Announcement: Sub-Saharan Africa Astronomy Summer School: 06 – 17 Sep 2021, Entebbe, Uganda

Dear all,
Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Uganda in conjunction with the Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik (MPA) and Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (TLS), Germany and the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), Portugal are pleased to announce a Sub-Saharan Africa Astronomy Summer School to be held in Entebbe, Uganda from 6th to 17th September 2021.

The school will focus on three fields of scientific research, namely: galaxies, extra-solar planet science, and stellar interior physics. More details can be found at https://wwwmpa.mpa-garching.mpg.de/conf/ssaass2021/

Students and young professionals from the senior undergraduate to doctoral level, are welcome to apply for this school. Preference will be given to students in their early career, MSc/PhDs from sub-saharan countries.

Acceptance to the school includes a studentship that covers transportation to and from Uganda, and full boarding at the conference venue. All selected students are expected to commit 100% of their time to the school and participate in all scheduled activities.

Applications can be made at  https://wwwmpa.mpa-garching.mpg.de/conf/ssaass2021/#Apply
Applications Open: April 1st, 2021
Deadline for application: May 31st, 2021

NB: Please forward this to your students and colleagues. 

We look forward to seeing you here.

Best regards,
Priscilla Muheki
(On behalf of the LOC)

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