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Wetskills-China 2019

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Wetskills again to China!!

The first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was organized in China during the WorldExpo 2010 in Shanghai and last year Wetskills had a successful event in China again. Guess where we aimed to go this year as well… China!! The Wetskills Foundation invites Bachelor, Master, PhD students and recent graduates to apply for the Wetskills Water Challenge programme in Hangzhou and Shanghai. This edition of Wetskills will take the participants to the nice city of Hangzhou with the beautiful XiHu (West Lake). This event will be organized in close cooperation with the largest water event worldwide: Aquatech China in Shanghai (3-5 June) and the finals will be organized during a special sessions at the Celebration of 40 years of friendship between Shanghai and Rotterdam (14 June). So Wetskills will also stay some days in booming Shanghai! 

To all who are interested in water challenges and the ancient heritage of Hangzhou and the booming Shanghai: this is your chance! Apply now for this great opportunity to experience China and its water!

Wetskills is looking for local and international students and Young Professionals, who are passionate about water and excited to work in mixed teams for transdisciplinary water solutions. Apply for Wetskills-China 2019 (period: 2 – 14 June 2019).

Wetskills is looking for you!

Deadline for application and selection: 10 April 2019

(After the first deadline, every week the Wetskills Foundation will select the last candidates on a first come first served basis).

Who can apply?

Any Young Water Professionals (up to 5 years of working experience) and final year Bachelor, Master or PhD student and recent graduates with a passion for water and intercultural teamwork. This edition of Wetskills focuses on participants from The Netherlands and China but welcomes participants from other countries as well.

How can I apply?

Prepare a motivation letter & resume, go to the Wetskills website, fill-in and submit the online application form on the

For more information on how to apply, please see the pdfs below, or go to the Wetskills website.

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