Call of Application for 2014 Water and Sanitation Training Program

"CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence for Water and Environment"(CAS-TWAS CEWE) will provide 2014 Water and Sanitation training program, which is from 22 June to 19 Sept. 2014.CAS-TWAS CEWE is established in the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy Sciences (CAS). It follows the direction of CAS and the World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries (TWAS). The goal of CEWE is to culture the professionals in the water and environmental fields for developing world through various training, education and joint research programs. This training program consists of lectures, technical tour, workshop, internship and other related events. A network for the water professionals and researchers in developing countries will be reinforced through our continuing efforts.All expenses for approved applicants, including airfare, accommodation, registration and meals, will be covered by CAS-TWAS CEWE.

Training Plan:

The training program will consist of the following activities:

One week of lectures, workshop and a technical tour to water treatment facilities;

Two months and half of internship and research in one laboratory of

1.Water environment protection: regulations and practice;

2. Water supply: pollutants removal and management;

3.Wastewater treatment: technologies and processes;

Three days of workshops and discussions for training summary.

Key days:

Deadline for apply online:15 May 2014

Notified of acceptance/rejection:21 May 2014

Training period:22 June, 2014-19 Sep, 2014

Venue:RCEES, No.18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100085, China

Working Language of the Training Course: English

Application and Selection Process

Applicants should be fulfilled with the following requirements:

1.Administrators, municipal officials, engineers, teachers, graduate students working in water and wastewater engineering and management in developing or emerging nation,

2.Education with master degree or higher, or with bachelor degree and rich experience,

3.Below the age of 35, those with rich experience below 45,

4.Good language skill in English,

5. Women are especially encouraged to apply,

6. A committee will select the most qualified applicants and a notice of acceptance will be sent through e-mail.

7. Apply click: APPLY


Ms. Miao Yu

Tel: +86-10-62849136

Fax: +86–10-62923541


Add:Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

P.O. Box 2871,18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100085

People’s Republic of China


Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)


Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES)

Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence for Water and Environment(CAS-TWAS CEWE)


International Water Association (IWA)

The World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries(TWAS)