The United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP), Tokyo under the UN-CECAR (University Network for Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research) is organizing the ‘Renewable Energy Course’ (RE). Limited competitive fellowships are available for deserving candidates from developing countries.
The course runs for four weeks from 25 February 2013 to 23 March 2013. The courses focus on the science, technology, economics and policies on renewable energy. Students who successfully complete the courses will be awarded a certificate of completion and a transcript from UNU-ISP.
Target applications for this course are those who:
- are postgraduate students, researchers, faculty/staff of universities, government officials, international agencies and professionals in relevant professions;
- wish to deepen their knowledge on, and gain practical training in, renewable energy.
The expected outcomes for this course include:
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- Learning renewable energy (RE) issues in the context of science, technology, economics, policy and society
- Nurturing the ability to develop RE systems considering sustainable development
- Developing the ability to relate RE to climate change and other global contemporary issues
- Understanding the professional ethics of RE
- Fostering the ability to function in a multi-disciplinary team that could consist of persons with varying backgrounds of policy, science, engineering, and business;
- Ability to engage in lifelong learning on RE issues.
The deadline to apply for fellowships is 15 January 2013. For more information, visit this link.