Training – Second Doctoral School – November 2022

The Second Doctoral School of the European Training Network project SMARTGYsum is the second of six main network-wide training events that will be organized during this project. The conference will include special courses, covering technical and soft skills. Each one of this courses will provide a 1 ECTS credit certificate. It will also include social events to formalize relationships among the consortium members, improve research integration between the project beneficiaries and partners, and establish longlasting collaboration between the Early Stage Researchers.

Receive 1 ECTS credit worth Certificate per course

Get to know each other in the social events

Improve research integration between projects

Establish longlasting collaboration with the ESRs

Second Doctoral School

November 6 - November 12, 2022
Badajoz Photography
The Second Doctoral School will be held in Badajoz, the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. It is located close to the Portuguese border, on the left bank of the river Guadiana. Badajoz is a major commercial centre in southwestern Spain and an important bridge between Spain and Portugal for trade and cultural relations. Founded in the 9th century by the muladi called Ibn Marwan, it helds the largest Arab citadel in Europe and is known for its colorful and cherrish carnival.
The courses will take place at the Industrial Engineering School in Badajoz Campus of the University of Extremadura, located on the right bank of the Guadiana river.
The hotel (AC Badajoz by Marriot) is located in between the University Campus and the city center (10 minutes on foot to both)
Institution Course Credits Course Flyer
Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet Zu Kiel Grid forming Power Converters, Smart Transformers and Hybrid Grids (Part-1) 1 ECTS
Smart Energy Products and Services New Electric Agents and Procedures for a Reliable and Efficient Smart Grid 1 ECTS
Aalborg University Understand How to Write Good Papers for High Level Journals 1 ECTS
PLEXIM Workshop on Rapid Control Prototyping and Hardware-in-the-loop Simulations 1 ECTS
Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Key stakeholders in energy management - Smart grid innovative services and applications 1 ECTS
Politechnika Warszawska Converter Topologies and Control Strategies for Photovoltaic Systems 1 ECTS
University of Extremadura Comparison of Power Quality Control Strategies to Integrate Generation into Existing Grids 1 ECTS
After the preliminary registration (up to 26 September 2022), each participant will have to formalize the inscription by paying the registration fee of 350€.

This invoice includes:

  • Meals
  • Access to the training and technical activities
*There is a reduced fee of 175€ that will cover only meals, meant for those not attending the courses.

An agreement is achieved with Hotel AC in Badajoz, with a rate of 64,50 €/night for single room and 77,70 €/night for double room, both rates include breakfast.
Hotel room rates are valid through October 6th.
The reservation of the rooms must be made by sending an email with the details of the reservation (number of rooms, type of room, date of arrival and departure) to

The fee payment has to be done by bank transfer to:
IBAN: ES68 0182 4899 11 0201522006
(Card payment can be negotiated by sending an email to

Please, note that your registration data will be shared with the Hotel administration.

  • September 19, 2022 – Registration System opening
  • September 26, 2022 – Preliminary registration limit
  • October 3, 2022 – Full program availability
  • October 15, 2022 – Participation fee payment

Symposium Secretariat

Carlos Roncero - Clemente
University of Extremadura
06006 Badajoz, Spain