COSIMENA Summer School 2018

Modelling Climate Change from a Multidisciplinary Perspective: How can we achieve climate resilience, sustainable mobility, and tourism in the MENA region?

In line with COSIMENA’s goal to tackle today’s global challenges by fostering scientific collaboration, the COSIMENA Summer School – a cooperation with Freie Universität Berlin – aims at training young researchers to become critical experts on achieving climate resilience and adaptation through scientific innovation. This year’s summer school will tackle two of the topics that are vital for all 7 clusters of COSIMENA: Economy and Ecology.

The goal of the COSIMENA summer school 2018 is to find out, how we can contribute to climate change adaptation and achieve sustainable mobility and tourism under global warming in the MENA region.

26 young researchers and experts from the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Germany will participate in the one-week Summer School. Applications are open from 6. June 2018 until 19. June 2018.

Updates and Call for Application

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All information on the call can be found here: Call for Applications – Summer-School-2018 [PDF 412.77 KB]

Meet the experts from Germany who will deliver the training:

  • Prof. Dr. Sahar Sodoudi
    Professor in Urban Climate
    Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Meterology
  • Dr.-Ing. Wulf-Holger Arndt
    Head of research unit “Mobility and Space”
    Technische Universität Berlin, Center for Technology and Society
  • Prof. Dr. Ines Carstensen
    Professor of Sustainability & Innovation Management
    SRH Berlin, Institute for Tourism and Event Management
  • Mr. Paulus van der Kuil
    Researcher in Real Estate Management
    TU Berlin Campus El Gouna, Department of Urban Development

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