Call for Applications, ASOIU Summer School 2018 in Baku, AzerbaijanCamps 04.05.2018
For the second time, Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University offers a unique opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and prospective students (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate) to experience top-class and challenging university-level summer school.
The Summer School focuses on:
The Current Status of the Global Oil Market and challenges of a post-oil economy.
The Current Status of the Global Oil Market:
Oil as a Limited Natural Resource: Current Status of Global Oil Reserves,
- Changes in Global Energy Consumption: Rising Awareness of Climate Change,
- Structure of Global Oil Market: Power Relations and Lack of Transparency.
Issues faced by Oil Exporters and Importers and the Recent Oil Crisis:
Social Injustice and Disparities in Oil-Exporting Countries,
- Political Struggles for Hegemony in Oil-Exporting Countries: Case Study on Qatar, Iran and Saudi-Arabia,
- Issues of Energy Security in European States as Importing Countries,
- The Causes for the Crisis: Crowding-out Effects and Dutch Disease.
Post-Oil Era: Alternatives to Oil and Ways Forward: Investing in the Future: Alternative Energy Sources:
Critical Discussion and Comparison of Solar, Wind and Water Energy Production,
- Investing in the Future: Education as the Key to Transformation,
- The Role of Good Governance and Transparency in Post-Oil Era.
Approaches of Selected States:
Between Sustainability and Landgrabbing: Case Study: China
- Preparing for a Post-Oil Society: Becoming the Hub between three Continents: Case Study: Saudi Vision 2030.
Developing a Future Vision:
Fictional debate between representatives of oil exporting and importing countries in search of a path for the future,
- “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil”
MAIN TARGET GROUPS:
Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students from business, economics, engineering and other relevant specializations.
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 02.06.2018 for international students
30.06.2018 for local students.
International students: 650 Euro
- Participation in all sessions;
- Study materials;
- Guided Excursions;
- Use of the sports facilities at the university ( or hotel)
- Transportation during the program (Transfer from/to airport included)
- Opening and Closing events;
- Cultural programs;
- Meals three times a day;
- Coffee breaks;
- Health insurance
- Travel expenses
- Accommodation (6 EURO per night)
- DAAD Go East scholarship is available for German students: https://goeast.daad.de/de/25457/index.html
For more information: http://asoiu.edu.az/en/page/44-about