IBEI - Barcelona Science and Technology Diplomacy Summer School - 3-7 July, 2023

SciTech DiploHub, the Barcelona Science and Technology Diplomacy Hub, and IBEI, the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals, have partnered to offer a first-of-its-kind, training in Science and Technology Diplomacy in a will to train the next cohort of leaders of a field that is increasingly essential to tackle humanity's global challenges.

Aimed at mid-career scientists and technology experts, as well as diplomats and international relations practitioners, this edition of the Summer School offers 30+ hours of sessions that cover the most pressing issues on Science and Technology Diplomacy ranging from sustainable development to technology diplomacy, with a special focus on Europe, the Mediterranean and the role of global cities.
This comprehensive and first-of-its-kind training course in Science & Technology Diplomacy will take place from 3rd to 7th July 2023 in one of world's innovation hotspots: Barcelona. Hosted by IBEI, at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Ciutadella Campus (UPF), the Summer School is located at the heart of Barcelona, only a 10 minute walk from the sea and the innovation district 22@.

With world-class research institutions, Barcelona hosts facilities such as the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, the ALBA Synchrotron or the National Genome Analysis Center, the headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean, the UN-HABITAT City Resilience Profiling Programme (UN-HABITAT/CRPP) and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). Barcelona is among the top innovative hubs worldwide, the 3rd non-state capital in terms of consular representation and one of the leading cities in global municipalism – the perfect place for science and technology diplomacy.
For more information please contact Carlos Sánchez (csanchez@ibei.org), IBEI research coordinator.