Summer Schools

[Last updated: 24th April 2018]

I’ve tried to find all of the Schools which include masters students and below, not only PhD students. However, if you happen to be a PhD student, look here and here for tons more opportunities.


Space School – A three-day residential in Kent, UK for 15-18 year olds.

Summer School of Science – Aimed at high-school students with a strong interest in science with hands-on experience working in small groups on a specific project. Located in Croatia.

PSI – The Petnica Summer Institute is located in Serbia and covers a range of topics in both Astrophysics and AstroParticles.

Alpach – Every year visit the Tyrol region (mountains!) of Austria to learn about space!

IMPRS – A summer school in Heidelberg, Germany, hosted by Max Planck. Held annually.


Dunlap – A five day summer school for those interested in astronomical instrumentation in Toronto, Canada.

Fermi – The Fermi Summer School is located in Delaware, USA, and focuses on analysing data from Fermi.


ASP – The African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications has bursaries and full support available. It takes place annually in a different country each year.


Kavli – The Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics is a 6 week programme for graduate students.

ISYA – The International School for Young Astronomers is a three-week international postgraduate school, taking place in a different country each year.


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