France, Bordeaux

African Cities in 2030: Multidisciplinary Research to meet Health, Demographic, Economic and Political Challenges

when 8 June 2020 - 12 June 2020
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450

This summer school is open to graduate and doctoral students as well as professionals interested in the topic of development in Africa, and especially the unique challenges facing African cities. These include: rapid urbanization within a context of limited economic growth, threats resulting from climate change, uncontrolled road traffic and the expansion of polluting industries.

Target group

The course is designed for graduate and doctoral students, as well as professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and improve their methodological and interdisciplinary skills in terms of research and action for African cities.

Fee info

EUR 450: 450€ per participant incl. VAT. Lodging, partial boarding and social program costs will be covered for all participants coming from outside of Bordeaux. Travelling fees remain at the participants’ expense.


A limited number of grants will be awarded to participants upon request. To apply for an exemption, participants must send a cover letter along with their application, detailing why they would like to participate and justifying their request.