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Apply now for the ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy

One of ECSL’s most successful activities is the ESA/ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy, which is open to students of all levels of study, as well as a few young professionals already working in space or space-related sectors. Applications for the 2024 edition are now open until 23 June 2024.

The 32nd ESA/ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy will be hosted by the ECSL National Point of Contact for Greece, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and will follow the overarching topic of "Space and sustainability". The summer course runs 26. august - 6 september 2024.

During the course, participants will follow a curriculum of lectures given by academics and practitioners from international and national space institutions, as well as technical experts. Topics vary from year to year but generally focus on international, regional and domestic legal and policy frameworks governing space activities and applications. The main objective of the summer course is to stimulate participants’ interest in this particular field of law and policy and to provide them with a basic solid knowledge upon which to build or enhance their professional career or carry out further academic research.

Participants have the opportunity to meet highly qualified experts, to learn from their experience and to visit the premises of companies operating in the space industry or intergovernmental bodies, as well as other entities active in the space sector.

The course is open to 45 students and 5 young professionals from ESA Member States, Associate Members and Cooperating States.

Important information:

For students who are citizens or residents of ESA Member States, Associate Members or Cooperating States, there is a course fee of 200EUR, which will contribute to the accommodation organised and covered by ECSL. Students will receive accommodation covered, as well as breakfast and lunches.

For young professionals who are citizens or residents ESA Member States, Associate Members or Cooperating States, there is a course fee of 600EUR. This does not include accommodation, but breakfast and lunch will be covered. Please organise your accomodation accordingly. Should you need support in choosing accommodation after being selected, a team of local tutors will try to support you (subject of availability).

Both students and young professionals are expected to organise and pay for their own transport to and from the course, and are obliged to have a travel insurance for the duration of the course. The insurance should cover travel/third party liability. Participants are also expected to cover some local transportation costs at the in-person location, as well as living costs, although some additional transportation and meals may also be covered by the ECSL or local partners.

Image: ESA/ECSL Summer Course 2023


Hjalte Osborn Frandsen
Tlf.: +45 72 31 91 25
Email: hof@ufm.dk

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Senest opdateret 23. juni 2024