Youth International Summer School in Shanghai, China

We are glad to announce application call for the Youth International Summer School 2018. This year the event will be held from 15th to 20th of July in Shanghai. Its central theme will be “The Smart Revolution: The Interconnection between City and Society”. Young people from all over the world are welcome to apply. Application period is from April 1st and to May 6th.

International Summer SchoolAs infrastructure, education and businesses all adapt to the rapid changes taking place within our world, so must we as citizens. In order to reach unprecedented heights, we must first begin by changing the minds and values of the architects of our new world.

The International Summer School aims to discuss and examine the idea that in order to make our cities truly smart, we must start by developing a smart society. Set in the technological hub of Shanghai, China, the International Summer School is designed to foster leadership, human values and a sense of social responsibility.

Through a harmonious combination of educational and cultural exchange programs, participants will leave the event feeling empowered and inspired to generate positive change within their communities.

A series of informative keynotes, case studies and highly-interactive workshops will help attendees to gain insight on the different strategies and technologies used in the development and transformation of smart cities and societies. Participants will also be encouraged to consider their own roles and responsibilities in regard to the sustainable future of the planet.

Main criteria

  • Young people ranging in age from 18 to 35 years old;
  • Evidence of strong social responsibility and commitment;
  • Preferred backgrounds to include social and business enterprises, non-profits, social activists, artists, educators, young researchers, scholars and students;
  • Fluency in English required.

In order to apply, applicants should fill in the application form whereby they will attach their CV and one-minute, motivational video.

Deadline to apply is 6th of May, 2018.


The program is partially funded. Program, informal activities, food and accommodation will be covered by organizers. Participants are responsible for their visa and travel expenses. The participation fee is 150 EUR.

For more information, visit event’s official website

For more specific information, please mail to us.


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