Mainz, Germany

Nuclear Fission. Discovery, Impacts and Perspectives

when 22 July 2022 - 1 August 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 50

Are you interested in learning more about the various uses of nuclear energy?
Do you want to expand your knowledge about biological radiation research and the positive effects of radiation therapy?
Are you eager to learn more about geothermal energy and sustainable energy solutions?

If so, then join our Forster Summer School 2022, hosted by the Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Course leader

Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Target group

The academic program is suitable for Bachelor, Master or PhD students from a variety of backgrounds, e.g. Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biotechnology, Geography, Geosciences, Renewable Energy Engineering or related disciplines dealing wirth interdisciplinary international approaches.

Course aim

Professors and teachers from the Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences will give you a scientific background on the highly scientific and social relevance of nuclear fission and its impacts, which continue to the present day. You will have the unique chance to discuss the controversies surrounding the scientific achievement of nuclear fission, the (in)responsible handling of it, the worldwide effects of such high-risk technologies and possible future perspectives of use with experts, international peers and students from Germany in an interdisciplinary setting. You will gain hands-on experience during field excusions, discover Mainz and its surroundings during cultural visits, improve your language skills and get to know students from all over the world. Come along with us!

Fee info

EUR 50: Arrangement included? Course fees, materials, accomodation, excursions. Travel, insurance and visa must be organized and paid independently.