Call for the online 2020 ESA/ELGRA Gravity-Related Research Summer School



ESA’s Education Office and the European Very low Gravity Study Affiliation (ELGRA) are signing up for arms once more to organise the fifth edition of the ESA/ELGRA Gravity-Related Study Summer season School, which will be organised online from 22 June to three July 2020.  

This thrilling Summer season School provides an overview of the current exploration under microgravity and hypergravity problems in Daily life and Physical Sciences and points out the desire and added benefits of executing exploration and technologies demonstrations at diverse gravity degrees. 

Owing to the current Covid-19 predicament, ESA and ELGRA have decided to change this year’s edition to an online summertime college. Over 10 times, 30 college students will show up at stimulating lectures and do the job in little groups to devise suggestions for potential experiments. These potential experts and engineers will comprehend the opportunities in exploration scientific tests and professions in the European room sector.

The trainers are professionals from throughout Europe and component of ESA and/or ELGRA, freely sharing their knowledge and know-how with the students, including their working day-to-working day do the job and exploration knowledge in biology, human physiology, physics and engineering. 

Upon completion of the schooling study course students will be evaluated by using a crew task and will receive a certification of participation and a study course transcript, enabling them to request ECTS credit(s) from their respective universities.

Who can use?

Pro sharing her know-how on gravity-associated exploration

In purchase to participate, students will have to fulfil the pursuing requirements at the time of software: 

  • be aged among 18 and 32
  • be a citizen of an ESA Member Point out, Canada or Slovenia
  • be enrolled as a full-time BSc (commencing from 2nd yr) or MSc pupil in a college (not graduating prior to the summertime college) 
  • be finding out an engineering or scientific matter
  • have under no circumstances taken component in any gravity-associated exploration exercise and under no circumstances been sponsored by ESA’s Education Place of work or ELGRA.

How to use?

Learners acquiring beneficial guidance from the professionals
  • Comprehensive the application form
  • Upload a determination letter (PDF, greatest 1 webpage, no photographs)
  • Upload a CV (Europass format, PDF, greatest 2 web pages)
  • Upload a formal suggestion letter (PDF, greatest 1 webpage, including signature, no photographs) from a college professor or tutorial supervisor of current college (if not doable due to current confinement predicament in your nation please inquire a college professor or an tutorial supervisor to ship a suggestion email to
  • Upload a copy of tutorial information (PDF).

All answers and documents should really be in English (besides tutorial information if not available).  

The deadline for apps is 18 May 2020, 23:59 pm CEST.

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