2018 International Course Programme

12.01.2018 Laura Bull


About ICH

Hydropower and renewable energy specialists professionals across the globe are faced today with challenges brought on by competition of water resources, the onset of climate change and growing energy demands. In 2018, International Centre for Hydropower (ICH) is offering a range of course to address these challenges and contribute to the sustainable development of hydropower and other renewable energies.

ICH’s courses are built on overarching concepts related to planning, construction and operation of hydropower and renewable energy facilities as part of a mixed energy system, as well as multipurpose projects. Our courses question current international trends on restructuring the power sector focusing on economic and financial aspects, climate change and environmental and social issues.

Our lecturers and resource persons bring their international experience to the classroom and are well-known specialists within their field.  

About ICH Courses

Our lecturers and resource persons are well-known specialists within their field, bringing their extensive international experience to the classroom. Attending ICH courses is an opportunity to discuss and learn about current issues related to hydropower together with professionals from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Participants are encouraged to share information and their experiences on energy and hydropower issues of their interest.

Admission requirements

  • A minimum of five years work experience is required
  • Applicants should hold a B.Sc. degree in Hydropower Engineering, or have an equivalent relevant background
  • Proficiency in English is compulsory for all courses in Norway; certificate of English Language may be requested
  • Women are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants should use the enclosed application form.
  • ICH reserves the right to accept or reject any applicant on the basis of their qualifications and experience.
  • Information on travel, detailed course programme and other relevant information will be sent to all participants in due course.
  • Participants are expected to arrive at the venue of the course (Oslo or Trondheim) the day prior to the course start, and leave no earlier than the day after end of the course.


  • The course fee includes lectures, materials, accommodation, lunch, coffee breaks and some dinners, where participants will be taken as a group as a  social programme arrangement. 
  • Accommodation and transport during fieldtrips during the course if applicable.
  • International travel expenses are not included.
  • ICH members will received a reduced tuition fee.
  • A limited number of sponsored seats are available for participants from developing countries prioritized by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD).


Applications with signatures should be received by e-mail no later than the application deadline as stated on the form. Notice of admission will be given two weeks after the application closing date

Only application submitted online will be accepted.

You can access the official ICH Application at www.ich.no. Please click on the Application Form for Courses icon and select the course of your interest.

More information

Information on each course can also be found at www.ich.no or by contacting ICH.
Laura Bull
Head of Studies, ICH

ICH celebrates cultural diversity, using one common Language with common key words: clean energy, sustainable development, environmentally friendly, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary.

ICH reserves the right to accept or reject any applicant on the basis of their qualifications and experience.

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The purpose of ICH is to raise the standards of competence of the industry personnel and promote the sustainable development of hydropower
ICH celebrating cultural diversity, Talking one common Language... with common key words;
Clean Energy, Sustainable development, Environmentally Friendly, Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary.
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