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Summer School: International Summer School on Regulation of Local Public Services - Turin, 8 - 19 September

The Turin School of Local Regulation ( announces the launch of the 17th Edition of the International Summer School on Regulation of Local Public Services. The Summer School will take place in Torino, Italy, from the 8th to the 19th of September 2014.

The School is addressed to final year undergraduate students, graduates and official of the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies staff who intend to study in depth some of the most relevant issues for regulation, tariff setting and management of local public services, either of environmental interest or not.

The programme is designed as an intensive workshop, combining theoretical and practical courses. More specifically it is divided into three parts: theory, economic models and analytical instruments for local regulation; sector analysis (e.g. water cycle, urban waste) and country-based cases studies; local site-visits and a practical experience with virtual regulatory case studies developed by working groups.

The Summer School is a unique international experience, offering the opportunity to meet an international faculty and participants from all over the world, interested in learning and sharing experiences about local policies and local regulation.

Applications are open until June the 6th through the on-line application form:
25 participants will be selected.

The participation fee for selected participants is equal to 150,00 EUR and it includes 2-week accommodation at the University Residence. For participants from non-OECD countries or post-2004 EU member States the registration is free: a 150,00 EUR-deposit is due, which will be refunded at the end of the School.

Further information is available in the website: or writing to