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Application is now open for the SDG Summer School 2024

Are you a Bachelor and Master's student interested in sustainable development and global health issues related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Embark on a Global Innovation Journey with SDG Summer School 2024 in Geneva!

At the SDG Summer School, student teams learn to use open-source tools, Citizen Science methodologies, and AI solutions to generate data for tracking progress in their communities towards the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. The school is at the core of the SDG Olympiad innovation cycle, an annual competition for youth enabling youth-driven social and environmental impact.

4-weeks all about "Planetary Health"

The theme of the 2024 edition of the SDG Summer School is “Planetary Health” with a focus on the impact of climate change on human health. The school lasts four weeks, from Monday 1 to Friday 26 July. The format is hybrid, with teams working locally in the SDG Solution Space, an innovation space for students in the heart of International Geneva, while collaborating online with other SDG Summer Schools that are part of a global SDG Olympiad. The 4-week program of the SDG Summer School focuses on team-based problem-solving. The agile development of practical prototypes, including weekly pitching sessions to a diverse jury, is inspired by concrete challenges formulated by experts from the International Organizations in Geneva.

Apply now!

Students in Switzerland should apply to the SDG Summer School in Geneva via the official Geneva Summer School website. The application deadline is 31 May, 2024. Limited financial support is available upon request for accepted students.

Ursina Roffler

Weiterführende Informationen

SDG Summer School 2024

SDG Olympiad