Profile B (non-OECD countries): free

Accommodation: free
The Turin School of Local Regulation is pleased to announce the official launch of the XVIII Edition of the International Summer School on regulation of local public services.

The Summer School is addressed to undergraduate students at their last year, graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies.

The School is designed to offer two weeks “full immersion”  in user charges regulation of local public services (e.g. waste, water, public transport, district heating, sport facilities) and is mainly addressed to undergraduate students at their last year, graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies.

The course lasts two weeks and is articulated in three parts:
– theoretical module
– industry analysis
– case studies (with a virtual regulatory final report prepared by attendants)

Selection Criteria

Curricula are evaluated on the basis of three main criteria:

1) relevance of applicant’s studies and professional experience / current job position to the topics of the Summer School programme
2) balanced geographical distribution of selected participants (OECD / non-OECD members; distribution per continent; inclusion of applicants from Countries non represented in the previous editions)
3) balanced distribution of educational background (e.g. economics; environmental engineering; law; public administration; …)

Moreover, in the case of curricula with similar score, also some attention is given to the selection of profiles with expertise in different sectors relevant to the domain of regulation of LPS (e.g. water cycle, waste, energy, …).
Benefits:

  • Selected participants can benefit of very low registration fees; free registration from non-OECD countries and new EU member States.
  • Registration includes 2-week free accommodation in Turin.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Turin International Summer School on Regulation of Local Public Services. 

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