The Summer School “Sustainable and Innovative Approaches for Environmental Safety” organized by the European Erasmus+ project MENVIPRO will take place on July 11th, 2022. The event will bring together the leading South Caucasian and European experts representing the broad spectrum of related disciplines and the international audience of MSc/PhD students for an exciting online event contributing to the education modernization journey the MENVIPRO project is driving since 2019. 

The goal of the Summer School is to complement the project’s Environment Protection curricula modernization efforts with such research-oriented and innovative form of training as an international Summer School. The event plans to attract both MSc and PhD students to enable exchange and promote scientific career tracks in the field of Environment Protection. It will embrace the spectrum of topics starting from research-oriented core training modules through the transferable skills training to other complementary topics, such as research organization, publication opportunities, etc. The Summer School will also foster international spirit and culture, grant ECTS credits to participants and promote innovative teaching and learning methods and environments. The event will represent a substantial contribution to attaining the overall project goal – modernization of Environment Protection MSc and PhD studies in South Caucasus and strengthening of scientific collaboration in this field between the EC, Armenia and Georgia.  

Content and target learning outcomes
“Sustainable and Innovative Approaches for Environmental Safety” Summer School will provide students with theoretical lessons and hands-on, field and laboratory experience to perform environmental sampling, analyses of environmental and food samples, and assessment of anthropogenic impacts on soils, vegetation, aerosols and foods. Students will acquire analytical skills on the determination of organic, inorganic, and radioactive contaminants and will acquire skills on remote sensing techniques, environmental data mapping, and geographic information systems.  At the end of the summer school, students will better understand the anthropogenic, climatic, and geographic factors that contribute to changes in our environment and the long-term implications of such changes, as well as the scientific methods to monitor and counteract them. Those students who fully completed the Summer School programme will be awarded with 2 ECTS credits and the Certificate of Accomplishment.

COVID-19 limitations
Due to the remaining restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be organized in an online format:
  • All lectures and seminars will be organized online using telecommunication tools (see Agenda).

Agenda of the Summer School is here: agenda.pdf

How to get registered
Registration link is here: Apply Now

Registration deadline is July 8th, 2022

All successful applicants will be contacted by the Summer School organization team with full details.