Applications for the 2022 edition are temporarily closed

CIRCUIT-CITY could be your opportunity to get in tune with sustainability and circular cities.

Who can participate?

The summer school is open for students from partner universities (Ghent university, Universitat Politècnica de València, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, L’Institut Agro Rennes-Angers, Mendelova univerzita v Brně). Participants should be enrolled in a Master or Bachelor programme, but should have completed at least 3 years of a Bachelor programme. Participants should be familiar with at least one of the following themes, as proven by their current field of studies: energy, water management, waste management, food, urban planning, and economics.

Students from multiple disciplines are encouraged to participate e.g. environmental technology, bio-science/civil/environmental engineering, architecture, economics, business administration, and (business) informatics.

Students enrolled at partner universities who follow this summer school as part of their curriculum will obtain the corresponding 3 ECTS upon successful completion, plus a certificate of participation.

The maximum number of participants is set on 30. If many more students apply, the Circu-City board will select the best motivated applications, and aim for a multidisciplinary range of profiles.

Participation cost

The CIRCU-CITY summer school is free of cost to attend in 2022. Upon successful completion of the summer school, you receive a proof of participation. Application is mandatory in any case.

Students from partner universities can apply for an Erasmus+ grant to cover their mobility in Ghent (travel + stay) during the week of 5/09/2022 – 10/09/2022. Participating students should arrange travel and housing (hotel/hostel/apartment) in Ghent by themselves and cover these costs from their Erasmus scholarship. However, the CIRCU-CITY team will assist by providing some tips and bringing all participants in contact on a forum online from early July, enabling them to exchange ideas and/or share accommodation, for those who wish to do so.

Who to contact for more information on mobility and financial support?

  • Ghent university – Hilde Vandecasteele (
  • Universitat Politècnica de València – Paula Cardells Mosteiro (
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen – ENLIGHT coordination team (
  • L’Institut Agro Rennes-Angers – Delphine Richard (
  • Mendelova univerzita v Brně – To be confirmed

Application procedure

Enrollment in the summer school goes in the following steps:

  • Apply online
  • The outcome of selection results will be communicated via e-mail during July
  • Confirm your participation

Application deadline

Application deadline is set on June 27 by 11 PM

GDPR privacy disclaimer

Please note that CIRCU-CITY will enroll you on the e-learning platform of Ghent University once you have been selected for participation. On this platform, names and e-mail addresses of all participants will be shared with other participants. Moreover, a Whatsapp group may be set up by the CIRCU-CITY coordinator or one of the participants for practical arrangements, e.g. housing, team work. If you do not wish your cellphone number to be shared/used for this purpose, please inform the coordinator.