In order to upskill and ensure the understanding of the challenges and opportunities to be addressed for a sustainable Blue Economy across the Black Sea, BRIDGE-BS conducts a range of educational and capacity-building activities. With this aim, a summer school is organized by targeting graduate students from the Black Sea riparian countries on 23-25 August 2022 (for a total of 4 days, including the arrival day), hosted by one of the facilities of the Istanbul University (IU).
The courses provided during the summer school will cover the main aspects related to the Black Sea ecosystem and the challenges and opportunities faced by prominent economic activities for a sustainable Blue Economy in the Black Sea: i) management of marine living resources (fisheries and aquaculture), ii) green ports and sustainable transport, iii) coastal and maritime tourism, iv) renewable marine energies, v) blue-biotechs.
Date and Venue
23-24-25 August 2022 (22 August, Arrival Day) at Istanbul University in Istanbul, Turkey
Fees, Costs, and Visa
Selected applicants will receive confirmation and further practical details. Please do not make any travel arrangements before you receive the confirmation email.
Candidates should fulfill the following conditions:
Please note that: we offer introductory lessons on the main concepts and practices related to the sustainable blue economy and the themes relevant to the Black Sea region. This year, the summer school will focus on the following blue economy topics: marine living resources fisheries and aquaculture, transport, tourism, energy, and biotechnology as well as introduction classes: Introduction to Oceanography, Resilience of Ecosystems, Policy Framework.