Summer School “Sustainable Development and Climate Change”

Summer School
3 weeks
International Office


Irkutsk National Research Technical University invites foreign students to participate in the International Summer School on sustainable development and climate change, environmental protection, rational use of water resources.
The participation in the International Summer School of INRTU provides an opportunity for the students to gain knowledge in the field of ecology and related sciences, to enjoy Siberian nature, to learn about Russian traditions, to acquire Russian language skills.
The academic program of the School consists of a block of thematic lectures, seminars, discussions and a practical course of the Russian language. At the thematic lectures, participants will consider the issue of sustainable development and climate change from a historical, geographical, geological, environmental, cultural, socio-economic point of view. A number of lectures will be devoted to Lake Baikal, its origin, ecosystems, climate. The Russian language course will include 36 academic hours.
The total number of contact hours is 72, classes are held on weekdays for 4-6 academic hours per day. The Summer School will be represented by expert teachers from Irkutsk, Russian and foreign Universities.

Course aim

  • To gain knowledge in the field of ecology and related sciences
  • To exchange ideas with students from all over the world
  • To gain knowledge in the field of ecology and related sciences
  • To hang out with other students
  • To enjoy Siberian nature
  • To explore Siberian city and its surroundings
  • To go sightseeing; visit museums and exhibitions
  • To learn about Russian cuisine and traditions
  • To acquire Russian language skills
  • To get a certificate of participation with 2 ECTS

Target group

Undergraduate Students

Fees and funding

80 000 ₽


Each student should submit CV, academic transcript, motivation letter, international passport copy (valid for the period of the duration of the summer school, completed application form; COVID vaccination certificate or QR code, fluorography certificate; PCR negative test certificate not earlier than 72 hours before arriving.

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