3rd COST-LocRef PhD-Training School in Spetses (13.09. – 17.09.2015) – Call for Applications

This years’ COST Action LocRef PhD-Training School will take place in Spetses, Greece, in September (13.09 – 17.09.2015).

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

This 3rd COST Action “LocRef” PhD-Training School is dedicated to the theme “Innovation in Local Government”. The Training School will take place in Spetses, Greece from September 13 -17, 2015 . Local organizers are Prof. Dr. Nikos Hlepas and Prof. Dr. Panagiotis Getimis. Our cooperation partners from EURA/EUROLOC are Prof. Dr. Kristof Steyvers and Prof. Dr. Henk van der Kolk.

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 750.- € for participants from outside Greece and 450.-€ for participants from Greece. Application deadline is June 30, 2015. A possibility to earn a certificate of attendance 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.