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Wetskills uses a new way of authentic learning and international networking for students and young professionals with a passion for water. The Challenges take place worldwide, usually during international water related events. In multidisciplinairy, international teams, the participants work on real life cases from companies and (governmental) organisations. Their challenge: to think out-of-the-box and develop realistic concepts.

Due to corona, the event programs had to be changed to be corona-proof. We are happy that we succeeded, so we were able to re-start with an exciting event: Wetskills-The Netherlands in Leeuwarden (13-23 September 2020). And more events will follow later this year!

WetsNext works on follow-up projects of Wetskills concepts with the partners involved. Main aim: impact with new ideas!

Wetskills Water Challenges have been organized more than 40 times since 2010, with some 800 participants and events in 23 countries. The Wetskills Foundation is an independent foundation with a broad international network in the water sector, based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Wetskills-The Netherlands 2020

Join us at the online-Finals on 22 september 2020 at 1:30 PM, where we also celebrate 10-Years Wetskills for partner organisations. Click the image or this link to watch.

Wetskills-The Netherlands 2019

Watch the video of the 2019 event in The Netherlands.

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Wetskills-The Netherlands 2020

September 13September 23

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About Wetskills

Wetskills Events Wave

Wetskills uses a new way of authentic learning and international networking for students and young professionals with a passion for water. The Challenges take place worldwide, usually during international water related events. In multidisciplinairy, international teams, the participants work on real life cases from companies and (governmental) organisations. Their challenge: to think out-of-the-box and develop realistic concepts.

Wetskills Water Challenges have been organized more than 40 times since 2010, with some 800 participants and events in 23 countries. The Wetskills Foundation is an independent foundation with a broad international network in the water sector, based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Wetskills-The Netherlands 2020

Join us at the online-Finals on 22 september 2020 at 1:30 PM, where we also celebrate 10-Years Wetskills for partner organisations. Click the image or this link to watch.

Wetskills-The Netherlands 2019

Watch the video of the 2019 event in The Netherlands.

Current Event

Wetskills-The Netherlands 2020

September 13September 23

Upcoming Events

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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?

Wetskills Events Wave

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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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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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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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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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

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