Overline: PSS2023
Headline: Potsdam Summer School

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Modern pluralistic societies face many challenges. In 2023 the Potsdam Summer School will address the question of responsibility in sustainability science.

With its overarching theme “RESPONSIBILITY & ETHICS IN SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE “- this Summer School will continue the transdisciplinary and interactive event series that has been held annually in Potsdam since 2014. The aim is to bring together talented early-career scientists and young professionals from the private sector, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organisations from many different parts of the world to discuss frontier research questions on future sustainable development. In this context, the Potsdam Summer School provides a unique opportunity for all participants to foster international cooperation and an exchange of ideas.

The issues span a multitude of disciplines and invite stakeholders from the public and private sector to get involved. The programme will comprise lectures, various discussion formats, and interactive project activities, including hands-on demonstrations, workshops, and group projects.

In partnership with the City of Potsdam, the 2023 Potsdam Summer School will be conducted by the University of Potsdam, the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), the Research Institute for Sustainability – Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (RIFS)

Experts, stakeholders, and guest lecturers from high level national and international institutes and organisations will contribute knowledge and insights to the Summer School programme.

The entire Summer School will be conducted in English.

The organisers are looking forward to receiving applications from young professionals with various backgrounds who will explore with us the relevance and importance of connecting science and society.

The call for applications has started on March 01, 2023. The deadline for submitting completed applications will be on Sunday May 21, 2023, at 23:59 UTC.

For further information, please check out the Potsdam Summer School website

or contact angela.borowski(at)rifs-potsdam.de