SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS
25 June - 20 July 2023 – SDE BOKER CAMPUS, Israel
Sustainable Agricultural Solutions Summer Course is an intensive (4 weeks) course
that offers international students the opportunity to explore a combination of
both basic and applied research in agricultural and environmental topics during
frontal lessons, practical aspects of the topics, and integration between them.The course will provide access to cutting-edge knowledge and technology related to agricultural practices in the perspective of improving food and water use worldwide, in the face of global climate changes.
The course is composed of three tracks:
Soil and irrigation.
Plants under abiotic stress.
The students will participate in frontal classes of each track. A combination of field and laboratory work will provide hands-on experiences that will be presented by the students in a concluding seminar.
The program includes cultural events during which students will have the opportunity to socialize with local students and weekly tours to discover Israeli culture and history.
HOW TO APPLY:
This course is open to registered B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. students.
Please fill out the form. You will be asked to upload the following documents:
A letter of intent, a B.Sc. and M.Sc. grade transcripts and diplomas, a brief CV, and two recommendation letters.
Contact: Dr. Natalie De Falco at:
31 March 2023 - Registration deadline
30 April 2023 - Notification of acceptance
Course tuition, accommodation and scholarships:
The cost of the course is $ 2000, which includes accommodation, meals, transportation from/to the airport and tuition. Applicants may apply for scholarships:
Full funding: award of $1700 . A non-refundable $ 300 tuition cost will be paid by the participant.
Half funding: award of $1000.
Partial funding: award of $500.
The students will be accommodated in our high-quality accommodations (with kitchenettes and bathrooms) upon a $ 200 returnable deposit.