[The program is self-funded]
After success of the 2016 Summer Course on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction in Bogor and Yogyakarta Indonesia, this year, we are happy to invite you to participate in the 2017 Summer Course on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction that will take place at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from August 13 to August 26, 2017.
EcoDRR (Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction) is defined as sustainable management, conservation, and ecosystem restoration in reducing disaster risk whose main purpose is to achieve sustainable development and resilience.
The 2017 Summer Course on Eco DRR consists of in-class component and field component, held in Yogyakarta and surroundings. The activities are designed for not only understanding Eco-DRR praxis, but also promoting cultures of Indonesia, especially Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta has unique physical condition as well as cultural treasures. Covering about 3000 square kilometers area, Yogyakarta is configured by volcanic process in the Northern part, denudational process in the Western part, solutional process in the Southeastern part, marine process along the Southern part, fluvial process in the middle and structural process in the Southern and Southeastern part. The physical condition induces several different natural hazards in some specific areas, beside form heterogeneous ecosystems. The cultural wealth of Yogyakarta establishes a strong social capital of communities, which has an important role in ecosystem management, related disaster risk reduction.
HOW TO APPLY
The 2017 Summer Course on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction invite postgraduate students (master and PhD students) from all over the globe. The course fee is USD 750, provides the following facilities:
- Tuition of 48 credit points (equal to 3 ECTS)
- Accommodation (sharing room)
- Meal (breakfast and lunch)
- Certificate of participation
- Seminar kit
The course fee excludes local and international airfares, airport taxes, local transports and personal expenses during the stay.
1.Download and fill the application form on the website: http://ecodrr.ugm.ac.id/index.php/registration/
2. Send the filled application form with documents as listed:
3. Scan of your passport
4. Scan of your registration payment
5. Statement letter from your university or faculty.
6. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org subject ECODRR17_YOUR NAME
The deadline for applications for the summer school is May 20, 2017.
The working language of the summer school will be English; therefore, a sufficient understanding and ability to express oneself in this language is required.
For more technical inquiries, please kindly contact:
Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia
Bulaksumur Yogyakarta, Indonesia 55281