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Germany, Muelheim an der Ruhr

ORCA User Meeting 2016

Our software-program ORCA is a flexible, efficient and easy-to-use general purpose tool for quantum chemistry with specific emphasis on spectroscopic properties of open-shell molec...

Finland, Island of Seili, Nauvo

Training course on zooplankton identification

This 5-day long course on Baltic Sea zooplankton identification builds upon the more than 50 years of experience the organizing institute, Archipelago Research Institute of the Uni...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Leipzig

Synthesising and modelling biodiversity data

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig (iDiv) invites PhD students to apply to its third summer school taking place from the 3rd to 15th of Sept...

Switzerland, Monte Verità, Ascona

High-resolution climate: observations, models and projections

The 16th International Swiss Climate Summer School focuses on ‘High-resolution climate: observations, models and projections’. With the advent of satellites and high-performance co...

Denmark, Copenhagen

Marine Faunistics: biology and systematics of marine fish and invertebrates

Morphology, biology and taxonomy of Benthic and pelagic animals are studied by a series of lectures, on-site field work from both shore and boat, snorkeling, student presentations,...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 7.5 ECTS
Germany, Paderborn

Applied Neurosciences in Sports & Exercise

Incubation lessons show areas of application, important questions, new approaches, problems and future research directions. In keynote lectures experts will address current trends...

language German
duration 1 week
fee EUR 150
Switzerland, Eurotel Victoria, Vilars-sur-Ollon

Trends in Organic Synthesis

Frontier research in the field of innovative synthetic methodology and state of the art natural product total synthesis.

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 450
Denmark, Aarhus

Advanced Soil Physics (off-campus)

The course is designed to give the student an in-depth understanding of the soil as a three-phase system (solid, liquid, gas). A basic knowledge of soil science and physics as a di...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 140
Netherlands, Eindhoven

Young Brainport Summer School **Ages 15-18**

The Young Brainport Summer School (YBSS) challenges and enriches students (15-18 years of age) who have a keen interest in physics and technological developments through high-level...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 300
Netherlands, Utrecht

Geometry

Geometry is the theory of space. "Space” is a multi-faceted concept: it refers equally well to the phase space of a classical mechanical system, the differential-geometrical space...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Theoretical Physics

The Institute for Theoretical Physics in Utrecht ranks among the leading institutions in the world in the field of theoretical physics. The Utrecht Summer School in Theoretical Phy...

Polymer Processing and Functionalization

Subjects covered: • Multidisciplinary approach to medical devices production • Powder injection moulding from the polymer processing point of view • Processing-induced structu...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Joensuu

Joensuu Summer School on Optics: Optical Engineering: Understanding Optical System by Experiments

Twelve different modules are available divided in two classes: basic knowledge and optical systems. Each experiment can be characterizes by a set of keywords where the list is g...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Denmark, Copenhagen

Aroma - the chemistry behind odour

The course describes the role of aroma components in foods, and gives a thorough review of techniques for sampling and analysis of aroma. The relationship between the aroma profile...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Observational Astronomy

The purpose of the summer course is to become familiar with basic elements of modern observational astrophysics and the heart of the course is an observing trip to the Nordic Optic...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Applications of X-ray and Neutron Scattering in Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Introduction to neutron and X-ray large scale facilities and the possibilities they offer. Introduction to the scientific concepts, e.g. biological matter, materials chemistry,...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

Donkey Medicine

A short overview of included topics: - donkey behavior - anatomy and physiology - diagnostics, including clinical signs and blood parameters - internal medicine, including met...

United Kingdom, Oxford

Physical Sciences **Ages 15-18**

Oxford Summer College is a two week university preparation course held in the heart of Oxford at Somerville College. At Oxford Summer College, we run a course in Physical Scienc...

Germany, Salem

Abiturvorbereitung und Probestudium **Under 18s**

"Abitur" preparation in maths and other subjects and a "Probestudium" in 2 free choice academic subjects

language German
duration 2 weeks
Denmark, Copenhagen

Arctic Health

Do you wish to learn about human health in Arctic areas? Join the international summer course in Arctic Health. Traditionally, health patterns in human populations in the circum...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Econometrics 1

The course is intended for those who need to understand the underlying econometric theories and methods in order to progress to more advanced econometric courses on the master pro...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Chemical Natural Sciences *Ages 16-19*

*Ages 16-19* Scientifically- focussed courses Cambridge SciSearch specialises in scientific teaching – both in the classroom and in the practical setting. We are proud of the u...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Mathematics *Ages 16-19*

*Ages 16-19* Scientifically-focused courses Cambridge SciSearch specialises in scientific teaching – both in the classroom and in the practical setting. We are proud of the uni...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Utrecht

Wildlife Population Health for Residents

Participants revise detecting health changes in wildlife specimens and populations, through the information provided by mechanisms of disease, or modifications observed in disease...

Denmark, Copenhagen

Science Communication in Theory and Practice

This highly interactive summer school offers students from all disciplines the opportunity to gain skills in the understanding and production of research communication and in inter...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Biochemistry of Protein Complexes

The course offers practical exercises aimed at acquiring new skills with regard to advanced methods in protein biochemistry. The techniques covered during the course address the an...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Brewing

Basic raw materials in brewing: Malt, Water, Hops Basic Proces: Brewhouse, Brewer's yeast, Fermentation, maturation and filtration, process equipment Beer Packaging; Contain...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Brewing

Introduction Basic raw materials in brewing: Malt, Water, Hops Basic Proces: Brewhouse, Brewer's yeast, Fermentation, maturation and filtration, process equipment Beer Pack...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Brewing

Introduction: Basic raw materials in brewing: Malt, Water, Hops Basic Proces: Brewhouse, Brewer's yeast, Fermentation, maturation and filtration, process equipment Beer Pac...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Spain, A Coruña

Inspection and Control of Mediterranean Fishery Products and Live Bivalve Molluscs

The fishery products and bivalve molluscs sector is certainly one of the most complex in term of sanitary and commercial topics, considering the high number of species that require...

Spain, A Coruña

Materials Science

This course comprises three modules: MODULE 1: Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage MODULE 2: The Surface of Materials in Technological Applications MODULE 3:...

Spain, A Coruña

Modeling of Photovoltaic System in Matlab Environment

The course is designed to introduce students to the most important aspects of photovoltaics with use of modeling method. All script files and results of the simulations are develop...

Croatia, Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Summer School of Emergency Medicine

This is a project that brings together students from all around the world interested in gaining and exchanging knowledge in the field of emergency medicine. The school will take pl...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 620
Netherlands, Utrecht

Bees and Flowering Plants

Bees and flowering plants The relation between bees and flowering plants is the general focus. At advanced level we will study bee biology (biodiversity, ecology, and behaviour)...

Italy, USA

Summer Students at Fermilab and other US laboratories

Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new fermilab initiatives, the Mu2e, muon (g-2), nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physics experim...

Italy, Pisa

Re-writing Nuclear Physics textbooks

The 2017 School follows the 2015 edition that was dedicated to the progress made by Low Energy Nuclear Physics with Radioactive Beams during the last thirty years. Similarly to the...

Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Cosmic Physics **Ages 15-20**

Cosmic physics joins many modern scientific branches. It includes geophysics, space physics, theoretical physics and applied science. In broader sense it studies the interactions o...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
Slovenia, Rogla

Theory of pseudo-Boolean functions and binary optimization

Pseudo-Boolean functions are real valued mappings from the set of n-dimensional binary vectors, or equivalently from the power set of an n-element base set. Such mappings can be re...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 150
Slovenia, Rogla

A hundred years of Graph theory

In the span of last one hundred years, Graph theory has changed completely. From the so called "recreational mathematics" it has evolved into a fundamental theory in mathematics. T...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 150
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Physical Sciences **Ages 15-18**

The Cambridge Summer College is a two-week university preparation programme in the beautiful city of Cambridge. Participants on this programme will live and study at Clare College,...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Observing Primate Behaviour

Looking at primates is like looking in a mirror. Similar to humans, primates are highly sociable animals with complex social interactions. Relationships of primates are characteriz...

United Kingdom, Birmingham

Mathematical Finance and Financial Time Series Analysis

The Programme covers the fundamental knowledge in financial engineering, which is a highly specialised and rapidly growing area. You will be able to explore the computational skill...

language English
duration 3 weeks
Italy, Pisa

Computer-Aided Drug design

The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computationa...

United Kingdom, Cambridge

Science Summer Programme

The University is renowned for scientific achievement and innovation. This programme draws on the expertise of senior Cambridge academics to offer courses in a broad variety of sci...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases

In recent years mathematical modeling has become a valuable tool in the analysis of infectious disease dynamics and to support the development of control strategies. This course wi...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Exploring Nature's Molecular Machines

Why do we live and why do we die? Protein machines in the cell take the decisions at molecular level that determine our fate. The last two decades have seen a revolution in our und...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction into Quantitative Biology

Teachers involved in this summer course are (1) members of the Institute for Biodynamics and Complexity (IBB), (2) affiliates of the IBB with a biology, math, physics, chemistry or...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Complex Systems

Diverse though these examples are, they have a surprisingly large number of features in common. As a rule, these systems have various properties that are more than the sum of their...

Portugal, Lisbon

PlasmaSurf

The regular course covers the basics of plasma physics, high power lasers and nuclear fusion, giving students the opportunity to get in touch with a wide range of interesting and c...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
Italy, Pisa

From Genes To Cells: A Basic Course of Molecular, Cellular and Ultrastructural Biology

The course will be divided in: a) a theoretical part organized in lectures covering modern technologies; b) a practical part in which participants will be hosted in the laboratorie...

Denmark, Copenhagen

Numerical Methods in Physics

The course is a hands-on introduction to the numerical and computational techniques used in modern physics. While most bachelor level physics courses present examples where there e...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Russia, St.Petersburg

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion

The course is suitable as the first plasma physics course or an add-on course for senior undergraduate students and graduate students. The primary objective of the course is to...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 480
Russia, St.Petersburg

Polymers for biomedicine and electronics

Distinctive features of polymer structure (structure, synthesis, flexibility, biomolecules, degradation) Macromolecular physics (models of flexibility, coils and globules, polyme...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 480
Russia, St.Petersburg

Mechanics in Natural Science and Technology

The Program consists of basic interdisciplinary lectures, as well as practical courses, partially organized in collaboration with digital fabrication laboratory "Fab Lab Polytech".

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 480
Russia, St.Petersburg

Space Technologies

The course is suitable as the first space technologies course or an add-on course for senior undergraduate students and graduate students. The course is aimed to provide advance...

language Russian
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 480
Netherlands, Utrecht

Laboratory Animal Science

The objective of this 2-week intensive course in laboratory animal science is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the human use and care of animals and for...

United Kingdom, London

Applied Maths

This module will provide a comprehensive overview of the important mathematical concepts and methods needed for a university degree in physical sciences and engineering. The focus...

United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences is an exciting interdisciplinary subject that combines physics, chemistry and biology to try to better understand the planet we live on. From future energy sources t...

language English
duration 7 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Biology

From the smallest cells to the largest flora and fauna, biology offers the chance to study the interactions between organisms and the way in which they are adapted to their environ...

language English
duration 7 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Chemistry

Chemistry is the study of the interactions of chemical substances. The knowledge that chemistry provides is crucial to advances in industry, medicine and our understanding of the w...

language English
duration 7 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Medicine

Oxford has taught medicine since the 1300s and remains at the cutting edge of the discipline today. The course at Oxford Summer Courses introduces you to the practical study of med...

language English
duration 7 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Physics

Our physics course studies the universe from large scale theories such as the Big Bang to the minutiae of particle behaviour. By gaining an understanding of why the world around us...

language English
duration 7 weeks
Spain, Donostia - San Sebastian

Surfaces & Interfaces Summer School

The summer school "Surfaces and Interfaces" will take place on 20-23 June 2017 in the framework of a European collaborative network of doctorate programs in Physics and Chemistry o...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Switzerland, Seminar-Hotel Rigi in Weggis

Cognitive Control and Consciousness: Behavioural and Neural Mechanisms

The theme of this Summer School is: Cognitive Control and Consciousness: Behavioural and Neural Mechanisms. We have invited four internationally recognized experts in the field of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 820
United Kingdom, London

Yoga and Meditation

Yoga is the study and practice of various techniques that foster health and wellbeing. The practice of yoga is about joining or bringing together different entities such as the bod...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 20 ECTS
Italy, Pisa

Aquariology: reproduction, breeding and care of fishes

The course principal topics are: - Aquaculture, livestock-breeding in fresh and salt water, reproductive physiology of: fish, crustaceans and mollusks, production of micro-algae...

Netherlands, Ameland

Search for New Physics with Low-Energy Precision Tests

This summer school is about the search for new physics beyond the Standard Model (SM) using small-scale experiments. Low-energy precision tests are a very promising alternative to...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 600
Switzerland, Zurich

Zurich School of Crystallography - Bring Your Own Crystals

The School teaches small-molecule single-crystal X-ray structure determination. The School will consist of lectures, computer exercises and practical work. The School is ideal for...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Hungary, Budapest

ELTE Summer School in Mathematics 2017

Can one learn how to solve math problems? Can one learn mathematics through problem solving? The answer to both questions is most certainly YES. During the summer school there wil...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 120
Ireland, The Burren

Burren Geology School

This is very much a field-based geology course, taught classes are in the morning at Caherconnell Stone Fort in the very heart of the Burren with daily trips to key geological site...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Italy, Pisa

Theory and practice in transmission and scanning electron microscopy

Our Winter School is a practical, full-immersion course covering ultrastructural techniques that can be applied to the study of several biological subjects (cells, tissues, organis...

Courses 2016

Germany, Gelsenkirchen

Modern Wavefunction Methods in Electronic Structure Theory

The Summer School 'Modern Wavefunction Based Methods in Electronic Structure Theory' (MWM16) is directed towards highly motivated Ph.D. students and postdocs who want to deepen the...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 850
Germany, Gelsenkirchen

Physical Methods in Molecular and Heterogeneous Catalysis

The synergy of electronic structure theory and spectroscopic methods is transforming modern chemistry, enabling cutting-edge research across all fields of molecular science. Our hi...

Germany, Karlsruhe

Wave phenomena: analysis and numerics

The summer school consists of the two courses Generalized Korteweg-de Vries and Nonlinear Schrödinger: estimates and dynamics near solitons held by Herbert Koch (Bonn, German...

Italy, Pisa

Pisa-Hokkaido Summer School on Mathematics and its Applications

To provide an up-to-date intensive mini courses in several mathematical research domains of common research interest as well as to present methods to apply the general tools and me...

Belgium, Antwerp

Particle Physics

The school follows an intensive schedule of roughly 60-70 hours of lectures and tutorials spread over 10 days. It contains a core theoretical programme covering 6+4 hours of Quantu...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Lithuania, Klaipėda

System Approach Framework (SAF) For Coastal Research and Management

The course will focus on the System Approach Framework application for Coastal Research and Management. The SAF is a methodology that has been designed, developed and tested by var...

language English
duration 1 week
Germany, Bad Honnef

Physics

The Bonn-Cologne Summer School in Physics 2016 covers three of the most fascinating topics in contemporary physics: black holes and dark energy, the quest for new elementary partic...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
France, Banyuls-sur-mer

From the laboratory to the distant universe, the World of Plasmas

PLAS@PAR summer school is organized once a year during one week in August. We offer the unique possibility to join, free of charge, a 5 days summer school in Banyuls. This school i...

language English
duration 1 week
Finland, Jyväskylä

Longitudinal Data Analysis

We first present linear mixed models for continuous hierarchical data. The focus lies on the modeler’s perspective and on applications. Emphasis will be on model formulation, param...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Designer Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry for Single-Molecule Magnet Applications

Single-molecule magnets (SMMs) are coordination complexes that display slowly relaxing magnetization in the absence of an applied magnetic field. This course summarizes the importa...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Theoretical Description of Molecular Magnetism

The aim of these lectures is to introduce the quantum mechanical description of magnetism of molecular materials. The course is divided in two modules: • Basic magnetic properties...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

Physics of the Climate System

We consider Planet Earth as a rotating sphere, which is covered by oceans and the atmosphere. Earth constantly receives energy through solar radiation. However, the energy is not e...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Nanomaterials: Physics and Chemistry

The fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology depend on materials with critical dimensions in the nanometer range. Examples include organic macromolecules, inorganic catalyst partic...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Theoretical Physics

The Institute for Theoretical Physics in Utrecht ranks among the leading institutions in the world in the field of theoretical physics. The Utrecht Summer School in Theoretical Phy...

Finland, Jyväskylä

Sequential Experimentation and decision making by Anytime Randomized Search Heuristics

This course on sequential experimentation will collect together work from a number of areas of modern science and engineering (from quantum control to synthetic biology), and show...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Topics in Random Planar Maps

Random planar maps, which are random graphs embedded in a given 2-dimensional surface, are a natural model for a random 2-dimensional geometry. In this course, we will focus on som...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Resolution of Singularities

In 1964, Heisuke Hironaka published his famous work on Resolution of Singularities, for which he was awarded the Fields Medal. This beautiful theorem in complex algebraic geometry...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Dark Matter in Astroparticle Physics

Only about one sixth of the total matter in the Universe is composed of known particles. The remaining fraction is unidentified and behaves like a dissipation-less fluid called dar...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Superconducting Quantum Computer

The superconducting quantum computer is the most advanced quantum computer to date. Due to the recent breakthroughs in implementing quantum error correction in this platform, the l...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Homogeneous Catalysis

• Fundamentals: coordination chemistry (metal-ligand bond, structure, 18- and 16-electron rules, types of reactions) • Introduction to Catalysis • Alkene Hydrogenation • Carbony...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Molecular Electrochemistry

• Introduction • Redox potential and structure relationships o Models and applications in coordination compounds • Methods o Cyclic voltammetry o Digital simulation o Control...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Elementary aspects of quantum computing are outlined. Emphasis is put on "how to build and manipulate a quantum computer" rather than purely theoretical aspects. 1. Quantum Theory...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Multigrid Methods

Multigrid (MG) methods provide optimal complexity algorithms for the iterative solution of various classes of discrete elliptic boundary value problems as they arise in the simulat...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Complex Dynamics and Mating Habits of Polynomials

I will give an introduction to the iteration of complex polynomials, focusing on quadratic polynomials. I will give a short tour of the parameter space for quadratic polynomials (w...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Lévy and Feller Processes and Applications

We provide a self-contained introduction to Lévy processes (i.e. stochastic processes with independent and stationary increments). This class of processes is the simplest class of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

Viscous Relativistic Hydrodynamics

Fluid dynamical modeling has become one of the cornerstones in understanding the dynamics and the properties of the strongly interacting system formed in heavy-ion collisions at ul...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

QCD Kinetic Theory And Thermalization

Non-equilibrium physics of strong interactions offers an interesting playground of quantum field theory in extreme conditions. In particular, one of the major open theoretical ques...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Finland, Jyväskylä

The Science of Atomic Clusters

Atomic clusters, with sizes from a few to thousands of atoms, represent a fascinating cross-disciplinary field of research on the border between chemistry, physics and materials sc...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Mathematics: How to Build Your Own Reality (Under 18s)

**Under 18s** What is mathematics? How mathematicians think about problems? How to ask a mathematician a good question, how to give a good answer, and how to prove them to be tr...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Statistics: Lies and decisions in the real world (Under 18s)

**Under 18s** “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”* But are statistics really all that bad? Can they be helpful in the real world? Help governm...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
Italy, Fermilab and other US Laboratories, United States

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (USA)

Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the Mu2e, g-2, Nova experiments, as well as neutrino physics experiments, or in th...

Greece, Volos

Solar and Exoplanetary systems: formation, evolution and Habitability Zones

- Primordial gas and dust disk - Giant planets formation - Terrestrial planet formation - Planetary migration - Late heavy bombardment - Evolution of terrestrial planets atmos...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Greece, Volos

Evolution of Concepts in Physics and Astronomy from Antiquity to modern times

- Ancient Greece: Aristotles' theory of motion, natural and forced motion, antipersitasis - Ptolemy and the theory of epicycles - John Philiponus and the first open criticism of...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Greece, Volos

Geometry

Summary: The first part is an overview of the achievements of ancient Greek geometers based on the original sources. In particular, it will contain a list of the known geometers,...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Greece, Volos

History of Science - The foundations saga: from Euclid to Gödel

With his “Elements” Euclid has coined the one and only acceptable method of conceiving Mathematics: a solid deductive process based on a careful selection of axioms and the Aristot...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Greece, Volos

Study Guide of Observational Astronomy

Lesson 1: During the first lesson we will brief deal with the naked eye observations, as conducted in the ancient times and a first introduction to the summer night sky will be gi...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Greece, Volos

Ancient Greek Astronomy and the Antikythera Mechanism

Some basic astronomical concepts, well known to Ancient Greeks, will be investigated and explained. How did the ancients face these mysteries of the night sky? How did they finally...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry

The aim of the module is to give you an understanding of the basis of medicinal chemistry as exemplified by the synthesis, structure, activity relationships, mode of action and met...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Introductory Physics 2

This calculus-based module will provide a firm foundation in physical concepts and principles, covering electricity and magnetism, light, geometric optics, interference, wave-parti...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Germany, Frankfurt

Natural and Life Sciences – “Current and Ancient Biodiversity and Environments in the Context of Global Change”

Biodiversity in today’s ecosystems as well as in ancient environments million of years ago is the focus of research for many scientists within the broad field of bio- and geoscienc...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Italy, Pisa, Pharmacy Dept.

Computer-Aided Drug design

The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computationa...

Netherlands, Groningen

Theory and practice in Spectroscopy and Electrochemistry

The summer school will build on the 2015 Summer School, and will focus on: • DFT and LF-DFT methods - including ADF, Gaussian and ORCA (Prof Marcel Swart, Dr Remco Havenith, Pro...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction into Quantitative Biology

Teachers involved in this summer course are (1) members of the Institute for Biodynamics and Complexity (IBB), (2) affiliates of the IBB with a biology, math, physics, chemistry or...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Complex Systems

Our world has an abundance of so-called complex systems. They are typically very large collections of interacting individual elements. Examples range across all levels of organisat...

Belgium, Antwerp

Aperiodic Crystals

Ape­ri­od­ic crys­tals are long range or­dered struc­tures which lack trans­la­tion­al in­vari­ance. They are found in a large va­ri­ety of sys­tems (min­er­als, or­gan­ic com­poun...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 250
France, Paris - Créteil

Molecular Physics: theory and instrumentation

The formation is divided into 3 connected parts: theory instrumentation included a measurement campaign of urban pollutants using the OASIS station (Observations of the Atmospher...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Greece, Athens, Greece

CSI College

**Ages 13 - 17** Be a forensic scientist for a week, and solve a crime! Inspect the scene, collect evidence, detect fingerprints, study clothing fibers, perform chemical analysis,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Greece, Athens, Greece

Introduction to Criminology

**Ages 13 - 17** Offender Profiling is a behavioral analysis method, which enables the researchers and the police forces all around the western world to identify, link and further...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Belgium, Antwerp

Fundamental Crystallography with applications to Electron Crystallography

The school intends to give the participants a basic knowledge in crystallography, as well as how to use it in the context of a transmission electron microscope (TEM). The intended...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 100
United Kingdom, Brighton

Introductory Physics 1

This calculus-based module will provide a firm foundation in physical concepts and principles, covering kinematics and dynamics, fluids, elasticity, wave motion, sound, ideal gases...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Greece, Chania, Crete

Astarte, Pearl & Tandem Joint Summer School

Day 1 - Hazard & Risk Assessment Day 2 - Modelling Day 3 - Coastal Management and Resilience Day 4 - Field Trip: Rethymno Day 5 - Field Trip: Phalasarna more information: http...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
Spain, Santander

Biotechnology

The summer program in biotechnology promoted by the University of Cantabria: the REAL (for Research, Explore, And Learn) Summer Program, is centered around the academic and researc...

language English
duration 8 weeks
credits 10 ECTS

Courses 2015

Netherlands, Utrecht

Mplus: How to get started?

A compact 1-day course to get introduced to Mplus, a software package that allows structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, mixture modeling and other advanced techniques....

Germany, Konstanz

Chemical Biology

The University of Konstanz, with its "Institutional Strategy to Promote Top-Level Research", has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence...

Belgium, Bruges

Catsense-ITN: Physics and Chemistry of Nanoclusters

The aim of the School is to present the state-of-the-art and the future perspectives of metal clusters and cluster materials, from fundamentals in Physics and Chemistry to selected...

France, Roscoff (Britany / France)

Discover plasmas from the laboratory to the distant universe

Join the Plas@Par summer school entitled, “From the laboratory to the distant universe, the World of Plasmas”. This school is organized once a year during one week in August. We of...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Theoretical Physics

The Institute for Theoretical Physics and the Spinoza Institute in Utrecht rank among the leading institutions in the world in the field of theoretical physics. The Utrecht Summer...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Nanomaterials: Science and Applications

The fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology depend on materials with critical dimensions in the nanometer range. Examples include organic macromolecules, inorganic catalyst partic...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

3D Printing and Biofabrication

Additive manufacturing (3D printing) uses a layer-by-layer principle for manufacturing. This one-week course will provide insight in the opportunities of additive manufacturing tec...

Portugal, Lisbon

Integrating Bioresources and Waste in Urban and Rural Energy Systems

Think out of the box when developing your career on any topics relating to biomass and waste to energy and zero emission cities together with international eseia experts. Top scien...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Poland, Pulawy

On analytical science, metrology and accreditation.

Laboratory Accreditation (according to ISO/IEC-17025) plays a crucial role all across the world. Though many are taught analytical techniques in their science or engineering educat...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
France, Cargese

Rogue and Shock Waves in Nonlinear Dispersive Media

Rogue waves and shock waves are ubiquitous in various branches of the physical sciences and engineering, ranging from hydrodynamics to optics, acoustics and plasma. Such phenomena...

duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 300
France, Rennes

Introduction to the Finite Element Method in optics

Very frequently, equations in physics are too complicated to find solutions in closed form or by purely analytical means (e.g. by Laplace and Fourier transform methods, or in the f...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Spain, Barcelona

IQS, International Summer Program in NANOTECHNOLOGY

An introduction to the nanotechnology focused on new application and market opportunities. The approach is centred in highlighting the relationship between structure and properties...

duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Netherlands, Leiden

International Summer School - The Quantum Revolution

The present may be called one of Quantum Revolution, stretching from better understanding of the evolution of the universe to the physics of biological processes and condensed matt...

duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Leiden

International Summer School of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (LACDR) hosts the International Summer School of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPS) for talented future master students. During the cour...

Netherlands, Leiden

Summer School Energy & Sustainability

The Summer School Energy & Sustainability for international students will be held from 28 June until 4 July 2015 at the Faculty of Science. The weeklong course will be an exciting...

duration 1 week
Germany, Frankfurt (Oder)

RF MEMS and RF Microsystems

The Summer School will be held at IHP - Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. It is organized by the “Topical Group on RF MEMS and RF Micr...

duration 1 week
Italy, Cascina

GraWIToN summer programme

A three weeks school, addressed to PhD students and young post-docs in scientific disciplines, focused on gravitational wave science and technology, is organized at the European Gr...

duration 3 weeks
United Kingdom, Manchester

2D Materials and Interfaces

Lectures on Physics of Graphene, Lipids and Proteins

Courses 2014

Germany, Gelsenkirchen

Methods in Molecular Energy Research: Theory and Spectroscopy

The summer school is designed for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in the general field of inorganic chemistry and molecular energy research. Participants will be intr...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Applied Multivariate Analysis

This course offers hands-on experience using SPSS for the most frequently encountered multivariate statistical techniques in the social and behavioural sciences. The emphasis is on...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus

The main objective of this course is to learn how to analyze several models with Mplus (e.g., path models, multiple group models, cross-lagged models, CFA, EFA, growth models, intr...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Nanomaterials: Science and Applications

The topics of this course are: organic macromolecules, inorganic catalyst particles, and size-quantized metal and semiconductor structures. The properties of these materials depend...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Theoretical Physics

The Institute for Theoretical Physics and the Spinoza Institute in Utrecht rank among the leading institutions in the world in the field of theoretical physics. The Utrecht Summer...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Exploring Nature's Molecular Machines

We will focus on the chemical principles underlying protein structure and function and how proteins fold and assemble into complex “molecular machines”. The students will be introd...

Denmark, Aarhus

Introduction to Multivariate Data Analysis (Chemometrics)

Multivariate data analysis (chemometrics) can be used to solve problems involving large amounts of multivariate data generated by e.g. spectroscopy, chromatography or time series o...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
Ukraine, Kiev

Operational Research stream

This year, participants of the Operational Research (OR) stream will learn how different types of models (both hard and soft techniques) are used to improve decision-making in the...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases

The focus will be on the dynamics of infectious diseases, the analysis of transmission patterns in various populations and methods to assess the effectiveness of control strategies...

Germany, Bayreuth

Experimental Physics

Will be online soon

duration 1 week
fee EUR 980
Germany, Bayreuth

Material Science

Monday, July 14 Introduction - Polymer Engineering composites - Polymer Engineering - Polymeric Materials and Polymer Technologies - Sustainable Development Tuesd...

duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 980
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Introduction to Multilevel Analysis

This course will teach you the theoretical basics of multilevel modeling and some important mehodological and statistical issues. You will also learn how to analyze multilevel data...

Denmark, Himmelbjergegnens Natur- og Idrætsefterskole

Quantum Chemistry and Molecular Properties

Quantum chemistry is changing. Theoretical calculations of energies and simple expectation values have been supplemented by calculations of static and dynamic molecular properties....

Germany, Munich

MISUatLMU: International Summer Research Program in Nanoscience

This program provides students from abroad the opportunity to collaborate in challenging research projects in the Nanosciences, supervised by a graduate research mentor. An attract...

duration 61 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 100

Courses 2013

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Advanced Course on Using Mplus

More and more researchers in the social and behavioral sciences use, or want to use, Mplus to analyze their structural equation models or multilevel models. If you already know how...

Denmark, Aarhus

Astrobiology

Recent observations are showing a bewildering variety of planetary systems outside our own Solar system, the properties and evolution of which are far from understood. With the sea...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Observational Techniques and Tools in Stellar Astrophysics

The course will deal with the practical aspects of planning and executing astronomical observations with high-resolution spectrographs, and subsequently the aspects of data-analysi...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

The Milky Way: Properties, Formation, Evolution, and Dynamics

Recent large-area sky surveys have shown our hosting Galaxy to be a complex and dynamic structure, still being shaped by mergers of smaller satellites as well as internal processes...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Advanced Issues in Survey Design and Analysis

The course is based on a total survey error perspective and discusses the major sources of survey error. Participants will be presented with tools for prevention and adjustment for...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

My First Bayes: Why and How to Run Your First Bayesian Model using MPlus

Did you ever wonder why: - A p-value can be used to falsify a null-hypothesis but not to validate it? - You are testing the null hypothesis even when it is never among your hyp...

Denmark, Aarhus

Integrated History and Philosophy of Science

How are history and philosophy of science related to each other? How can historical studies of science be brought to bear on the philosophical interpretation of scientific practice...

duration 4 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Chemical Safety Assessment under REACH

This course’s main theme is the Chemical Safety Assessment as required under REACH. The backbone of the course is the regulatory background of REACH and the risk assessment chain f...

Courses 2012

Netherlands, Utrecht

Applied Multivariate Analysis

Many research questions in the social and behavioural sciences are investigated using statistical models. We offer a crash course in applied multivariate analysis in which we focus...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Nanomaterials: Science and Applications

The fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology depend on materials with critical dimensions in the nanometre range. Examples include organic macromolecules, inorganic catalyst partic...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Physics of the Climate system

The circulation in the atmosphere and in the oceans is at the heart of the climate machine. Geophysical fluid dynamics, dealing with the properties of flow in a rotating system, fo...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Theoretical Physics

The Institute for Theoretical Physics and the Spinoza Institute in Utrecht rank among the leading institutions in the world in the field of theoretical physics. The Utrecht Summer...

Denmark, Aarhus

Asking and Answering Questions in History of Mathematics

What makes for an interesting research project in history of mathematics? What are good questions to ask? How to I find and formulate them? How do I go about answering them? Combin...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Netherlands, Utrecht

Poisson 2012: Summer School and Conference on Poisson Geometry

Poisson 2012 is the 8th event of a series of biennial meetings on Poisson geometry and related topics. More information about the biennial meetings can be found here . Poisson G...