Course Formats

eseia International Hands-On Summer Schools

Through its university members, eseia offers two week intensive training courses for excellent post-graduate students. The aim of the eseia International Summer Schools is to present a comprehensive overview of green tech, economic and social developments in the thematic area of sustainable energy innovation.

The eseia courses provide project-oriented interdisciplinary mini-workshops designed to the needs of the participants, one-to-one expert exposure and the opportunity to test new tools and methods and their adaptation in practice on local sites visits.

eseia International ON SITE Student Camps

eseia companies offer 4-day total immersion ON SITE student camp for postgraduate students to train their conceptual skills for designing energy solutions by exposing them to the case of a real site.

This innovative new training model allows for students and equally practitioners to be involved in an interdisciplinary design exercise which will tab on the business and technical knowhow of the site and the creative potential of the postgraduate students and their university teachers. These wicked teams will come up with new sustainable solution pathways, evaluate their potential impact and best of all will get a real chance for implementation.

eseia Inter-Regional Training Workshops for Decision-Makers

Three-day Training Workshop for key staff from regional authorities hosted by eseia research organizations in cooperation with industry. Regional decision-makers, i.e. from metropolitan regions, will compare their strategic sustainable development options and come up with new pathways on the basis of an overview of recent trends and forecasted technological and business developments.

These courses will use a special foresight methodology that will involve decision-makers actively and provide a tool for them to develop solutions to meet their own strategic developmental goals. Special emphasis will be placed on participation models that will allow for reduction of complexity in joint planning and implementation with societal players.