15th ESA-JRC GNSS Summer School Registrations Open - Inside GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite Systems Engineering, Policy, and Design

15th ESA-JRC GNSS Summer School Registrations Open

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) are once again collaborating to host the 15th edition of the International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).

The course is scheduled to take place in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, from July 15 to 26. For detailed information and to register, interested parties should visit the official website at https://www.esa-jrc-summerschool.org/.

Who Should Attend? The summer school invites a diverse group of participants, including graduate students, PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, engineers, and academics from both the industry and agencies. This wide range of attendees ensures a dynamic environment conducive to learning and networking.

Registration and Scholarships The deadline for registration is June 15, with an incentive of reduced fees for those who register before April 15. Additionally, the ESA Education Office is offering up to four scholarships, providing a fantastic opportunity for those in need of financial support.

Program Highlights The comprehensive curriculum of the summer school encompasses all aspects of GNSS, starting from the fundamental principles of satellite navigation to the cutting-edge advancements in positioning, navigation, and timing services. Participants will have the unique opportunity to learn from world-leading experts in the field, including ESA Director of Navigation Javier Benedicto, former ESA Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain, and former ESA Director of Navigation Paul Verhoef.

Beyond the lectures, the program includes hands-on practical exercises, lab experiments, and a student competition. This competition challenges participants to develop an innovative idea, encompassing both the business plan and technical realization, fostering creativity and practical application of knowledge.

Global Partnerships The summer school’s partnerships include Stanford University (USA), Institut Supérieur de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace (France), Oregon State University (USA), and the University of the Bundeswehr (Germany), ensuring a globally diverse and high-caliber educational experience.