Team photo in front of Nam Ngum 2 Dam during a site visit, by Jyrki Luukkanen.

Photo: Jyrki Luukkanen

Sustainable Climate Change and Energy Education Development (SUCCEED)

Coordinator University of Turku
Contact details

Visa Tuominen

Budget €500 000
Duration 05/2013 - 12/2015
Academic field Engineering, technology


Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku, Finland
Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Cambodia
Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
National University of Laos, Laos
Yangon Technological University, Myanmar

Brief Description:

The overall objective of the SUCCEED project is that the partner countries will be able to train and educate national experts capable of promoting renewable energy and of advocating national and international climate change policy from the perspective of the least developed countries, especially with regards to: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, climate finance, energy policy and renewable energy technology.

The purpose of the project is to enhance and promote climate change and renewable energy education, research, and development at partner universities through the training of trainers, curriculum development, development of research skills, project management and networking.

Result Area(s):

  • Improved quality and relevance of higher education
  • Enhanced management, leadership and governance capacities in higher education institutions
  • Strengthened the role and relevance of the HEIs in development

Key Results to be Achieved:

  • Improved skills of teaching staff to ensure successful implementation of climate change and renewable energy education in energy and environmental degree programmes
  • Improved research and pedagogical skills
  • Improved research facilities at partner universities
  • Promotion of networking and cooperation with national and international institutions and stakeholders