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EURAD-PREDIS Summer School on Waste Acceptance Criteria

September 4 - September 8


EURAD and PREDIS are organising a joint Summer School on Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) for radioactive waste. During this five day Summer School, participants will learn about the basics of WAC, WAC development and application, and examples of WAC in national programs. Theoretical lectures are complemented with excercises and two technical visits.

Target audience

This Summer School targets PhD students from the EURAD and PREDIS projects, as well as professionals working on WAC.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this Summer School, participants should be able to:

Describe the waste management life cycle
Describe and explain waste acceptance systems and waste acceptance criteria elements
Discuss the WAC development process
Provide examples of types of WAC
Design WAC for a program without a disposal facility
Describe WAC for legacy, non-standard, and problematic radioactive waste
Discuss the treatment of non-conformances and departures from established WAC
List examples of WAC in existing national programs


No prerequisites apply for this Summer School.


Click here to download a preliminary programme.

Registration information

Please be informed that this is a face-to-face training course with limited seating. Therefore, the organisers ask participants to only register if they intend to attend the Summer School. Preference for attendance will be given to EURAD and PREDIS consortium members.
After registration, participants are encouraged to apply for one of the following mobility grants to financially support their travel:

EURAD Mobility Grant (all EURAD participants to this Summer School are eligible, even if you received a EURAD mobility grant previously) (applications MUST be send before August 31 2023)
PREDIS Mobility Grant (applications MUST be send before July 14 2023)
ENEN2plus Mobility Grant

Practical details

September 4
September 8
Classroom-based training (face-to-face)

Organisation and target audience

Contact person:
Niels Belmans
Target audience:
PhD students; EURAD Community; PREDIS Community; Professionals working on WAC
Link to EURAD Roadmap theme:
2.1: Planning (predisposal management)
Waste acceptance criteria; life cycle; acceptance of waste

Other details

Educational level:
EQF Level 7: equivalent to Master degree, post-graduate
5 days
Registration deadline:


Rez Research Centre
Centrum výzkumu Řež s.r.o. 130
Řež, Husinec Belgium
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Registrations are closed for this event