2015 summer school

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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.

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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

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Student Blog

  • Reflecting on my journey
    Laura Vicini a Climate-KIC journey participant blogs about her experience in the final week of the summer school.
  • My new bucket list
    Rebekka Mejda a Climate-KIC Journey Participant blogs about her experience of the final week at the Summer School
  • My Swiss Experience
    Sebastian Yenor, a Climate-KIC Journey participant blogs about his time in Zurich as a part of the Journey summer school. 
  • An adventure into the mesmerizing world of start-ups in Zurich!
    Prachi Gupta, a Climate-KIC Journey participant blogs about the final week of the Journey summer school. 
  • Next stop Zürich: Between excitement and exhaustion
    Rebekka Mejda, a Climate-KIC Journey participant, looks back over her journey so far before her next stop, Zurich!
  • The last week of the Journey
    Christina Skjolding Hjelm, a Climate-KIC Journey participant, blogs about the final week of the Journey summer school. 
  • The beginning of a Journey
    Sofia Isaksson, a Climate-KIC Journey participant, shares her first experiences of the Journey 2015. 
  • Week 1: Highlights
    Amalia Skamagkouli, a Climate-KIC Journey participant, writes about week 1 of the Journey summer school. 
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    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.

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