The Summer School on Sustainable Blue Economy is an advanced training school for researchers, scientists and managers from the Mediterranean and Black sea Countries. This Summer School is co-organised by the National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS, Italy) and the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI, Slovenia). OGS, Italy is offering a number of fellowships to target countries, amongst which include Malta.
The Summer School is targeted towards scientists, researchers, post-doctoral fellows and Ph.D. students dealing with aspects related to oceanography (physics, chemistry and biology), marine biology, geology, geophysics, geochemistry, environmental engineering, ecological modelling, climate study, coastal zone management and other related fields. Project managers, economists and policy-makers are also eligible to participate. However, applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability particularly to assimilate new concepts related to Blue Growth especially aspects related to economic growth, environmental protection and societal challenges. A high level scientific committee will follow a well defined selection criteria and only motivated and qualified candidates will be selected. Only 2 candidates from each of the eligible countries will be selected and granted fellowships. Additional candidates supported by their institutions might be considered if they ensure supporting their own costs. Highly qualified professors will be invited to lecture and tutor during the Summer School. In order to provide an opportunity to new participants, former trainees are not eligible to take part in this event. More information about the Summer School can be found in this link.
Dates: 17-21 June 2019
Venue: Trieste (Italy) and Piran (Slovenia)
Application deadline: 9 April 2019 at 14:00 CET
Online registration: http://bluegrowth.inogs.it/summerschool/application-form-2019