Info & Application




The online academy will last from 1st August 2020 until 31st October 2020.


Course fee

The course will be free of charge for all participants.



    Application deadline is 31st Juli 2020.

    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 Autumn Academy aims at all young 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.