The International Summer School on the Regulation of Local Public Services is held each year in Turin, Italy, since 1997, and organised by the Turin School of Local Regulation.
The Turin School of Local Regulation (TSLR) is a network school focusing on local aspects of regulation and governance of public services and bridging the gap between the academic research and the local decision-makers.
The Summer School is designed to offer two weeks of lectures, workshops and on-site visits on the regulation of (local) public services (e.g. waste, water, public transport, district heating, sport facilities). It is addressed to PhD and graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies, from all over the world.
In 2018, the Summer School attracted more than 30 students coming from 23 countries.
In September 2018, I had the chance to deliver a lecture on European energy consumer rights for the students of the 21st edition of the International Summer School. This was a very fulfilling experience for me and I hope that the students will bring many of the best practices back to their respective countries.