BAKU SUMMER ENERGY SCHOOL

When: July 5-10, 2021 | Format: Online (via Zoom) | Application: Open | Deadline: June 20, 2021

BAKU SUMMER ENERGY SCHOOL

When: July 5-10, 2021 | Format: Online (via Zoom) | Application: Open (Deadline: June 20, 2021)

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Summer School Period

JULY 3-17, 2021

Venue

Online

Tentative Summer School Program

Summer School Program

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What is Baku Summer Energy School?

BAKU SUMMER ENERGY SCHOOL (BSES) is an annual two-week certificate program of the Caspian Center for Energy and Environment (CCEE) of ADA University held in July in partnership with the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and BP in Azerbaijan. It brings together world-renowned scholars, academicians and policy makers to examine and gain a better understanding of global energy and environment issues and their practical application.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

BAKU SUMMER ENERGY SCHOOL (BSES) is an annual certificate program of the Caspian Center for Energy and Environment (CCEE) of ADA University held in July in partnership with the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and BP in Azerbaijan. It brings together world-renowned scholars, academicians and policy makers to examine and gain a better understanding of global and Caspian energy affairs.

BSES is a highly prestigious and competitive program bringing every year 40 participants from around 15 countries and selected from the pool of over 200 applications. Instructors are coming from the leading academic institutions (e.g. the University of Oxford, Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, SciencesPo, etc.), corporate sector (e.g. SOCAR, BP, Equinor, Total, etc.), the government (e.g. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, State Oil Fund (SOFAZ), etc.), and international organizations and diplomatic missions.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 15th BSES will be held online via the Zoom platform on July 5-10, 2021. A particular focus of the program will be on the energy market reforms and the development of renewables.

BSES studies a wide range of issues:

  • Fundamentals of Energy
  • Energy Economics
  • Energy Geopolitics
  • Energy Law
  • Electricity Market
  • Renewable Energy
  • Natural Resource Governance
  • Global and Regional Energy Outlook
  • Sustainable Development and Climate Change

INSTRUCTORS AND SPEAKERS

The program provides a balanced approach in studying energy and the environment. BSES instructors and speakers are the leading national and international experts from academia, public and private sectors:

INSTRUCTORS AND SPEAKERS

The program provides a balanced approach in studying energy and the environment. BSES instructors and speakers are the leading national and international experts from academia, public and private sectors:

  • World-renowned scholars in the field of energy and the environment from the leading academic institutions, including the University of Oxford, John Hopkins University, Georgetown University, ADA University, etc.
  • Ministers and heads of governmental agencies, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Energy, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources, Head of the State Oil Fund (SOFAZ)
  • Representatives of international organizations, including the International Energy Agency (IEA), International Energy Charter, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), etc.
  • Executives of (oil) companies and consortiums, including SOCAR, BP, ExxonMobil, TANAP, TAP, etc.
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WHO CAN APPLY?

BSES is organized for both national and international specialists dealing with energy and environment related issues:

  • Junior and mid-career professionals from energy companies;
  • Policy-makers and civil servants from governmental institutions, embassies and international organizations;
  • Scholars/journalists/graduate students focusing their research on energy and environmental issue.
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HOW TO APPLY?

For the application to Baku Summer Energy School, all applicants are required to submit the following documents by June 20, 2021.

  • UP-TO-DATE CV
  • STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
  • COPY OF ID (OF FOREIGN PASSPORT FOR FOREIGNERS; OF ID FOR LOCALS)
  • PASSPORT SIZED PHOTO (3×4)
  • SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION LETTER (OPTIONAL)

Basic information about applicant, education, employment history, relevant publications, and English language knowledge. The program requires advanced language skills. Applicants with a background in energy and/or environmental areas may add additional relevant information.

In no less than 250 and no more than 400 words, please describe your motivation for applying to this program. Tell us your future goals and career aspirations, and how the BSES program fits in with that vision.

Passport copy for foreign citizens, and ID Card copy for local applicants

Passport sized photo of applicant

CCEE offers a limited number of partial and full scholarships to outstanding participants on the basis of the financial need and merit. Please state the reasons for being considered for CCEE Financial Aid in the Scholarship Application Letter. Please note that this section cannot exceed 400 words (minimum 200 words) and is required only for the applicants seeking financial support.

UP-TO-DATE CV

Basic information about applicant, education, employment history, relevant publications, and English language knowledge. The program requires advanced language skills. Applicants with a background in energy and/or environmental areas may add additional relevant information.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

In no less than 250 and no more than 400 words, please describe your motivation for applying to this program. Tell us your future goals and career aspirations, and how the BSES program fits in with that vision.

COPY OF ID (OF FOREIGN PASSPORT FOR FOREIGNERS; OF ID FOR LOCALS)

Passport copy for foreign citizens, and ID Card copy for local applicants

PASSPORT SIZED PHOTO (3×4)

Passport sized photo of applicant

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION LETTER (OPTIONAL)

CCEE offers a limited number of partial and full scholarships to outstanding participants on the basis of the financial need and merit. Please state the reasons for being considered for CCEE Financial Aid in the Scholarship Application Letter. Please note that this section cannot exceed 400 words (minimum 200 words) and is required only for the applicants seeking financial support.

Incomplete applications, as well as applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

PROGRAM EXPENSES

Tuition fee for the 2021 Baku Summer Energy School is 1250. EURO. The fee includes teaching materials. CCEE grants a limited number of partial and full tuition scholarships to outstanding participants on the basis of the financial need and merit.

SELECTION PROCESS

All applications received by the deadline will be reviewed by the Selection Committee of the CCEE. Application process is competitive, as the class size is limited to 40 participants only, while the number of applicants is much higher. Admission decisions will be based on a combination of proven interest, academic merit and professional experience in the energy and environment related fields. A limited number of full and partial tuition scholarships will be provided to outstanding participants on the basis of the financial need and merit. Preference will be given to self-funded applicants.

For additional information, please contact ccee@ada.edu.az.

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