Finland, Jyväskylä

Fate of Organic Chemicals in the Environment

when 15 August 2016 - 19 August 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS

Why Study Fate of Organics as a Group?
Partitioning of Chemicals
Fate of Chemicals
Bio concentration

Course leader

Lecturers: Dr. Stephen McDow (United States Environmental Protection Agency), Prof. Tuula Tuhkanen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), and Dr. Anssi Vähätalo (University of Jyväskylä, Finland).

Target group

The Summer School annually offers courses for advanced master’s students, graduate students, and post-docs in the various fields of science and information technology.

The course is aimed at advanced M.Sc. students and Ph.D. students.

Course aim

The most important aims of the Summer School are to develop post-graduates scientific readiness and to offer students the possibility to study in a modern, scientific environment and to create connections to the international science community. The Summer School offers an excellent pathway to develop international collaboration in post-graduate research.

Credits info

Obligatory attendance at lectures and seminars. Seminars are based on selected scientific articles. Please make a review and seminar presentation of an article that is send you by e-mail, prepare 2 page summary and short ppt-presentation (10–15 min). The summary and presentation should contain article topic, materials and methods and the most important results.

Grading: Pass/fail

Fee info

EUR 0: Participating the Summer School is free of charge, but student have to cover the costs of own travel, accommodation and meals at Jyväskylä.


The 26th Jyväskylä Summer School is not able to grant any Summer School students financial support.