2018 International Summer School on the Regulation of Local Public Services – Torino, Italy (Funded)

Application Deadline: 4th of June 2018, h. 18:00 CET.

The Turin School of Local Regulation is pleased to announce the official launch of the 21st Edition of the International Summer School on regulation of local public services.

The Turin School of Local Regulation is a network initiative that intends to offer an international high-level research, education and capacity-building experience. The School adopts a policy-oriented approach, with the aim of spreading the culture and instruments of regulation and regulatory reform at local level, connecting academic research with local policy-makers, public officials, professionals, local regulatory agencies, NGOs, consumers’ associations, chambers of commerce.

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 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)


  • 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. 

Fees and accommodation in Turin

Low rates and free accommodation.
Registration fees for admitted attendants are as follows:

Profile Fee What you get Condition
A 150
registration to the ISS 2018
and free accommodation
payment receipt returned by one week from the admission (date indicated on the admission letter). In case of delay, the School reserves the right to assign the place to another candidate in the reserve list.
B Free registration to the ISS 2018
and free accommodation
attendants from new (post 2004) EU Member States and non OECD countries (*)
(*) please check the OECD countries list (link is external) and the EU Member States list (link is external) (clicking on a Country, Year of EU entry is specified) 

Selection criteria applied

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; …)

Applications and Deadlines

The application form will be online from the 7th of February 2018.
The deadline for the submission of the application form is the 4th of June 2018, h. 18:00 CET.
Admitted attendants will be contacted directly by email by the 16th of June 2018.


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