The Italian National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS) together with the Central European Initiative (CEI) and other partnering institutions including the Robert Bosch Stiftung Foundation, the Abdus Salam International Centre For Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the University of Trieste, and the University of Udine, is organising a one‐week Summer School for researchers, scientists and managers from South East Europe.

The training programme, taking place on 14-18 July 2014, in Trieste will focus on strengthening professional skills in the field of oceanography, marine sciences and blue growth. It is addressed to participants from South East Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine.
Selected candidates will be granted fellowships covering their travel and accomodation expenses.
Preference will be given to applications supported by the candidate’s home Institution.
Applications must be sent by Monday, 2 June 2014 at 12:00:00 CEST (GMT+2) midday Trieste time.
For more information: Mr. Mounir Ghribi ( and Ms. Giorgia Rivoira (;