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Schola ludus 2007

Schola ludus

Nové Hrady

Schola ludus is an international summer school for university students and graduates from technical studies and natural sciences. The aim of Schola ludus is to introduce field of Physical Biology and Biotechnology to students who are interested in postrgradual od PhD. study at the Institute of Physical Biology University of South Bohemia. Project leaders are internationaly well known scientists from the Czech Republic.

In the year 2007 is Schola ludus project cofinance by European social fund and budget of Czech republic (project CZ.04.1.03/ "European social fund (abbreviation ESF) helps to the development of employment and its support, bussiness background, equal opportunities and investment in human resources."

Schola ludus participants will be actively work on announced scientifical projects according to their own choice. Solving scientifical project, students will increase their scientifical skills and they will find out how work in a small scientifical group lookes like.

Except interesting scientifical work students can follow interesting non-scientifical programm as well ☺.

    For example:
  • Excursions to the laboratories and work places of University of South Bohemia (České Budejovice city), Institute of Microbiology (Trebon city), Biological center of Academy of Science (České Budejovice city) and, of course, laboratories of Academy and university center in Nove Hrady - for students from 3rd countries as well
  • Excursions to the laboratories and work places of Fachhochschule Krems (Austria) and Johannes Kepler University in Linz (Austria) - unfortunately not for students from 3rd countries (because of visa duty)
  • Regular cycle of interesting lecture given by well known world speakers and scientests - this year for example Assoc. prof. Otakar Jelinek (Charles University in Prague, CZ), Assoc. prof. Jannette Carey (University of Princeton, US), dr. Rainer Heintznann (King´s College London, UK), Assoc. prof. Ondrej Prasil (Institute of Microbiology Academy of Science, CZ) and many others....
  • Cultural events (music concerts, exhibitions, dance)
  • Sport possibilities - volleyball, biking, walking, swimming, table tennis, etc.
  • Student mini-congress: All the Schola ludus students will present their work goals to the scientific community and to other participants.

    Main organizer
  • Institute of Physical Biology, University of South Bohemia
    Other organizers
  • Nove Hrady University College (NUC), Czech republic
  • Institute of Systém Biology and Ecology, Academy of Science, Czech republic
  • University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Biotechnology, Krems, Austria
  • Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences, Czech republic
  • Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, Biological Center, Academy of Science, Czech republic
  • July 8th - Arrival
  • July 9th - July 13th - Excursions (non obligatory)
  • July 9th - August 1st - Work and mini-congress presentation preparation
  • August 2nd - August 3rd - Mini-congress
  • August 4th - Departure
    Important notices
  • Hereby we would like to ask all the student to communicate exactly and as soon as possible directly with the leader of project you would be intereste in!
  • If you have any other questions concerning Schola ludus organisation, follow FAQ page or contact Ms. Marcela Pokorna on pokorna(a)greentech.cz, who will very kindly try to help you.
  • If you are foreigners from 3rd countries (Belarus, Russia, India etc.) do not forget you have to apply for Czech visa - this procedure takes about 1 months, it means for you will be the best solution to fill up Schola ludus application form as soon as possible. Concerning to the visa duty contact Ms. Marcela Pokorna on pokorna(a)greentech.cz

Translation responsibility: MSc. Marcela Pokorna


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