2nd COST-LocRef PhD-Training School in Siena (29.09. – 02.10.2014) – Call for Applications

This years’ COST Action LocRef PhD-Training Scholl will take place in Siena in September (29.09 – 02.10.2014).

You can download the call for applications for the PhD-Training School organized by the University of Siena, the EUROLOC and EURA Summer School cooperation and the COST Action IS1207 “Local Public Sector Reforms: An International Comparison (LocRef)” here.

The Training School is dedicated to the theme “Re-building Trust in Local Governments: Re-thinking Politics, Management and Governance in the Post-NPM Era.” Local organizer is Prof. Dr. Riccardo Mussari, University of Siena.

Like in the last years’ Training School, the COST Action ‘LocRef’ offers a grant to 24 participants to (co-)finance their expenditures. The grant will be a lump sum of 700.- € for participants from outside Italy and 450.-€ for participants from Italy. Application deadline is June 30, 2014. A possibility to earn credit points is also guaranteed.

For further information regarding the grant application and registration procedure, the schedule and the organization of the Training School, please refer to the call for applications. Please do also distribute this call in your national networks.