Summer course on Exoplanets
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The aim of the course is to give participants a thorough multidisciplinary introduction into the field of exoplanets, their detection, types, characterization, and to explore the possibility of life on exoplanets. In addition, more general planetary subjects like formation of planetary systems, habitability of planets, and physical processes in planetary atmospheres will be covered. To give participants some hands-on experience with detection of exoplanets, observations of several exoplanet transits using the Nordic Optical Telescope will be carried out. The course is open to PhD students and early career scientists (up to 8 years after their first Ph. D.) from all countries. It is co-organised by the Nordic Network of Astrobiology and the EU COST Action "Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth and in the Universe". The deadline for application is 15 July 2014 23:59:00 UTC
Fees and refunds
There are no fees charged for the course. Participants, will, however have to fund their own travel, accommodation and meals. The package rate is EUR 800,- for accommodation in shared en-suite double room and has to be paid directly to the conference venue in cash or by credit card. Accepted participants from universities located in countries taking part in the COST Action "Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth and in the Universe" will get a refund, which is as follows:
Herein it is the location of the institution, and not the nationality of the applicant that counts. An updated list of countries taking part in the COST Action can be found here.
Accepted participants will be informed about refund formalities after 15 July. Please note that they will only get refunded after the course.
The course package of EUR 800,- covers
Venue and Access
Please refer to the Venue and Access webpage for all information
Please refer to the Programme webpage.
The deadline for application is 15 July 2014 23:59:00 UTC. Please refer to the Application webpage for aplication procedures. Successful applicants will be notified in the last 2 weeks of July.
For all enquiries please contact the course organiser, Wolf Geppert, preferably by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (++46-8-55378649). Please also refer to the practical infos and the other information webpages. Most necessary information is likely to be found there.
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