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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.

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 30 times since 2010, with some 650 participants and events in 20 countries. The Wetskills Foundation is an independent foundation with a broad international network in the water sector, based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Recent Events

Wetskills-Bangladesh 2019

June 30July 12

 

Wetskills-China 2019

June 2June 14

 

Wetskills-Romania 2019

June 3June 14

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About Wetskills

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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 mixed teams, the internationals participants work on are real life and transdisciplinary cases from companies and (governmental) organisations. The main task is to think out-of-box and develop realistic concepts.

WetsNext strives to have follow-up projects with the involved partners of Wetskills concepts to get impact!

Wetskills Challenges has been organized more than 20 times since 2010. It has become an independent foundation, based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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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Events Since 2010

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Participants

37

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21

Countries

168

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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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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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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.

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