PAUWES students spend two weeks in Germany for the first PAUWES Summer School

31 Jul

From the 17th to 31st July, the 26 PAUWES students attended a Summer School in Germany organised by the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and the Center for Development Research (ZEF) of the University of Bonn in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

During these two weeks, the students were given the opportunity to receive training from highly qualified German faculty and had access to the state-of-the-art facilities of the German partner universities. In addition, the students visited significant sites for the water and energy sector, including the Jülich Solar Tower, the Heimbach Hydropower Plant and Cologne Flood Management Center (SteB). Furthermore, the German-Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Algérie) also organised a range of activities including a visit of Protarget, one of the numerous German companies which are active in the energy and water sectors and are looking to future recruits from the next generation of experts.  

Energy students visiting one of the largest coal mining companies in Germany Energy students during the solar PV laboratory workshop at Cologne University PAUWES class

 

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