Summer Institute

The fourteenth International Comparative Rural Policy Studies (ICRPS) Summer Institute will take place in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, from the 25 June to 7 July 2017.

The 2017 summer school will be presented under the title “Rural-urban linkages facing global challenges”

For more information, visit the 2017 ICRPS website:



The ICRPS Summer Institute provides a unique opportunity for students from a range of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries to meet and work together on comparative rural policy issues and make invaluable research and networking contacts. Faculty involved in ICRPS represent the disciplines of anthropology, economics, environmental studies, geography, indigenous studies, planning, policy studies, political science, and sociology.