2016 Water and Sanitation Training Program

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence for Water and Environment” (CAS-TWAS CEWE) is established in the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). It follows the direction of CAS and the World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries (TWAS). The goal of CEWE is to culture the professionals in the water and environmental fields for developing world through various training, education and joint research programs.

In 2016, the CEWE will initiate two types of training programs for water professionals from the developing and emerging countries, i.e., Short-term and Long-term. The training program consists of lectures, technical tour, workshop and other related events. The long-term will have additional 10 weeks internship in the laboratories. A network for the water professionals and researchers in developing countries will be reinforced through our continuing efforts. All expenses for approved applicants,including airfare, accommodation, registration and meals, will be covered by CAS-TWAS CEWE.

Key days for 2016 training programs:

Starting for submission of application form: 4 Jan, 2016

Deadline for submission of application form: 26 Apr, 2016

Notification of acceptance/rejection: 13 May, 2016

Invitation letter issued: After 23 June,2016

Short-term training period: 30 Aug (Tues),-13 Sep (Tues), 2016

Long-term trainingperiod: 30 Aug (Tues), - 25 Nov (Fri), 2016

Venue: RCEES, No.18 Shuangqing Road, HaidianDistrict, Beijing 100085, China

Working Language: English

Application and Selection Process

Applicants should be fulfilled with the following requirements:

Officials, researchers, managers in water engineering and management in the developing or emerging countries

Education background: master degree or above, or with bachelor degree and good professional experience

Below the age of 40, or those with sufficient professional experience below 45

Good language skill in English

Women are especially encouraged to apply

Applicants Materials

Application form (download)

Curriculum vitae (CV)

Photocopy of the highest degree certification

Supporting letter (with director's signature or department stamp)


Tel: (86)-10-62849136

Fax: (86)-10-62923541


Add: Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. O. Box 2871 

  18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100085

  People's Republic of China