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About Wetskills

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Since 2010, Wetskills attracted more than 350 participants from more than 75 international universities and organisations in one of the seventeen Wetskills events all over the world. Wetskills is an independent foundation based in The Netherlands. Wetskills is part of the Human Capital Agenda of the Dutch water sector. The Royal Netherlands Water Network (KNW) is the (financial) administrator for the foundation.

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About Wetskills

Wetskills Events Wave

Since 2010, Wetskills attracted more than 350 participants from more than 75 international universities and organisations in one of the seventeen Wetskills events all over the world. Since 2010, Wetskills attracted more than 350 participants from more than 75 international universities and organisations in one of the seventeen Wetskills events all over the world. Wetskills is an independent foundation based in The Netherlands. Wetskills is part of the Human Capital Agenda of the Dutch water sector. The Royal Netherlands Water Network (KNW) is the (financial) administrator for the foundation.

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What are Wetskills Water Challenges?

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The Wetskills Water Challenge is a two-weeks pressure-cooker programme for students and young professionals with a passion for water from all over the world. They meet in a country and work in transdisciplinary and transcultural teams at water-related topics.

The main challenge: develop as a team your own innovative and out-of-the-box solution for water challenges in a changing world. The study cases are provided and formed by study case owners, companies and organisation with a dedicated challenge in a local situation.

These concepts are presented during the formal event through an ice-breaking and energizing session, when the cooperation between the Dutch water sector and the partner-country is showed and positioned. It provides a floor to integrate generations, water challenges, disciplines and cultures.


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What are Wetskills Water Challenges?

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The Wetskills Water Challenge is a two-weeks pressure-cooker programme for students and young professionals with a passion for water from all over the world. They meet in a country and work in transdisciplinary and transcultural teams at water-related topics.

The main challenge: develop as a team your own innovative and out-of-the-box solution for water challenges in a changing world. The study cases are provided and formed by study case owners, companies and organisation with a dedicated challenge in a local situation.

These concepts are presented during the formal event through an ice-breaking and energizing session, when the cooperation between the Dutch water sector and the partner-country is showed and positioned. It provides a floor to integrate generations, water challenges, disciplines and cultures.


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Events Since 2010

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Participants

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Wetskills Events

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Countries

91

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As Wetskills participant, you will experience real-life cooperation in transcultural teams. It will create or expand your first international network, based on: intercultural teamwork, mutual acceptance, out-of-the-box ideas, comfort zone challenges and knowledge/expertise exchange.

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Organization

As Case owner (organizations with a water challenge), you will get your own international team with enthusiastic and transcultural students and young professionals. Your team will come with a creative solution for the implementation of your challenge in the local situation.

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University

As local partner-university (or universities), you have the possibility to network with local water companies, government and universities, but international ones as well. This new learning experience method is energizing for your students.

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Join Wetskills

Wetskills Events Wave

Participant

As Wetskills participant, you will experience real-life cooperation in transcultural teams. It will create or expand your first international network, based on: intercultural teamwork, mutual acceptance, out-of-the-box ideas, comfort zone challenges and knowledge/expertise exchange.

Join

Organization

As Case owner (organizations with a water challenge), you will get your own international team with enthusiastic and transcultural students and young professionals. Your team will come with a creative solution for the implementation of your challenge in the local situation.

Join

University

As local partner-university (or universities), you have the possibility to network with local water companies, government and universities, but international ones as well. This new learning experience method is energizing for your students.

Join

Wetskills Water Challenges

An innovative approach of real-life learning and networking

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