Universität Innsbruck
Intensive Field Course in Iceland2

Intensive Field Course in Iceland

Are you a social entrepreneur in the making? Want to learn how to support sustainability of communities exposed to natural hazards? Want to explore Iceland in the process? Aurora has the perfect course for you!

Join the course 14-18 August 2022 for a unique learning experience in the Icelandic Fjords!


This Aurora supported intensive graduate level field course is offered by of the Department of Geography and Tourism Studies of the University of Iceland, in collaboration with colleagues from the UI Science Institute and Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Graduate students from the Aurora alliance are encouraged to apply especially those with a background in human or physical geography, geology, environmental sciences or environmental engineering Applicants are expected to have some basic knowledge of geographic information systems.

Practical training in the use of geospatial technologies in hazard research and response

  Understand thoroughly the centrality of geospatial information for hazard research and response
  Acquire practical experience in using diverse geospatial technologies for data collection
  Become cognizant of ethical questions that may arise when geospatial technologies are used
  Gain experience in cross cultural teamwork and awareness of the related UN Sustainable Development Goals

You can apply by filling is an online application form found here: 
https://geovis.hi.is/teaching/courses/geospatial-technologies-fieldcourse/
Please include a CV, a Transcript of Records (certifying your current studies) and a cover letter explaining your motivation (max 700 words). The deadline is May 7th, and you will be notified of the result by May 14th.

  Find more information in the flyer