Circular Summer School Padova 2023


R4: Recycling – Remanufacturing – Recovery – Refurbishment

17th – 22nd July 2023

Geoscience Department,
Via Gradenigo 6, 35131 Padova, Italy

The main scope

In the framework of CLOCKS project the advanced school will be focused on circular economy.
A specific feature of the school, distinguishing it from several similar initiatives, is a strong involvement and commitment of companies. Through this involvement it fosters a higher level of interdisciplinary education in the field of circular economy.

School program


Textile, metals, glass and polymers recycling. Circularity in materials. Water management, eco-design, ESC and sustainability reporting. European policies.


You will be involved in a Hackathon to solve reality based industrial challenges. Work in team to face a reality-based challenge with a reward.
Master’s students CANNOT JOIN the Hackathon

Fee and Application details

PhD and master students

€ 150

Waived fee for students from:

University of Padova

University of Ljubljana

Justus Liebig University

MEERI Institute

Fraunhofer Institute IWKS

Italian national doctorate in circular economy

Master in Sustainable Chemistry and Technology from Circular Economy of UniPD

Professionals and employees


Waived fee for employees from:


Tondo Lab


UNITI members
UniPD Alumni members


UNISMART Associate
UniPD Alumni Associate
Amici of UniPD


For more than one employee/professional registered
from these categories discounts will be applied


15th May 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

In case of remaining positions, deadline will be extended


Apply through the form on the website

You will receive a confirmation email with bank transfer information
(if applicable) when application will end

Timetable with abstracts

Who can join

• PhD students
• Master’s students of Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies for Circular Economy at University of Padua
• Company representatives/employees
• Professionals working in the fields of circular economy and/or raw materials


PLEASE, book these accomodations by 30th April 2023

We have pre-reserved some rooms for your convenience, but please note that availability is limited.
We continuously update our website, availability may change quickly.

To book your stay, please contact them via email or phone and specify that you are a guest for the CLOCKS project.

We look forward to hosting you!

Fondazione Aldo Gini

via Portello n. 15, 35129 Padova

Tel +39 049 8275047
No room available 

Residenza Job Campus

via Belzoni n. 146, 35121 Padova

Tel +39 049 8066190
Price: only double room available 

Luzzati Residence

Accommodation – ESU di Padova
via Ospedale Civile, 19, 35121 Padova

Price: 185 €/week single room and 230/week double room

Where will the school be held?

Accompanyig activities

Joining the school, you’ll get free access to the following events:

In-field activitiesMOOCWebinars
In attendanceDigitalDigital
Visit and discover
industrial realities
Thermodynamic magnitudes
in circular economy
Additional teaching
Before the Circular
Summer School (June and July)
Released before the
Circular Summer School
Released after the
Circular Summer School

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