Lisbon, Portugal

Energy and Environmental Economics

when 13 June 2022 - 2 July 2022
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1150

At the end of the course students should be able to:
- Develop a comprehensive overview of the main challenges facing the energy sector, together with a detailed analysis of the main policy issues;
- Review worldwide relevant regulatory experiences in the energy sector;
- Learn about recent competition policy cases in the energy sector and the lessons derived from them;
- Understand the impact of the existing regulatory framework for operators in energy markets;
- Provide a deep understanding of the main recent concepts and tools regarding the performance of energy markets;
- Learn to assess the relevant trade-offs posed by current developments of energy policy;
- Recognize the role of energy financial markets and learn with experts in the field;
- Acquire knowledge about the functioning of energy facilities and financial trade in energy markets;
- Infer about the role and the contribution of renewable energies to energy and environmental economics.

Course leader

Prof. Mónica Meireles
- Director of BSc in Economics;
- Vice-Director of the Department of Economics at IBS;
- Co-founder member of APEEN – the Portuguese Association of IAEE.

Target group

Bachelor or master level students

Course aim

The main purpose of this course is to provide students with theoretical and empirical knowledge on energy and environmental economics that will enable them to understand and take action.

Credits info

6 EC
Usually the evaluation is based on class participation, individual / group work and a final test but this may vary from programme to programme. Therefore, we recommend you to check each programme syllabus to see the grading system that is applied.

For those who successfully complete the course (get approval on their programme and do not miss more than 20% of the classes) an Academic Transcript will be issued. This transcript will indicate the total of hours, the ECTS credits earned and the respective grade in ECTS scale. For those who failed the course, a Certificate of Attendance will be given.

Fee info

EUR 1150: (Students from Iscte partner universities - 1 000€)

The programme on campus fee includes:

Course materials;
Team-building event;
Use of the library, PC labs and Iscte facilities;
Public transportation card in Lisbon;
Airport pick-up service (using public transportation);
Welcome lunch and farewell session,
Transcript of Records or Certificate of attendance (in case the student does not complete the course with success).
Leisure activities, such as visits to museums and trips outside Lisbon, are not included in this fee and are paid upon arrival in Lisbon.


Unfortunately, there is no scholarship available for our summer school.