Who can apply for the Energy for Sustainable Development Online Course?
The target audience for the course encompasses a broad range of
development specialists from governments, NGOs, multilateral and
bilateral agencies, and the private sector, as well as academic and
institutes who are engaged in energy and development activities in
developing countries. Envisioned participants of the course are
foremost decision-makers and advisers to decision-makers in developing
countries who work in areas related to energy supply and demand,
environmental protection, infrastructure and economic development, city
and land-use planning, agriculture and rural development, public
health, and gender equity issues.
More details on how to apply
for admission can be found here.
does the next course start?
The exact dates of the next course session are not set yet. If you wish to
be informed of the dates of the future course, course news, and the deadline for application please register here for the course
do I get notified whether I have been accepted to the course?
We plan to inform applicants whether they have been admitted to the
course about a week after the application deadline.
I cannot attend the upcoming course sessions.
Will there be additional course sessions later this year or next year?
We plan to offer the E4SD course on a
regular scheme with 2-3 sessions per year.
many participants will attend the course?
Usually we admit 50-60 participants.
type of Internet connection do I need to participate in the course?
Any type of Internet connection should work fine. The course has been
designed in a way that even users with limited bandwidth (e.g. modem
dial-up) can participate. Also, for participants who prefer to work
offline, all compulsory reading materials can be downloaded and saved
have to be online at certain times in order to participate in the
online discussion forums?
No. Due to time constrains and multiple time zones, the forum
(interactions) will not take place in real time, but as a sporadic
building of virtual exchanges over one week in the designated online
forum of the distance education platform.
there scholarships available for applicants who have been accepted to
No, there are no scholarships available for this course.
there a tuition fee?
The previous sessions of the Energy for Sustainable Development Online Course were offered at no charge to accepted