2013 Theme: “Global Environmental Sustainability: Preparing for Climate Change and Coastal Disasters.”
“An ammazing opportunity to meet people from different parts of the world and share common issues and solutions.”
“It was an enlightening experience, learning about the problems/solutions from different countries, interacting with students from over the world, and immersing in a very different culture.”
Comments by 2012 Student Participants
INU students on a field trip last year:
This second edition of the Master’s Sumemr School is scheduled to take place concurrent with the Peace Memorial Ceremony on August 6, 2013. The INU Master Summer School for Environmental sciences provides a venue for master’s students from INU institutions to develop contacts and networks around the world with the aim of promoting future collaborative research and other activities. Participants will learn about the similarities and differences in local environmental issues through their presentation of country reports and discussion. The summer school will combine lectures from internationally acclaimed experts, presentations and field trips.
The educational aims of the 2013 INU Summer School for Environmental Science awere fivefold:
# To provide a venue for master’s students from INU institutions to develop contacts and networks around the world with the aim of promoting future collaborative research and other activities.
# To learn about the similarities and differences in local environmental issues through their presentation of country reports and discussion.
# To learn how they are tackling the local environmental issue in Hiroshima area.
# To be attending lectures on management of coastal zone by experts from around the world.
# To expose students to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony and to promote reflection on the importance of such events in world affairs.
Students who successfully completed the Summer School were be able to:
# Describe the similarities and differences on the environmental issues among different sites in the world.
# Contribute to resolve environmental issues in each home country.
# Suggest a policy making process regarding environmental issues in each home country.
When: August 02 – 09, 2013
Who can apply: Graduate students in relevant scientific disciplines from participating INU member Universities (HU, APU, MAH, Flinders, JMU, UNPAR, KHU); each of the participating universities will award at least one travel scholarship (covering airfare, accommodation and program costs)
Application: For application and selection details please contact the international office at your home institution or get in touch with Melanie from the INU secretariat (email@example.com) to direct you to the right contact person.
The student handbook, reading lists and travel information for the participants will be published on this page ones students have been selected and nominated by their home universities after May 6, 2013.
At the Welcome Reception at Hiroshima University
Welcome Reception at Hiroshima University