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Call for applications for PSSI´s intensive educational course on energy security now open

02.12.2013

Are you interested in the field of energy security? Do you want to learn about the future of nuclear energy? Are you curious about the impact of new technologies and developments on nuclear energy? Would you like to understand energy in the Middle East? Do you want to know how markets are driving change to the Russian gas matrix?

This one-week intensive course organized by the Prague Security Studies Institute and Masaryk University in Brno will give you a unique opportunity to learn more about energy and energy security.

The course will take place in Prague from February 10-14, 2014.

The lectures will focus on emerging energy players on both the demand and supply sides of the market, the future of nuclear energy around the world, the impact of Germany’s energy transition on other countries, energy policies of the Middle East, new gas discoveries in the East Mediterranean, the struggling Russian gas market, energy for military purposes, among other topics. The lectures will be presented by experts from the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, representatives of U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of State, energy experts from foreign companies, scholars, policy practitioners and industry players from the Czech Republic.

The course fee is 1500,-CZK and the working languages of the course will be both Czech and English (knowledge of both languages is required).

To apply, please send us your CV and short essay (in English, 500 - 600 words) on one of the following topics to typoltova@pssi.cz:

1. Diversification of European energy imports – what are the most sustainable options?

2. Is the global deal on supporting more environment-friendly energy sources possible? Can the differences between the developed and developing countries be bridged?

3. Energy issues in the Middle East countries – what impact will these issues have on the global energy market?

 

The deadline for sending applications is January 10, 2014. For more information, please contact typoltova@pssi.cz.

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