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Summer School on

Global and Local Water Governance: Regulation, Management and Consequences

July 23 – July 27, 2018 / Braunschweig, Germany


The summer school on “Global and Local Water Governance: Regulation, Management and Consequences” will take place in Braunschweig, Germany from July 23rd to July 27th, 2018. The Chair of International Relations at the Technical University Braunschweig organises this international and interdisciplinary summer school. We are expecting lectures and participants from Germany and foreign countries. The summer school is part of the project Exceed-Swindon project within the ongoing programme “Excellence Centre for Development Cooperation” (EXCEED), funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).


The main topics will be:

  1. Water regulation and water crimes
  2. Water management in and among societies
  3. Water mismanagement and its consequences

Target Audience

The participants expected are preferably Post-Docs, PhD-students, and advanced master students interested in acquiring knowledge and competence in water governance.

Number of participants

The number of participants is limited to 20. Candidates from the exceed- SWINDON member universities are to be given first priority (see: http://www.exceed-swindon.org/exceed/network-partners/overview).


Student applicants are asked to submit a short CV (max. two pages, see electronic application form) and an abstract of the paper of 500 words or less. The abstract should also indicate which of the three fields specified above is/are addressed by the paper.

Upload and apply the template file:

Template Abstract – Summer School

(Deviation from the template will not be accepted.)


Before you apply, please also read the flyer carefully:

Flyer – Summer School

Please apply online until 1 April  2018 under:


We are urgently requesting you to meet the given deadline. For organizational reasons, late applications cannot be considered. Each candidate will be informed about the outcome of his/her application until 7 April 2018.

Issues concerning your travel arrangement, tickets etc.  – please always contact: