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CCES «Science meets Practice» Winter School 2017 – now open for applications!


When and where

The next CCES Winter School «Science Meets Practice» will take place during two blocks: 9-12 January and 6-9 February, 2017. It will be held at the «Propstei Wislikofen», where the participants will also stay.


The CCES Winter School 2017 will again take place at Propstei Wislikofen.

For whom

The Winter School addresses primarily PhD students and postdocs from environmental and natural sciences, engineering, and social sciences working in fields related to sustainability and sustainable development. PhD students in these fields from outside the ETH Domain are also eligible to apply. The Winter School runs with a maximum of 25 participants. The language of the Winter School is English, however knowledge of (Swiss) German language can be useful for stakeholder meetings as these normally occur in the local language. Translation for English speakers will be provided during the stakeholder meetings.

More information regarding the format and program will be posted here soon.


The participation fee is CHF 400 per participant. The fee covers a contribution to costs associated with staying at Propstei Wislikofen, including board and meals and organizational support. The fee does not cover any travel expenses to and from Propstei Wislikofen.


Thank you for your interest in the CCES Winter School "Science Meets Practice" 2017.

Registrations for 2017 are now closed. However, if you would like to receive news regarding future events, please fill out your name and email via this online form. Thank you!

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