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Wetskills-Hungary 2019

  • wetskills
  • Hungary
  • Young Water Professionals

Wetskills Foundation and partners invite last year Bachelor, Master, PhD students and graduates to apply for this new Wetskills event in Budapest, Hungary. This will be the first event in this water-rich country and the fifth one in Central Eastern Europe (after four times in Romania). Apply for this great opportunity!

Wetskills-Hungary event in Budapest, 5 - 16 October 2019
This Wetskills event is aligned to the Budapest Water Summit, the summit in-between the World Water Forum and organized every three years. The event’s theme is ‘Preventing Water Crises’. The final presentations and the announcement of the winning team is during a special side event aligned to the Budapest Water Summit, organized by Embassy of The Kingdom of The Netherlands and MASZESZ (Hungarian Water Association).

In the Wetskills programme, the participants will work in mixed and multidisciplinary teams of four to five people, to develop innovative concepts to the case studies provided by the water sector during an extensive two-week program. The program will start with team building activities for the first two days to allow participants to get to know each other. This includes field trips to water-related and cultural sites both in Budapest and  surroundings. An intensive period will follow that will focus on working on the assigned study case. International Wetskills supervisors will guide you during the weeks and facilitate your team to find its own innovative concept. Finally, the teams will pitch their results during a special side event of Budapest Water Summit (15-16 October). The winning team will be announced and awarded then as well.


Application and selection deadline: 1 August
Afterwards every week a selection of the new applications till the program is full. (First Come, First Served)

Who can apply?
Any Young Water Professionals (up to 5 years of working experience) and last year Bachelor, Master or PhD student and recent graduates from European and internationals universities or organizations with passion for water and intercultural teamwork.

How can I apply?
Prepare a motivation letter and resume, go to, fill out the online application form and submit it.

For more information, please see the pdf below, or visit the Wetskills website.

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