Physics UGOE smallThe HASCO Summer School 2019 will take place at the University of Göttingen from 21 to 26 July 2019.

The main objectives of the hadron collider physics school (HASCO) are introductory topics in elementary particle physics, in particular in hadron collider physics as relevant for research at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This includes lectures and tutorials on theoretical foundations of the Standard Model of elementary particle physics as well as experimental techniques to test it. Furthermore, a focus is placed on statistical data analysis and an introduction to the software package ROOT. In addition, students will have the opportunity to discuss state of the art measurements and results with senior scientists in the field

IPTL 2019To share experiences and learn from each other are fundamental goals of all activities within the U4 network. In the tradition of these goals, the IPT&L-programme supports members of the U4 Universities to connect and better understand, how working in an international classroom (and beyond) can be enhanced.

Conducted as yearly event for teaching coordinators and curriculum developers this conference seeks to provide training on ‘what it takes to organize and act meaningful in a good degree programme’ from an international point of view. Organised as event that combines interdisciplinary perspectives via their didactical approaches, it invites scholars and programme coordinators, academic lecturers and consultants in international programmes to discuss their thoughts.

This years’ conference is titled 'From Theory to Practice. From Discussion to Cooperation' and invites all IPT&L-alumni as well as newly interested people to hand in their contributions.

MOOCS Tartu 2019The University of Tartu offers several free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in English. In February and March 2019, the following MOOCs will start:

Understanding EU-Russia Relations: Foreign Policy Actors, Institutions and Policy-Making, 2 ECTS, 11 February to 17 March 2019

Auditing environmental impacts of infrastructure, 1 ECTS, 11 February to 10 March 2019

Autonomous Women: Pressures from Liberalism and Feminism, 1 ECTS, 18 February to 18 March 2019

Diffusion and Impact of Internet Voting, 2 ECTS, 11 March to 5 May 2019

Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analyses, 1 ECTS, 26 March to 7 May 2019

Information on the MOOCs in the list is regularly updated.

ACCOMPLISSHA conference that is targeted at senior research managers, research directors, deans and staff members of EU DGs and focuses of the role of co-creation processes in order to tackle European and global societal challenges will take place in Brussels on February 27.

At the conference, the results of the Horizon 2020 funded project ACCOMPLISSH will be showcased and discussed. The EU project, which expires this year, analysed the process of co-creation between stakeholders from industry, society, government and academia by focusing on Social Sciences and Humanities research.

Groningen Summer Schools 2019 1 smallThe University of Groningen is delighted to publicise this year’s offering of research-intensive and multidisciplinary summer and winter schools.

A truly international experience; last year over 1500 students from 115 different nationalities joined the courses! Quite some U4 students and PhD were among the participants and got a flavour of studying abroad, making friends and building a professional network.

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