Working Groups

The project is divided into five working groups

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Aim of COST Action “Circular City Re.Solution”

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STSM, training schools, conference grants and more

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Joint event with the Coast to Coast Climate Challenge, September 16th – 19th, 2022.

The Circular City (COST Action) team planned a joint event with the Coast to Coast Climate Challenge .Bevore the workshop on the 18th and 19th the team was on a technical tour in Central Denmark Region, visiting KlimaByen Middelfart, VIA University College, Årslev Engsø, Klimatorium – Danmarks internationale klimacenter, LeMur, Krylen, Sønæs Park and Friland. Materials During […]

Call for STSM: Quantifying resource streams for decision support of implementing NBS for circularity and reuse

Download a pdf of the call text here Deadline for pre-application: May, 27th, 2022 Description of the STSMs Selection of nature-based solutions (NBS) to minimize the resource inputs to and outputs from the city depends on the availability of resources as well as on available processing options enabling reuse. While on a qualitative level numerous […]

Training school Lisbon, July 25-29 2022

For detailed information click here The goal of this course is to provide participants with current and practical knowledge on urban ecology, including its ecological and social aspects. We will view cities as social-ecological systems, analyse urbanization challenges for human and nature, understand the role of urban green infrastructure and nature-based solutions, study how urban […]

Training school in Iceland, May 9-13 2022

Icelandic Nature-Based Solution approaches in Urban and Rural Context.9-13 May 2022 @ Hvanneyri – Agricultural University Campus, IcelandFor further information click here The course is a combination of lectures and site visits, and participants will get the chance to see different circular systems thatutilise sustainable energy, interacting with experts from various fields. presentation about a […]

Training School – Circular Economy in Europe and Africa, April 25-29 2022

Date: 25 – 29 April 2022; Application deadline: 1 April Location: Linz and Traunkirchen, Austria Register here: Target audience: Postgraduates, international professionals, interested fellows Join our training school in Linz, Upper Austria, and discover challenges and opportunities of circular economy focusing on material recovery. We will discuss real life examples of material recovery in […]

Call for STSMs: The role of NBS in urban planning

The Cost Action on Circular Cities (CA17133) announces STSMs about “The role of NBS in urban planning” at the following Institutions: Centre for Social Sciences (Budapest, Hungary) Zürich University of Applied Sciences (Wadenswil, Switzerland) (2 Months) Reykjavik University (Reykjavik, Iceland) alchemia-nova (Vienna, Austria) (2 Months) University of Córdoba and IMGEMA, Royal Botanic Garden of Córdoba(Cordoba, […]

#mycircularcity photo contest

#mycircularcity photo contest

We proudly announce the winners of the #mycircularcity photo contest 2021! Thank you for voting and your great submissions! 1.Prize Photo by Leunell Chris Buela in the category “Prevention of Heat Islands” taken in Delft, Netherlands. Photo description: The TU Delft Library, located in Delft, Netherlands, has a modernist architectural style. It was built in […]

Training School in Switzerland, 5-16 July 2021

Date: 5 – 16 July 2021Application deadline: 25 April 2021 Experience Switzerland in two prime locations around Lake Zürich in Switzerland, while immersing yourself into the science of technological development for closing energy and resource cycles. The summer school will take place at ZHAW Campus Grüental ( and Synergy Village ( The aim of […]

Circular City Video

See here in this video that Circular Cities are happening! To showcase the best practice examples from the COST Action Circular City we created this video from input from the COST Action Circular City Community. The Circular City Week 2021 Video If you have any questions regarding the video please write to Helene Pattermann […]