Italy, Venice

Critical infrastructure Resilience Summer School

when 16 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 300

The course will discuss the concept of CI and the EU framework, and present a series of tools and solutions for resilience. The participants will gain (i) a clear understanding of the key concepts, (ii) a methodology to apply it to their specific field/scale, and (iii) an overview of specific tools and solutions from recent applications. The course consists of a mix of theoretical knowledge, case studies/projects and hands-on exercises. The beautiful city of Venice is an ideal place that participants can use to identify a critical infrastructure, assess its risk and develop resilience strategies.

Course leader

Prof. Erdem Ergin, University of Rome Tor Vergata/World Bank - Coordinator

Target group

Graduate students and working professionals from any university, research institute, or other organization (private companies, government agencies, NGOs) with an interest in critical infrastructure issues and ability to read and write fluently in English. Advanced undergraduates will also be considered.

Course aim

The School, led by the University of Rome Tor Vergata, explains how critical infrastructure works and fails; its cascading impact from local to global, and the strategies to use to build a resilient society.

Fee info

EUR 300: Students of VIU member-universities: € 300 incl. VAT.
The fees will cover tuition, course materials, accommodation in share rooms at the VIU campus, lunches in the VIU cafeteria and Social events.
EUR 600: Students of other universities/professionals: € 600 incl. VAT.
The fees will cover tuition, course materials, accommodation in share rooms at the VIU campus, lunches in the VIU cafeteria and Social events.