Deadline Postponed!

Due to many requests, the Organising Committee is delighted to announce that the application deadline has been postponed to 17th July 2018 at midnight Brasilia time (UTC/GMT – 3 hours).

We are excited by the substantial number of good quality applications that have already been submitted. We also know that many of you are working hard to apply for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus School. Thus, we are giving extra two weeks for submission to maximise the opportunity for all graduate students, post-docs and young researchers/professors. Please follow the guidelines below and submit your complete application package as soon as possible.

Click here to apply. You can also find more information in our FAQ, or you can e-mail us at


We are here to remind you that we are accepting applications until June 30th. Have you already applied?

If YES, we thank you for applying. We are looking forward to meeting you here in Brazil! If you still have a question, feel free to contact us anytime by email.

I am working on it! Don’t worry! You still have time to apply! To help us, you can fill up our pre-registration form while you are setting up your application package. You will also receive our mailing list with weekly updates.

Can I apply even if my work is not directly related to water, energy, and food research fields?
YES! We welcome researchers from all scientific fields to apply for it! Engineering, natural and human sciences can also potentially contribute to understanding the WEF Nexus. It is an interdisciplinary field focusing on combining different areas of scientific knowledge. If you want to learn different perspectives to sustainable development, APPLY NOW!

Just a reminder…
Our advanced school will be a high-level interdisciplinary course taking place in Brazil and offering scholarships for travel and lodging expenses to participants around the globe.

I cannot go this time…
That is fine. We are sorry to hear that you are going to miss this unique opportunity. Could you tell us why? Just fill up our short feedback form.

Dates and Deadlines

These important dates and deadlines will help guide you through your application and stay in Campinas.

Application Deadline

Saturday, 30th June 2018 – 00h00 Brasilia time (UTC/GMT – 3 hours) Postponed to 17th July 2018 – 00h00 Brasilia time (UTC/GMT – 3 hours)

Selected Participants Announcement

until Tuesday, 31st July 2018 by e-mail

Confirmation of Acceptance Deadline

until Friday, 3rd August 2018 – 00h00 Brasilia time (UTC/GMT – 3 hours)

Travel & Accommodation Application Deadline

To be announced soon.

Program Dates

The Advanced School on WEF Nexus starts on 15th October and ends on 26th October 2018. The detailed schedule can be on our Program page.


Registration is now OPEN!

Registration is OPEN for the Advance School on Water-Energy-Food Nexus! Click here to apply for it. The online registration deadline is Sunday, June 30th at midnight Brasilia time (UTC/GMT – 3 hours), but don’t wait until the last minute. We invite talented pre-PhD students, post-doctoral fellows and young researchers from around the world. The application package includes an application letter (ca. 600-800 words), a CV, English proficiency proof, one letter of recommendation and your current research project (1 page).

You can find more information in our FAQ, or you can e-mail us at