Cologne / Köln, Germany

Energy and Environmental Economics

when 10 August 2015 - 14 August 2015
duration 1 week

The CIES is a Summer School with emphasis on scientific interaction and exchange of thoughts. In particular it provides a platform for graduate students to present and discuss their work with senior researchers and other graduate students. Young researchers are given the opportunity to develop a network and are exposed to current issues in their research field.

Course leader

The CIES consists of two complementing parts. The first part contains lectures by Prof. Richard Green (Imperial College London, UK, on “The economics of energy storage”) and Prof. Erin Mansur (Dartmouth College, USA, on “Environmental regulation and elect

Target group

Applicants must be at least in their second year of Ph.D. studies, have already conducted independent research, and have written at least a first paper. All students in the fields of energy economics, industrial organization and public economics with strong interest in energy and environmental issues are encouraged to apply.

Course aim

The Cologne International Energy Summer (CIES) aims at bringing distinguished scholars and young researchers in the field of energy and environmental economics together in order to discuss current and future research topics and the most relevant policy issues.

Credits info

Ph.D. students interested in participating in the workshop are to submit their completed paper/full draft and CV by March 31, 2015, to Notifications of acceptances or rejections will be made by May 31, 2015.

Scientific Committee and Organization:
Prof. Felix Höffler (University of Cologne), Prof. Van Anh Vuong (University of Cologne)


Fee info

EUR 0: The registration is free of charge.


A limited number of grants covering travel expenditures up to € 500 are available. Please indicate in your application whether you wish to apply for a grant.