First International Summer University

This International Summer University it is intended that participants can experience an innovative practice in which they can confront the theoretical knowledge with concrete realities and good practices in the management of the territories and in the implementation of diverse initiatives, particularly those with local communities’ engagement.

This Summer University is a worthwhile platform on capacity-buiding for increasing society awareness on the value and principles of UNESCO Global Geoparks through an innovative way of teaching, creating a great opportunity for international cooperative and networking between universities aiming to stimulate learning and promotion of competencies, collaborative decision-making, and taking responsaility for present and future generations, particularly regarding the advanced capacity-building necessary for territorial management and to create or improve the technical skills of teams involved in the process of stablishing Geoparks.

High patronage


Main sponsor



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