International Summer School on the Regulation of Local Public Services


Deadline: 4 June 2018
Open to: undergraduate students at their last year, graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies
Venue: 3– 14 September 2018 in Torino, Italy

Description

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)

 For further information, please have a look to the programme

Selection criteria

Curricula are evaluated on the basis of three main criteria:

  • relevance of applicant's studies and professional experience / current job position to the topics of the Summer School programme
  • balanced geographical distribution of selected participants (OECD / non-OECD members; distribution per continent; inclusion of applicants from Countries non represented in the previous editions)
  • 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, ...).

Costs

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

Profile Fee What you get Condition
A

150
Euro

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) 

Application

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.

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, please write to: iss@turinschool.eu.

The official web-page.