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Date(s) - 21/10/2019 - 23/10/2019
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The World Academy of Sciences


The Horizon 2020-funded S4D4C project is seeking candidates to participate in two workshops on science diplomacy taking place at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the Diplomatische Akademie Wien – Vienna School of International Studies (DA).

The workshops are designed for scientists, diplomats, policymakers, research institution administrators, representatives from NGOs as well as other applicants who are working at the interface of science, technology and foreign policy and pursue a career in science diplomacy. The interactive events aim at building the knowledge and the capacity skills of participants and seek to establish a community around science diplomacy that will grow beyond the workshops.

The first workshop takes place in Trieste, Italy, from 21-23 October, 2019 and is hosted by S4D4C partner TWAS – The World Academy of Sciences.

It is followed by a second workshop taking place in Vienna from 25-27 November hosted by S4D4C partner DA – Vienna School of International Studies.

You can choose to apply for one or for both workshops.

According to applicants’ background and experience a selection will be made.

Please note, the application deadline for the Trieste workshop is on July 10, for the Vienna workshop on July 20, 2019!


Please find below the full information on the workshop in Trieste

Target group
  • Scientists; researchers
  • Diplomats; policymakers; public service officials
  • Nationals and/or residents of a European Union Member State+ Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland
  • Nationals of a partner country of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP)
  • Proof of a career and/or research engagement with a link to the international policy-making arena with science-based themes
Ratio 80 % scientists and researchers; 20 % diplomats, policymakers, public service officials
Place The World Academy of Sciences, Trieste
Duration 21 – 23 October 2019
Application deadline 10 July 2019
Costs covered
  • Attendance
  • Accommodation
Costs NOT covered
  • Travel expenses
Online application form
S4D4C Science Diplomacy Workshop Trieste