Call for Application for 2020 Water and Sanitation Training Program

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence for Water and Environment (CAS-TWAS CEWE) is established in the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The goal of CEWE is to culture the professionals in the field of water and environment for the developing world through training, education and joint research programs.
In 2020, CEWE will initiate two types of training programs for water professionals from the developing and emerging countries, i.e., Short-Term and Long-Term. The training program consists of lectures, technical tours, workshops and other related events. The long-term will have an additional 10 weeks’ internship in the laboratories. All expenses for approved applicants, including airfare, accommodation, registration and meals, will be covered by CAS-TWAS CEWE. 

Application and Selection Process

• Applicants should be fulfilled with the following requirements:

• Officials, researchers, managers in water engineering and management in the developing or emerging countries

• Education background:  master degree or above, or with bachelor degree and good professional experience

• Below the age of 40, or those with sufficient professional experience below 45

• Good language skill in English

• Women are especially encouraged to apply

Key dates for 2020 training programs

• Open call: 31 October, 2019

• Close call: 15 January, 2020

• Announcement of acceptance/rejection: 10 February, 2020

• Invitation letter issued: After 15 March, 2020

• Short-term training period: 24 May- 5 June, 2020

• Long-term training period: 24 May- 21 August, 2020

Applicants Materials ( emailto: )

• Application form (2020 CAS-TWAS APPLICATION FORM.doc)

• Curriculum vitae (CV)

• Photocopy of the highest degree certification

*Do not accept the application form in handwritting.


RCEES, No.18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China

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