2015 summer school

This page looks back at our 2014 summer school. Want to apply for 2015? Find out more!


2015 Journey >> 


The Journey in Numbers


Press release

Europe’s largest climate change education programme

In the summer of 2014, nearly 300 students from 40 countries, representing 71 disciplines, took part in Europe’s largest climate change education programme – Climate-KIC summer school The Journey.

Over 10 weeks, students took part in five-week long courses offering a unique combination of academic study and real-world business experience with the aim of creating the climate change leaders of tomorrow.

EN | FR | DE | DK | ES | IT


Weekly overviews

Updated weekly from July – September:

Week 1 (7 July) | Week 2 (14 July) | Week 3 (21 July) | Week 4 (28 July) | Week 5 (4 August) | Week 6 (11 August) | Week 7 (18 August) | Week 8 (25 August) | Week 9 (1 September)


#Journey2014 Photo stream

More photos

#Journey2014 Videos


Student Blog

  • Yes, you can change the world, but you cannot do it alone.
    Climate-KIC summer school student Tessa Leferink reflects on her learnings from The Journey 2016.   A couple of weeks ago my Journey at Climate-KIC came to an end. I learned that five intense weeks can be summarized in one lesson alone: Yes, you can change the world but you cannot do it alone. Starting with More
  • Why do I do what I do and how to do it better: changing habits
    Climate-KIC summer school student Tessa Leferink blogs about her lessons on the second part of The Journey in Trondheim, Norway.
  • The six success factors
    Climate-KIC summer school student Maxe van Heeswijk blogs about the learnings of her group on The Journey through Europe. This week reflecting on their first two weeks in The Netherlands.
  • Climate-KIC students on Sustainability
    Climate-KIC Journey student, Jo Hintz, interviews her fellow summer school students about sustainability!
  • How to lead a good life (and create a sustainable start-up along the way)?
    Climate-KIC summer school student Tessa Leferink blogs about her first week lessons on The Journey in the Netherlands.
  • Roof garden – A space to grow
    Jo Hintz, a participant on this year’s Journey summer school blogs about her visit to the Austenborg Botanical Roof Garden in the city of Malmö. 
  • ‘The Journey’ to sustainability and innovation begins at Lund University
    Lund University, being one of the three-partner host universities for the Climate-KIC summer school, welcomed 39 students from different countries in Europe on Sunday, 3rd July to start their first leg of ‘The Journey’. They are spending the next weeks in a multicultural and an interdisciplinary environment, to learn about different schools of knowledge surrounding More
  • Reflecting on my journey
    Laura Vicini a Climate-KIC journey participant blogs about her experience in the final week of the summer school.
  • More #Journey2014 blog posts

    Follow the Journey



    Climate-KIC’s education strategy

    Climate-KIC-Education-Report-CoverOur blended-learning method fosters innovation on all levels, integrating education in entrepreneurship, innovation, and climate science. We can transform knowledge and ideas into economically viable products or services.

    Download a copy of our education report.


    Latest News

  • Climate-KIC at ECCA 2017
    Climate-KIC participated in the 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation conference in Glasgow this week. Check out below what we got up to! Climate-KIC CEO Kirsten Dunlop joined Business Day panel session Climate-KIC’s CEO, Kirsten Dunlop, joined an interactive panel session during the ECCA Business Day to discuss opportunities for businesses to prepare for a world More
  • The flagships Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) and Climate Risk Information (CRI) will be holding a joint partner day
    This event will seek to bring Climate-KIC partners working in the city space together to identify challenges and provide solutions for financing climate resilient cities. At this Partner Day you can expect to: • Hear what both LoCaL and CRI aim to achieve through their flagship priorities- and how you can contribute • Connect and More
  • Join our Spotlight & Catalyst courses: Fostering innovation through professional education
    Join Climate KIC’s new Spotlight and Catalyst courses , our new professional education training courses for 2017. Connecting professionals from around Europe, the Spotlight and Catalyst courses strengthen competencies to develop  climate-friendly innovations. The courses tackle innovations from a variety of sectors. Spotlight The Spotlight courses are short and comprehensive educational programme. The courses will More
  • Want to become an entrepreneur? Join our Greenhouse programme
    Climate-KIC’s Greenhouse programme is open for applications for budding entrepreneurs. Apply until 29 May, 2017 Got an idea? Climate-KIC offers a special pre-incubation programme, the Greenhouse, to starting entrepreneurs who have a climate business idea and the motivation to make it happen in the future – but are not fully ready yet. Whether your idea More
  • More news