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Humanities

Italian Language and Culture The goal of this intensive course is to introduce foreign students to the Italian lifestyle. Special attention is paid to cultural and local dimensions,

also

allo-

wing participants to become more confident with spoken Italian. This Summer School is open to university students and professio-

FEE â‚Ź750 DATE

08/07/19 26/07/19

6 CFU

nals. Students preparing to enroll in Italian Universities may also apply (18 years old minimum).


Biology

Theory and Practice in Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy A full-immersion course, this Winter School is aimed at introducing students to information and lab practice on modern approaches concerning cell biology, cytochemistry, molecular biology and ultrastructure. Applicants are required to present a scientific background curriculum in

biology,

medicine,

natural

science, physics or chemistry.

FEE â‚Ź500 12 CFU

DATE

18/01/19 26/01/19


Physical and natural sciences

Diagnosis in Heritage Science: 2. Focus on Organic Materials in Archaeology This Summer School is dedicated to Master and PhD students. The

aim

of

the

Course

is

to provide students from different educational backgrounds - gra-

duates in technical, scientific and humanities fields - with specific skills to start and develop projects for proper diagnosis and conser-

FEE â‚Ź250 +â‚Ź70 board

DATE

02/09/19 06/09/19

3 CFU

vative management of Cultural Heritage.


Medicinal Chemistry

Computer-Aided Drug Design This course will be divided into theoretical and practical lessons and will allow the participants to independently develop their own computational studies. A basic background of chemistry, biology or medicinal chemistry is required. Bachelor, Master and PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and senior researchers from uni-

versities, research institutes, clinics and industries are welcomed.

FEE â‚Ź250 6 CFU

DATE

8/07/19 13/07/19


Digital Humanities

Digital Tools for Humanists & Innovation The aim of this Summer School for Master up to PhD students, librarians, teachers, researchers, etc. - is to enable professionals to enhance digital technologies and humanistic skills in the design and development of solutions for companies, cultural operators and public bodies.

FEE â‚Ź500 DATE

10/06/19 21/06/19

6 CFU

The school also intends to promote digital culture in the Humanities and supports young and old humanists in the transition from traditional to digital world. The participants will be divided into little groups and will work on various challenges presented by the companies involved in the program.


Digital Humanities, History, Archaeology, Architecture, Geomorphology, Geography

Investigating Historical Landscapes and Architectures Methods and Tools

This course is thought for Master students up to professionals in the Humanities, architects and landplanners,

teachers, researches,

etc. The aim of this Summer School is

providing

professional

tools

that could be useful in the study of historical landscapes and past architectures in complex areas such as the mountainous ones.

This Summer School also intends to foster a closer collaboration with the public institutions and professionals in land-use planning and promotion of Cultural Heritage.

FEE â‚Ź250 4 CFU

DATE

29/07/19 03/08/19


Humanities

Egyptologists as Museum Curators An immersive training

This Summer School is open to EU/non-EU applicants having at least a basic knowledge of Egyptology (BA, MA, PhD, Post-Doc). The course is an academic program offered by the University of Pisa in collaboration with the Museo Egizio in Turin. The main goal of the course is to

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź100 for teaching aids

DATE

02/09/19 08/09/19

3 CFU

offer a theoretical and practical approach, thus providing all the participants with a foundation to start more specific programs of curatorial work in museums.


Humanities

Middle Egyptian Hieratic The course is open to both EU and non-EU applicants. Participants are expected to have a

basic

knowledge

of

Middle

Egyptian (language and script). No previous knowledge of hieratic is required. This Summer School will train its participants to read and interpret literary and documentary texts of Ancient Egypt (Middle Egyptian,

2000-1500 BC) in their original script (hieratic and hieroglyphs). The purpose will be achieved through the decoding of hieratic script (basic level), intensive practice of reading (hieratic sources) and a focus on grammar issues related to the Middle Kingdom texts.

FEE â‚Ź750 3 CFU

DATE

22/07/19 27/07/19


Humanities

School of Archaeology in Abruzzo The Summer School of Archaeology in Abruzzo is an academic program whose target are Bachelor, Master or PhD students. Participants will develop a basic framework

of

knowledge

and

skills for their future professional work in Archaeology, receiving intensive cross-disciplinary training,

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź1150 accomodation

DATE

07/07/19 03/08/19

10 CFU

lectures, laboratories and two excavation activities.

A visit to an archaeological site during the weekend will complete the weekly program.


Archaeology, Architecture

PRAEDIA Pompeii Residential Architecture Environmental, Digital, Interdisciplinary Archive PRAEDIA is dedicated to advanced Bachelor & Master students (Classics, Classical Archaeology, Architecture, History of Art, Restoration and Conservation). PRAEDIA will offer a new method for the study of Roman cities and domestic architecture, encouraging participants to develop a theoretical approach to data collection and study of rchaeological materials. The Summer School goal is to make participants aware of the many tools, methods and techniques required to create and share knowledge in the field of Classical Archaeology.

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź800 accomodation

6 CFU

DATE

01/07/19 19/07/19


History, Archaeology

Vada Volaterrana Archaeological Field School This Summer School is dedicated to both EU and non-EU students. The principal aim of this course is to teach methodology of archaeological research in Roman townscapes and landscapes. Main feature of the course will be stratigraphic excavations of the

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź990 accomodation

DATE

01/07/19 20/07/19

6 CFU

Roman buildings in the harbour quarter of Vada Volaterrana.


Humanities/Health Sciences

Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology The course is focused on practical experience cal

in

bioarchaeologi-

investigation. Students will

work side-by-side with leading researchers in this field. The aim of the course is to provide students with the basic knowledge of skeletal anatonomy, physical anthropology and paleopathology necessary to approach osteological analyses. Students in Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Forensic Science, Paleopathology and allied disciplines, at both Bachelor and Master levels, may apply to this outstanding Summer School.

FEE â‚Ź1000 +â‚Ź300 for tutoring and lab-support

12 CFU

DATE 03/06/19 21/06/19 01/07/19 19/07/19


Health Sciences

Evidence Based Medicine and Research in Rehabilitation of Childhood Disabilities The course offers a full immersion in research activities related to rehabilitation of childhood disabilities. It is divided into a theoretical part organized in lectures, and a practical part in which participants will be directly involved into practicing the design and the planning of re-

FEE â‚Ź250

+â‚Ź250 accomodation

DATE

15/07/19 19/07/19

3 CFU

search questions and the processing of research activities in the field of rehabilitation of childhood disability. The course is aimed at clinicians, researchers, specialists in child health and Master, PhD or postDoc students.


Humanities/Health Sciences

Field School Pozzeveri in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology This School is open to up to thirty Bachelor and Master students in archeology,

physical-

anthropology or allied disciplines. The aim of this academic course is to provide the participants with knowledge of archaeological and bioarchaeological field and research methods. The excavation program will take place at the Church of “San Pietro

a Pozzeveri” and will be devoted to the exploration of the medieval monastery and the cemeteries related with this religious site from 11th to 19th century.

FEE €1000

+€1000 accomodation

12/24 CFU

DATE 17/06/19 12/07/19 15/07/19 09/08/19


Agricultural and Veterinary

Food and Innovation in Rural Transition

The Tuscany case

This Summer School is thought for EU/non-EU

students

(Bachelor,

Master and PhD students). The Course is aimed at increasing awareness

and

competencies

about food issues and transition in agriculture and rural areas, in order to design future sustainable transitions pathways.

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź600 accomodation

DATE

29/06/19 26/07/19

10 CFU

A true full-immersion experience of the Tuscan territory.


Medicine, Biology, Sports Sciences, Physiotherapy

Muscle School: Exercise Muscle in Health and Disease The Course is offered to Bachelor, Master and PhD students, residents, and post-doc students in Medicine and Life Sciences. This Summer School will point out the most recent researches and clinical of

issues

muscle

about

the

role

exercise

on

pa-

tients affected by neuromuscular disorders, focusing on exercise intolerance management.

FEE â‚Ź250 7 CFU

DATE

15/07/19 26/07/19


Biology, Health Science

From Genes to Cells A Basic Course of Molecular, Cellular and Ultrastructural Biology The School is open to Master, PhD and post-Doc students, senior researchers from Universities, research institutes, clinics and industries. Bachelor students will be also welcomed. The course is full-immersion and it covers biotechniques that can be applied to the study of several

FEE â‚Ź500

+â‚Ź50 for teaching aids

DATE

01/07/19 13/07/19

15 CFU

biological subjects related to cell biology,

gene

expression

function

analysis,

and

genotoxicity

and ultrastructural observations.


Health Science

CARDIOLUNG 2019 Updates in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Pathophysiology This Summer School is aimed at Bachelor, Master, PhD and postDoc students in Medicine and Life Sciences. The course will offer knowledge and clinical approach to major cardiovascular

and

pulmonary

problems. Participants will become familiar with different research approaches to pathophysiology and diseases. An optional internship will provide the opportunity to get in touch with clinical practice.

FEE â‚Ź500 5 CFU

DATE

24/06/19 29/06/19


Physics

Rewriting Nuclear Physics Texbooks one more step forward

This course offers the opportunity to

update

the

learning

and

teaching

of

Nuclear

Physics,

focusing

on

recent

progress

driven

by

research

with

radioactive beams (RIBs), ab-initio structure

model

nucleon-nucleon nuclear

FEE â‚Ź250

+â‚Ź150 accomodation

DATE

22/07/19 25/07/19

3 CFU

matter

and

modern

interactions, studies

and

applications of astrophysical and practical interest. Half a day will be dedicated to the visit of the EGO-VIRGO laboratory. 3rd year Bachelor and 1st year Master students are welcomed.


Physics and Engineering

Summer Students at Fermilab and other US Laboratories This Summer School is thought for Master students in Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics,

Material

Science,

Computer Science and Engineering. The course provides a hands-on training in an International particle physics laboratory or university either at Pisa or in the United States. Students of Physics will work on the new Fermilab initiatives like MU2, Muon (G-2), Nova experiments as well as on future Neutrino physics experiments. Engineering students will be trained in research groups of the accelerators, technical or IT divisions

FEE â‚Ź free 6 CFU

DATE

29/07/19 27/09/19


Law, Government, Politics

Governing Climate Resilient Cities

Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices This course is aimed at executives, policy makers, public servants, city managers,

urban

planners,

emergency experts. Researchers and academics in the field - interested in deepening the governancerelated aspects of climate change impacts on city management—will aso benefit from this Summer

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź700 accomodation

DATE

02/09/19 06/09/19

3 CFU

School.. The course goal is to provide participants with analytical tools, allowing them to better understand and manage the governance challenges that climate change produces on the urban and metropolitan dimensions. The course will specifically focus on how climate resilient cities can be best governed.


Social Sciences, Sociology

Grounded Theory and Qualitative Methods This Summer School is designed for Bachelor, Master and PhD students,

professors,

researchers,

professionals operators. It is an intensive 5-day course whose aim is to improve the way in which students use the Grounded Theory strategies in order to reach the necessary incisiveness, clarity

and

creativity

in

their

works.

Different ways to achieve this goal (e.g.develop and recognize powerful codes, strengthen emergent conceptual categories and integrate these into a coherent and compelling report etc.) will be taught throughout the course.

FEE â‚Ź500 6 CFU

DATE

03/06/19 07/06/19


Political and Social Sciences

Expertise at Stake Technoscience and Public Participation in the Post-Truth Age This

course will offer partici-

pants the opportunity to interact with international scholars having a transdisciplinary background in social studies of science and technology, and specific expertise in topics like “Science and societyinterface approaches”, “Responsible research and innovation”

FEE €250 DATE

01/07/19 05/07/19

3 CFU

and “Investigating and communicating environmental risks and public health”. This Summer School is aimed at Master, PhD students and early career researchers.


Economics

"Qualitative Research Methods" A focus on management and governance This Summer School is thought for PhD and post-doc students and junior faculty. The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the mul-

tiple ways in which a qualitative research can be carried on, thus bringing about a valuable and meaningful approach to social sciences. Attendees will be introduced to

different data collecting strategies and analysis methods. They will learn how to interpret, evaluate and disseminate the findings of qualitative study.

FEE â‚Ź750 3 CFU

DATE

20/05/19 24/05/19


Social Sciences, Economics

Development and Valorisation of the Territory as a Sports & Tourism Destination A Summer School whose target are university students interested in tourism and tourism management. The aim of this course is to provide knowledge and tools to start and

run

a

sport

and

tou-

rism company.

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź1640 accomodation

DATE

23/09/19 03/11/19

15 CFU

Visits to Ciocco Spa, Ski Area of Abetone and San Rossore Natural Park will be planned in order

to discover and better understand the management of such companies based on both sport and nature.


Social Sciences, Law, Economics

Public Auditing and Accountability. Data Mining and Analytics: The Digital Transformation of Audit The main goal of this course is to develop and improve the ability to analyze changes, addressing related risks and challenges and adapting auditing methods and approaches. To do so, it is essential that audit institutions develop a cooperative relationship with academic researchers. This Summer School is meant to auditors, civil servants, students and scholars, researchers and professionals interested in auditing practice and financial accountability.

FEE â‚Ź1000

+â‚Ź650 accomodation

3 CFU

DATE

08/07/19 12/07/19


Electronics and ICT Engineering

Enabling Technologies for Industrial Internet of Things This

summer

school

provides

theoretical and practical lessons about recent advances in enabling technologies for electronics, electromagnetics, future wireless transceivers, systems and networks in scenarios such as IoT, Industry

4.0,

Cyber-Physical-

Systems (CPS), autonomous vehi-

FEE

â‚Ź500/250* *(Bachelor, MD, PhD )

DATE

15/07/19 20/07/19

6 CFU

cles, robots. Bachelor (last year), Master and PhD students, in the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Management)

disciplines,

early

stage researchers and practitioners from Academia or Industry are all welcomed.


Architecture/Civil Engineering

The City and the Water The purpose of the course is to investigate the complex relationships between built environment and water. Participants will work in an international group promoting cultural

exchange and sha-

ring. Students will develop an enhancement project regarding an area chosen as case study. The outcomes will be publicly discussed in an open final event at the end of the course. This Summer School is intended for students of Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Design, Building Engineering and fieldrelated young professionals.

FEE â‚Ź500

+â‚Ź350 accomodation

6 CFU

DATE

26/08/19 08/09/19


Electronics and ICT Engineering

Fluid Machinery and Energy Systems Engineering The Winter school is suited to PhD students who want to perform their research in the field of fluid machinery and energy systems Engineering, including turbomachinery, Internal combustion engines, energy conversion systems, power plants, renewable energy systems and innovative energy

FEE â‚Ź250 DATE

25/03/19 29/03/19

3 CFU

systems. The core course will be held by national and international academics, professional experts and researchers. The course is aimed at providing a wide vision of the research activities in order to broaden the competence of PhD students towards more interdsciplinary subjects and topics.


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