A list of students courses, summer schools and projects that involve students are listed here.


German Youth Steering Committee

The German Youth Steering Committee was founded in order to connect pupils, teachers and students in order to bring up to date polar science into the classrooms. Young scientists are encouraged to present their research in schools and help teachers in identifying current research topics for their curricula.

Summer Schools

Antarctic Science Summer School at King George Island

In January 2008 a group of students will be working on King-George-Island in Antarctica. Research topics include terrestrial biology, geology and marine ecology.


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To press release at (only in German)

Blog of the International Antarctic students expedition... (only in German)

International Sea-Ice Summer School, Svalbard 2-13 July 2007

Sea ice plays a very active role in the  Earth's climate system and reacts rather rapidly to climate changes. To reflect the recent progress in the understanding of sea ice and its interaction with the ocean und the atmosphere, there will be held a Summer School at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) on Spitsbergen.

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Universities and institutes that are involved in polar research are listed here.