International Course programme 2017

06.11.2016 Laura Bull

Considering the challenges faced today by agencies and professionals around the globe dealing with water resources, climate change and the great need of energy, ICH is offering these training possibilities in 2017 in order to contribute to the sustainable development of hydropower resources.

Our courses are built around the overarching concepts related to planning, construction and operation of hydropower facilities as part of a mixed energy system as well as multipurpose projects. The courses deal with questions related to current international trends with regards to the restructuring of the power sector focusing on economic/financial questions, climate change and environmental and social

All lecturers and resource persons are well-known specialists within their field, and they have extensive
international experience.


 Specifics for the courses

All lecturers and resource persons are well-known specialists within their field, and they have extensive inter- national experience.

Attending the courses is an opportunity to discuss and learn about current issues related to hydropower together with professionals from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe.

Participants are encouraged to bring along information that can be shared about pending energy and hydro- power issues of your interest.

Admission requirements
• Applicants should hold a B.Sc. degree in hydropower engineering or have an equivalent relevant background.
• A minimum of about 5 years of working experience is required.
• Proficiency in English is necessary.

Important notice!
Only applications ON LINE will be accepted.

You can access the official ICH Application from www. Please follow the graphic icon. Application Form for Courses and select the course of your interest.

Women are encouraged to apply.

Information on travel, detailed course programme and other relevant information will be sent to all participants in due course.

Course fee
The course fee includes lectures, materials, accommodation, meals, a social programme and fieldtrips if applicable. International travel expenses are not included. There is a reduced fee for ICH members organisations.

A limited number of sponsored seats are available for participants from developing countries prioritised by Norad (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation).

More information
Information on each course can also be found on internet: or by contacting ICH,



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