At the Dr. Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) high school graduates can work for three weeks on scientific projects alongside professionals, getting hands-on experience in one of today's cutting-edge fields of the world. The program is conducted entirely in English and involves intensive lab work, lectures, tours and social activities. Application deadline: 1 March 2020
The International Summer Science Institute is dedicated to bringing together talented high school graduate or 1st year university students from all over the world to experience the challenges and rewards of scientific research and to learn more about the Weizmann Institute of Science and life in Israel today.
The programme offers the opportunity to spend a month in one of the world’s leading scientific research institutions and the unique chance to work in research labs alongside teams of leading scientists.
Students will share the excitement of science with participants from many countries and join in real experiments.
In lectures top scientists will introduce the students to some of the most cutting-edge scientific advances.
In addition to the science, the participants will enjoy a week of field studies, exploring Israel’s diverse ecosphere, its wildlife and amazing archaeology.
Participants are required to be 18 years old by June 2020. Please note an exception: Several spots in the program are reserved as awards to winners of specific national or international competitions. Minors receiving these specific awards may attend the program.
The application process involves completing several forms.
The program is conducted entirely in English and involves intensive lab work, lectures, tours and social activities.
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