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Organizado por Faculty of Science and School of Engineering and Architecture

III International Science and Technology Week in Zaragoza

  • Fechas:

    Del 01/07/19 al 05/07/19

  • Lugar:

    Universidad de Zaragoza. Campus San Francisco.50009 Zaragoza. España, Zaragoza, España (mapa)

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The International Science and Technology Week of the University of Zaragoza (ISTWZ) is a free program of activities aimed at inviting foreign science and technology students and exchange coordinators to get acquainted with the Faculty of Science and the School of Engineering and Architecture, as well as the university and the city of Zaragoza. Zaragoza is the fifth city in Spain by population and it is a safe, affordable and lively city. The University of Zaragoza, founded in 1582, is one of the largest universities in Spain. It is ranked among the 150-200 best universities in the world for Natural Sciences "> The ISTWZ will be held at the University of Zaragoza, from July 1st to July 5th, 2019. It includes technical presentations, visits to labs and research institutes, meetings with researchers, other science and technology related activities, cultural activities, tours of the city and an excursion to the Pyrenees.

All the activities will be directed by local professors and researchers. Local students will also participate in the activities and will show you the best of Zaragoza. This will be the third edition of ISTWZ. This will be the third edition of ISTWZ, after the great success of the 2017 and 2018 editions, obtaining a score of 4.73 and 4.47 (out of 5) in a survey filled by the participants.You can see the details of the survey at the top of this page. 

Participation in the ISWZ is free: neither tuition fees nor accommodation charges apply. The number of foreign students to be admitted is 24. If you want to be one of them, you must be between 18 and 25 years old at the time of the event, and be enrolled in a BSc or MSc related to Natural Sciences (including Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Optics "> The activities will be conducted in English and Spanish, so you need some knowledge of either of the languages to enjoy them (a minimum B-1 level in either of the two languages is recommended).

Since the number of participants is limited, an admission procedure is carried out to choose 24 students among all applicants. In order to apply, you must fill the Registration form and include the following:

- Scanned copy of your passport or National Identity Card

- Proof of enrollment in your BSc/MSc

- A recommendation letter by a professor or Erasmus coordinator of your university

- A short video (2 minutes max) or a presentation letter either in English or in Spanish, explaining why you want to participate in the International Week

The deadline for applications is May 20th. We will send you an email confirming that we have received your application. By May 24th, you will get another email communicating whether you have been admitted in the Week. If you are admitted, you will need to confirm your participation by June 7th, and send us your travel plan, together with a copy of the flight tickets from your country to Spain. 

What’s included?

- Accommodation (from Sunday, June 30th to Saturday, July 6th) at Albergue Juvenil La Posada del Comendador

- Two daily meals: breakfast and lunch from Monday to Friday plus breakfast on Saturday

- Transportation to all activities

 

What’s not included?

- Transportation to/from Zaragoza

- Health insurance

- Evening meals and any other expenses

 

The ISTWZ is also open to Erasmus coordinators of partner universities; in this case, accomodation and meals are not included. The number of places for Erasmus coordinators is 5. If you are an Erasmus coordinator and want to participate in ISWZ, do not register online, but send us an email.

 

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Sunday, 30th June

  • Afternoon/evening. Pickup at Zaragoza train/coach station

Monday, 1st July

  • 10:00-10:30 Welcome by the authorities (Faculty of Sciences)
  • 10:30-11:30 Conference. Jesús Santamaría “Nanomaterials: Tools of the next technological revolution” (Open to the public)
  • 12:00-13.30 Visit to the Faculty of Science
  • 13:30-15:00 Lunch
  • 15:00-17:00 Presentations by local and foreign students (Open to the public)

Tuesday, 2nd July

  • 10:00-11:00 Tour of EINA (School of Engineering and Architecture)
  • 11:00-11:30 Welcome by the authorities (School of Engineering and Architecture)
  • 11:30-13:00 Conference. Diego Gutierrez “Computational imaging: seeing the invisible” (Open to the public)
  • 13:30-15:00 Lunch
  • 15:00-17:00 Visit to I3A Labs

Wednesday, 3rd July

  • 10:00-13:00 Guided tour of Zaragoza
  • 13:00-14.30 Lunch
  • 19:00- 21:00 Visit to the EXPO 2008 – International Exposition site

Thursday, 4h July 

  • 10:00-13:30 Science and technology activities at the Faculty of Sciences & EINA.
  • 13:30-15.00 Lunch
  • 16:00-17:00 Closing ceremony

Friday, 5th July (day excursion to the Pyrenees)

 

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