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[Met-jobs] Advanced School in Sustainable Blue Growth

From Stefano Salon <>
Date Mon, 25 May 2015 13:45:20 +0200

OGS, the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics ( located in Trieste, Italy, is organizing an Advanced School in Sustainable Blue Growth from 20 to 24 July 2015.

Please find below the link of the school’s official web site and the online application form:

Application form

The envisaged training will be addressed to scientists, researchers and Ph.D. students dealing with aspects related to oceanography (physics, chemistry and biology), marine biology, geology, geophysics, geochemistry, environmental engineering, ecological modeling, climate study, costal zone management, however they should be able to demonstrate their ability particularly to assimilate new concepts related to Blue Growth particularly aspects related to environmental protection and societal challenges.

The idea of having a multidisciplinary group of participants is meant to approach such complex issue of sustainable blu growth, where topics on fisheries and aquaculture, marine biology and biotechnology, coastal and maritime tourism, sea-bed mining and geology, ocean energy and renewables, maritime spatial planning, marine and maritime surveillance, oil spills and marine pollution, micro plastics, etc, will be tackled.

Target countries are Mediterranean and Black Sea countries (Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Montenegro, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine).

No registration fees are required. Candidates are requested to register and submit their candidature online (
Applications supported by the candidate’s home Institution are recommended and will be taken in particular consideration. Selected candidates will be granted fellowships covering their expenses for travel and accommodation. Candidates not requesting fellowships will be also evaluated for admission and invited to participate in case of successful application.

Deadline for applications
Applications must be sent before Monday 15th June 2015 at 17:00 CET.

Contact details:
Giorgia Rivoira, Office of Research Promotion and International Cooperation, OGS, Trieste, Italy
Tel. +39-040-4021229 E-mail:
Stefano Salon
OGS - Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale
Div. of Oceanography - ECHO Group
Via Beirut 2-4
34014 Trieste - Italy
Tel. +39-040-2140633
Fax  +39-040-2140266

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