UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 effects,  the 23rd edition of the Summer School, scheduled from August 31st to September 11th, 2020  will take place in September  2021. Due to administrative procedures, the already presented applications willnot be considered valid for the 2021 edition. 
The application process is now closed. Applications will be accepted fromFebruary 2021 to June 2021.The website ofthe International Summer School on regulation of local public Services (www.turinschool.eu/iss) will be updated in the coming months with some free short lectures delivered by the faculty of the course. Moreover the Turin School is working on other free tools and online events that you may like. Stay tuned!



The School is designed to offer two weeks “full immersion”  in user charges regulation of local public services (e.g. waste, water, public transport, district heating, sport facilities) and is mainly addressed to undergraduate students at their last year, PhD and graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies.

 The course lasts two weeks and is articulated in three parts:
 - theoretical module
 - industry analysis
 - case studies (with a virtual regulatory final report prepared by attendants)

 For further information, please have a look to the programme

Fees and accommodation in Turin

Low rates and free accommodation.
Registration fees for admitted attendants are as follows:  

ProfileFeeWhat you getCondition


registration to the ISS 2021
and free accommodation

payment receipt returned by one week from the admission (date indicated on the admission letter). In case of delay, the School reserves the right to assign the place to another candidate in the reserve list.

registration to the ISS 2021
and free accommodation

attendants from new (post 2004) EU Member States and non OECD countries (*) 
(*) please check the OECD countries list and the EU Member States list (clicking on a Country, Year of EU entry is specified) 
Applicants are not asked to make any payment. Selected participants will be contacted via email and they will be asked to pay the fee/deposit fee

Applications and Deadlines

The application form will be online from February 2020.

Cancellation policy for admitted students


- Profile A: in case of withdrawal the fee will not be refunded

- Profile B: considering that the participation is free, a deposit is due (150 Euro with payment receipt returned by the date indicated on the admission letter); the deposit will be totally refunded to the attendant at the end of the Summer School (there is no deposit refund in case of cancellation by the admitted participant)


Selection criteria applied

Curricula are evaluated on the basis of three main criteria:

1) relevance of applicant's studies and professional experience / current job position to the topics of the Summer School programme
2) balanced geographical distribution of selected participants (OECD / non-OECD members; distribution per continent; inclusion of applicants from Countries non represented in the previous editions)
3) balanced distribution of educational background (e.g. economics; environmental engineering; law; public administration; ...)

Moreover, in the case of curricula with similar score, also some attention is given to the selection of profiles with expertise in different sectors relevant to the domain of regulation of LPS (e.g. water cycle, waste, energy, ...).

Stay tuned!

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For any further information, please contact the School Secretariat:

Fulvia Nada (coordinator)
e-mail: iss@turinschool.eu 
phone: +39 346 8910600