Wetskills-Denmark 2023

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Wetskills-Denmark 2023

May 22 - June 2

About The Event

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Wetskills again to Denmark!

in 2021 Wetskills organized a programme in Denmark for the first time. Time for a next edition! This new Wetskills event in Denmark will be aligned to the stopover of the Ocean Race in Aarhus. This time the group will stay in Aarhus and also visit the surroundings. A great experience! This Wetskills Challenge will start 22 May and will end 2 June 2023.

Are you a student or young professional from Denmark, Nordic countries and beyond, and do you want to make a difference in the water sector? Would you like to experience working in an international team and experiencing Denmark (from west to east)? Do you want to work on challenging water & sustainability issues? Are you interested present your ideas for an international jury panel and audience? This is your chance! Wetskills Foundation and partners are organising the second Wetskills edition in Denmark!

Wetskills Foundation is inviting students (Bachelor (final year), Master and PhD) and Young Professionals from universities and organisations worldwide with a passion for Water & Sustainability, to join this intergenerational event and apply for Wetskills-Denmark 2023 (period: 22 May – 2 June 2023). You can register by filling-in the online form (Botton at the right side).

Video impression for the event first in Denmark and the experience of a Wetskills Alumni


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Deadline for registration: 20 April 2023

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(Extended) Registration

Application (online) and first selection deadline for participants: 20 April 2023

After this deadline, every week a selection of the new applications will be made untill the program is full. (First Come, First Served)

Who can apply?

Any Young Professional (up to 5 years of working experience) and student (last year Bachelor, Master or PhD) from Denmark, Nordic region, and other countries worldwide,  with a passion for water & sustainability and intercultural teamwork.

How can I apply?

Prepare a motivation letter and resume, click the botton on the right, fill out the online application form and submit it.

Selection criteria

The Wetskills organization will make a final selection among applications received, based on quality of motivation & resume. The organisation will also consider a good diversity of the whole group (incl. backgrounds, local/international, gender balance, etc.).


Participation fee for participants is € 425,- (excl. VAT). This participation fee includes accommodation during the programme.

If you already have accommodation in Aarhus, Wetskills Foundation can tailor the participation fee

The Participation fee includes teambuilding activities, some lunches & dinners, field trips, workshop, supervision, trainings and working venues. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses (plane tickets, local travel, etcetera), meals during working days and other personal costs.

Note: During past editions participants often successfully arranged financial compensation for their Wetskills participation from their university or employer. We therefore strongly encourage applicants to inquire about funding opportunities to compensate the costs (university mobility funds, travel allowance etc.).

Joining this Wetskills Event – What do you get?

A unique learning experience where you will tackle real-life water challenges with your own team!

  • You will increase your skills in: international cooperation; problem solving, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary teamwork, networking and presenting (pitch & poster);
  • You will get the opportunity to connect with other international water students/young professionals;
  • You will exclusively visit the Wetskills finals and awarding in Aarhus;
  • You will visit the western part of Denmark: water-related, Climate adaptive, natural and cultural sites, and meetings with water experts;
  • You will learn, network and experience more about international and regional water challenges, the main stakeholders and organisations, contemporary issues and current business opportunities;
  • You will receive a certificate of participation upon completion of the programme.

More information

  • Interested candidates from Denmark can contact: Maj Britt Quitzau (Aalborg University and Wetskills Team), quitzau@plan.aau.dk.
  • Interested international and organisations interested to submit a case and/or join as partner  can contact: Inge Muhlig, inge.muhlig@wetskills.com.

Event Cases

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Wetskills Foundation and partners would like to welcome businesses, governments, knowledge institutes and/or NGOs to formulate one of the Challenges and support the Wetskills programme in South Korea. Join us in this great next experience! Find more information in this Leaflet Call for Cases Wetskills-Denmark 2023 and/or contact Johan Oost, johan.oost@wetskills.com.

Case 1: 

Case owner: Ministry of Infrastructure and Water of The Netherlands, Greater North Sea Basin Initiative

Information will be provided at a later stage.

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May 22
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Aarhus, Denmark