The online academy will last from 1st August 2019 till 31st October 2019.



    Application deadline is 31th Juli 2019.

    For application you will need to upload the following documents:

    • A motivation letter of participation (no more than 1 page) describing your scientific background and your personal motivation for and expectation from attending the course,
    • A short CV,
    • Academic certificates,
    • English language certificate (if existing).

     Please have these documents on hand before completing the application form.


    Target group

    The Summer Academy aims at young foreign and German researchers with a background in environmental natural sciences or equivalent disciplines. PhD students, graduate or advanced students who reside in a developing country facing severe environmental contamination or have a professional relation to this topic are also warmly welcome to apply.



    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in natural sciences or an equivalent qualification,
    • Basic knowledge in GIS and methods for remote sensing,
    • English language skills at minimum level B2,
    • Motivation for participation.



    • Up to 5 ECTS-credits can be awarded. To receive the credit points, a homework will be defined and has to be completed.