CIVITAS Summer Course

By Sarah Martens / Updated: 20 May 2016
Tuesday 07 June 2016 at 09:00
Friday 10 June 2016 at 13:00
Málaga, Spain
Language: English
Past event

Sustainable urban mobilityinfo-icon has great potential to contribute to making cities more pleasant places in which to live and spend time, with positive impacts on the environmentinfo-icon, local economy, and even the physical and mental health of residents.

The CIVITAS Summer Course will take place in Málaga (Spain) from 7 - 10 June, and will take quality of lifeinfo-icon as its focus. It will be an interactive training event led by renowned experts from organisations such as the OECD, UN-Habitat and Erasmus University Rotterdam, and will include practical assignments in the streets of Málaga (Spain) to apply the lessons learned during the presentations and discussions.

Cities such as Gdynia (Poland), Nantes (France), and Tel Aviv (Israel) will also share their experiences of developing happier cities through sustainable urban mobility. Participants that successfully conclude the summer course will receive a ‘CIVITAS Learning Centre’ certificate.

The summer course will include a mixture of presentations and interactive discussions with participants, as well as practical assignments in the streets of Málaga to turn theory into practice.

Participationinfo-icon is limited to 40 individuals and is free of charge, although a deposit is requested to ensure attendance, which will be refunded after the event has taken place. A limited number of participants can also request a refund of travel and accommodation costs. Such requests must be made by 3 May. The deadline for registration is 10 May.

For more information, visit or view the draft programme below.