19 May

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Apply to Science and Sail 2024 Lithuania in August

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The Baltic University Programme (BUP) and Klaipėda University, proudly present Science and Sail 2024, a summer school with a focus on the Baltic Sea Environment. Accepted students will be studying the sensitive Baltic Sea Environment, both on land and at sea with leading experts from across the region.

The summer school will take place between 4-11 August in Klaipėda, Lithuania. Parts of the summer school will take place onboard Klaipėda University’s sailing vessel Brabander, sailing the southeastern part of the Baltic Sea, while conducting tests and collecting samples. Participants will also study the unique coastal environment of the Curonian Spit and Nemunas river delta, learning about the impacts of and solutions to climate change, biodiversity loss, and the human aspects of the unique Baltic Sea Environment.

The event is free of charge and applications are open for students at BUP participating universities. In total 36 bachelor and master students from BUP participating universities will be selected to take part. Furthermore, we will welcome 3 PhD students. The PhD students will have a unique opportunity to take part in the full program, along with the students, whilst also practising their teaching and mentoring skills. The attending PhD student will be supporting students in contextualising the work. We accept students from all kinds of study programs and no pre-knowledge of the Baltic Sea Environment is required.

Application for bachelor and master students.