Since 2018, IPPA has been collaborating with the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University of Padova for the implementation of its summer school Venizia-Padova edition. The main objective of the Summer School is to provide advice and knowledge to Ph.D. students and young scholars on Public Policy theories, concepts, and methodologies to analyze public policy.
The first edition took place from July 9 to 15, 2018, gathering 5 research teachers and 16 Phd from Italy (3), Turkey (3), Germany (2), Netherlands (2), Ghana (1), Croatia (1), Canada (1), the UK (1), Belgium (1) and the USA (1). 4 courses were given:
The second edition was held from July 8 to 13, 2019. 19 Phd's from Europe (6), America (2), Asia (1) and Africa (1) were able to take the following courses taught by renowned academics :
In 2020, due to the Coronavirus outbreak and its impact in most regions of the world, IPPA and the University of Padova decided with much regret, to postpone the third edition of the Venizia-Padova Summer School.
After a year break due to the pandemic, the International Summer School finally took place again in Italy, from 4 to 8 July 2022, in a hybrid format enabling 24 Phd students from Europe (16), Asia (4), America (2) and Africa (1), to take the following courses :
These events were sponsored by the Veneto Region Assembly and the Italian Political Science Association.