Lithuania, Vilnius

Energy Security

when 1 July 2017 - 8 July 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 390

The course consists of the lectures that address the most important aspects of energy security today. The course starts with a general overview of Europe’s energy policy, including its historical origins and current energy policy framework, including progress in creating the Energy Union, particularly main aspects related with EU Internal Energy Market and international energy relations. The course also addresses the challenges the EU is facing today, paying due attention to both - the domestic and external dimensions of EU energy policy area, including the relevance of energy diplomacy between the Member States and third countries in the field of energy. The second part of the course will be dedicated to the Baltic States as the success of good cooperation in achieving EU energy policy goals. In addition to interactive lectures, the course will include a field visit.

Course leader

Ms Jurgita Jakevičiūtė

Target group

Vilnius Summer School invites experts and scientists to share their knowledge and experience in the field of energy security with students and any other persons from abroad who might be interested in energy security issues.

Course aim

The course of Vilnius Summer School 2017 on energy security aims to explore specific aspects of energy transition, namely EU Member States’ efforts to pursue increased interconnectivity, including synchronous operation of Member States with the European Networks, enhanced security of energy supply, nuclear safety within and beyond the borders of the EU and the EU ability to speak with one voice, particularly its bargaining power vis-à-vis third countries and address energy security challenges in the neighboring countries.

Credits info

2 EC
If you wish to receive credits for attending a summer school, you need to negotiate the amount of credits with your university.

Fee info

EUR 390: Should you prefer to arrange accommodation yourself.

This tuition fee includes complete course reading materials, one meal per day (lunch), student’s handbook, maps, fieldtrips, and cultural and special events. Students are responsible for their own travel costs, dinners and other personal expenses.
EUR 810: Tuition fees with accommodation.

Tuition fee with accommodation includes complete course reading materials, accommodation and two meals per day (breakfast and lunch), student’s handbook, maps, fieldtrips, and cultural and special events. Students are responsible for their own travel costs, dinners and other personal expenses.

Scholarships

In order to guarantee their participation in Summer School, students can also turn to their home institutions or local funding authorities. Most universities have scholarship funds to cover short summer courses connected to the student's fields of study a