The International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES Centre) is a non-governmental and a non-profit scientific organization based in Zagreb, Croatia. It engages in specific R&D activities that address the problems common for the countries of the East and Southeast European and Mediterranean regions. Our vision is to provide a platform for communication and exchange of ideas between scientist and researchers that promotes multidisciplinary approach to sustainability. The mission is to create multidisciplinary research and development innovation teams and provide comprehensive R&D activities, assessment and consultation on the research subjects that represent the most important challenges of sustainable development. SDEWES Centre has almost 800 regular and supporting members from over 50 countries (6 continents). Its members are experts, professors, scientists, students and business people in the field of sustainable development of energy, water and environment systems.
Main activities of the SDEWES Centre are organization of conferences, courses, summer schools, participation in projects, promotion of scientific publishing, etc. SDEWES Centre is the executive organizer of the SDEWES conference series, which has emerged as the leading conference on the topic of sustainability and is currently one of the best scientific conferences on the topic in the world. The last SDEWES Conference in Dubrovnik brought together 540 distinguished scientists, project leaders, government representatives and other experts from 65 countries from all continents. SDEWES Centre is currently involved in several EU projects (Interreg, H2020, EEA and Norway Grants) and provides expert opinions and guidance to partners. SDEWES Centre has developed excellent cooperation with many leading journals and institutions, which helps its members and conference participants to publish their excellent research results. Papers from SDEWES Conferences are published in special issues in numerous partner journals such as Applied Energy, Energy – The International Journal, Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy Conversion and Management and many others. Since 2013, SDEWES Centre also publishes an international, open-source, scientific Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – JSDEWES.
Contact details:
Project Manager: Nikola Matak
Tel: +385 1 6168 493
Mob: +385 91 5964 344
Organisation address: Ivana Lučića 5, 10000 Zagreb (Croatia)


YENESIS benefits from a € 2.3 M grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants. The project aims at creating employment opportunities for NEETs in islands


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