ISU Portes Ouvertes - Open Day 25/03/2018

Venez décrocher la Lune à l’ISU le dimanche 25 mars 2018 de 11.00 à 17.00 !  La journée Portes Ouvertes de l’Université Internationale de l’Espace (ISU) aura lieu le dimanche 25 mars 2018 de 11.00 à 17.00, sur le campus central de l’ISU, Parc d’Innovation, Illkirch Graffenstaden.

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ISU Assigns Next Space Studies  Program Locations

At the occasion of the International Space University’s (ISU) 58th Board Of Trustees (BOT) meeting, held on 1st March 2018 in Strasbourg, the ISU BOT has assigned a number of locations for the future Space Studies Program (SSP) sites.

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MSS18 Vittorio Rossello Reports on a Visit to Eurospace and ESA

The International Space University (ISU) Master of Space Studies (MSS18) participants were split into two groups on 9th March 2018 for several professional visits. Professional visits are a noteworthy aspect of the MSS program as they enable participants to meet people from the industry and space agencies.

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Cork Institute of Technology offers academic credits to SSP17 participants

After having gained more insight in the academic hi-level quality of ISU’s Space Studies Program, the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has decided to award 15 ECTS credits to the participants who successfully complete the SSP17 session.

The Dean of Graduate Studies at CIT, Dr. Stephen Cassidy clarified this as follows:

"CIT had sent a delegation to SSP16, led by Dr. Niall Smith. When they reported the outstanding level of this program, and after having this confirmed at the Curriculum Planning Meeting that took place here in Cork, we have decided to integrate this program into our accreditation system by awarding ECTS credits."

It has to be noted in this context that special scholarship support is organized, also with the help of CIT, for Irish applicants. Hopefully the additional excellent news on credits will be a good catalyst to attract further participants.

In order to be eligible for the Cork credits, participants have to register at the Institute when they arrive for SSP17. Also here, ISU is pleased to announce that they obtained the agreement that a strongly reduced registration fee will be charged for these 15 ECTS credits.

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a standard for comparing the study attainment and performance of students of higher education across the European Union and other collaborating European countries.

For all interested in this, do not hesitate to contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!


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