Season school, 19 intensive courses at Scuola Sant’Anna in Pisa

Intensive one-week housing courses on interdisciplinary research topics, aimed at female students and university students enrolled in three-year programs, master’s degrees, even single-cycle, and postgraduate and research doctoral courses at universities around the world that have the same didactic requirements for students Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, or be at the level of the exams and have obtained an average of at least 27/30, with reference to the Italian system. The new catalog, the third, of Season schoolpromoted by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, with a total of 19 courses, 6 in December 2022 and 13 in July 2023.

The grants and scholarships awarded by the EY Foundation and Il Talento all’Opera Foundation have been confirmed, which also awards prizes of 450 euros to the three to three participants who will have achieved the best results at the end of the course. Furthermore, female students from Italian and foreign universities, affiliated with Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna for the seasonal schools, are entitled to a reserved seat and a 10 percent discount on the cost of enrollment.

The seasonal schools are opportunities to live the experience of avant-garde research and teaching by being “inside” the facilities and laboratories of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. The courses are mostly conducted in English, and therefore a knowledge of at least B2 level is requiredfor female students and for students who do not have a mother tongue.

After passing the final exam, a certificate of participation is issued with the recognition of the university credits specified in the individual invitations to admission, which also indicates all the information on how to participate and on the documentation necessary to send the application. , via telematics.

Registrations for the first seasonal schools in the new catalog, whose lessons are scheduled between September and November 2022, open. For “MEDSKILL – Development of medical skills in simulation”, registration closes on 21 August with classes from 12 to 16 September; for “IACH – InnovACtion in Health Care: Strategy, Performance and Data Management” on 12 September, lessons from 3 to 7 October; for “BEEP – Biology for human space exploration” on September 12, lessons from October 10 to 14; for “PROREMOTE – SUBSIDIARITY IN REMOTE AREAS: An interdisciplinary approach to community care in remote areas” on 19 September, lessons from 17 to 21 October); for “CESM – Circular Economy and Sustainability Management: Managing the Transition to a Circular Economy” on 26 September, lessons from 24 to 28 October; to “TWIST – Transformations of Welfare, Social Innovation, Rights and the Third Sector” on October 4, lessons from November 7 to 11.

Equally rich is the program for the Seasonal Schools, planned for 2023. The themes range from different perspectives to analyze climate change to manage innovation and common goods, to innovations in the representation system and to economic ones linked to technological development, to prospects for China and cybersecurity, passing through perceptual robotics and artificial intelligence, nanorobotics in surgery, up to photonics and telecommunications today and tomorrow, between 5G and 6G.

‘Season School’ – comments the principal Sabina Nutithey are a bet, launched in a particularly complex year like the one with the Covid-19 pandemic, which has been very successful. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna believed in this proposal, new to us and innovative to the Italian university system, to provide opportunities for meritorious students to approach the issues of frontier research. From October 2020 until today – Sabina Nuti continues – the 29 activated seasonal schools have hosted 306 young people, 147 female students and 159 students coming from around 90 different Italian and foreign universities. Nearly 70% of participants benefited from a reduction in the fee based on the University of Isee, and the 87 most deserving students were awarded a prize of 450 euros, thanks to our partners EY Foundation and Il Talento all’Opera Foundation. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna also continues to expand its network of collaborations with universities in Italy and abroad – concludes Sabina Nuti – to offer female and male students an integrative training on the most advanced research topics, with Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna at the forefront “.

The universities and institutional bodies affiliated with the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna for the seasonal schools are: University of Catania; University of Tuscia; University of Trento; Onaosi Foundation; University of Messina; University of Macerata; University of Camerino; University of Calabria; Conference for the Merit Colleges; University of Palermo; University of Aosta Valley; The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano; Marche Polytechnic University; University of Siena.

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