IGCS Virtual Summer School 2021 on “Sustainable Water Management at the Saltwater – Freshwater Interface”

Kiel University (CAU), Germany in collaboration with The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in India, will host the IGCs Virtual Summer School 2021 from 12-23 July 2021.

This summer school attempts at elucidating the challenges and potential solutions for sustainable management of saltwater-freshwater interfaces as well as spreading successful current examples of management in India and Germany.


1. Identifying challenges for sustainable management of saltwater-freshwater interfaces.
2. Understanding the disruptive role of climate change.
3. The future of saltwater-freshwater interfaces today: new ideas on sustainable management.


The course is open to German* and Indian Master and Ph.D. Students. Knowledge of sustainability topics is of advantage. The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 30 (15 German /15 Indian).

*Non-German students and university graduates can apply if they are enrolled in a course of study at a German university with the aim of obtaining a degree at a German university.


IGCS, including the schools, is part of the “A New Passage to India” initiative funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
The participants of the School receive a lump sum (EUR 240) to participate in all activities and related expenses.

More Information

For further information, please visit : https://www.igcs-chennai.org/

Please contact project coordinator Lisa van Aalst or Dr. Anna Uffmann,  if you have any questions.

Apply here: https://rwthaachen.moveon4.de/form/5c519636d97e90cb538b4570/eng

Application deadline: April 30, 2021, 07:00 pm CET/ 11:30 pm IST