What is III AAELSSD School?

The III International Summer School "Achievements and Applications of Environmental and Life Sciences for Sustainable Development" is an annual project organized and held by Centre for Professional Personnel Development at National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine in cooperation with Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland.

The project mission is to divert the social awareness from consumerism to environmental thinking and to unite people around the idea of organic life style.

The motto of the III International Summer School is "Innovations in food production for sustainable regional development".

The lectures and workshops are given by highly qualified scientists from European Universities, and provide the multinational environment for discussions on the relevant topics of innovations in food production with environmentally friendly technologies to support sustainability in the region. The forms and methods of training include lectures, workshops, field studies and team work on projects.

Honorary patronage

Prof. Stanislav Nikolaienko, Rector of National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

Apart from educational program, the School offers exciting leisure activities such as sightseeing tours of Kyiv, an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the countryside of Central Ukraine, variety of traditional Ukrainian cuisine, to learn how to make cheese, to feel the positive energy of domestic goats and experience the spirit of teamwork in the joint projects on setting up and developing food production businesses.

This summer we will be offering three streams:

I. Knowledge for Sustainable Development (key topics: Productive technological cycle "From field to table" for Sustainable Life Style: cultivation of fodder plants and feed production; maintenance, raising and increasing the herds of niche breeds of farm animals (goats by example); technological features of goat milk processing and production of cheese and dairy products; marketing and consumer culture (preference) formation among the population. Information and software support of modern farms.

II. English for specific purposes (key topics: scientific professional vocabulary development skills; language for making successful presentations; easy and clear scientific communication)

III. Cultural and Historical Heritage of Kiev Region in Ukraine (key events: city tour of Kyiv, visiting historical places and museums, tasting traditional Ukrainian cuisines).

The participants who complete full Summer School Program will be awarded certificates and earn 4 ECTS credits that may be counted towards their degrees at their home universities.

The courses are designed to challenge and inspire you in the field of your interest.

Spend a wonderful fortnight with us and enjoy Kyiv, an ancient city known for its architecture, technologies and vibrant cultural life, and Kyiv region with its unique nature, living traditions and modern agricultural production, which ensures the sustainable development of the region.

As a participant of Summer School you will discover the perfect environment for studying, making new friends and having fun!

This AAELSSD summer school invites students, postgraduate students, and young scientists, representatives of national and international public and private companies. However, the number of participants is limited to max 40 people.


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