- 期間： 2015年7月27日（月）～8月7日（金）
- 会場： 東京大学および水災害・リスクマネジメント国際センター（ICHARM）
- 受講者： 国内外の20名の学部生
- 使用言語： 英語
- 参加費： 無料（期間中の宿泊費を含む。ただし、会場までの旅費、および期間中の食費などは参加者負担）
The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) and the International Centre for Water and Risk Management(ICHARM) under the auspices of UNESCO, Public Works Research Institute (PWRI), Tsukuba, will organize an International Summer Program from 27 July through 7 August 2015.
The course, consisting of expert lectures, technical exercises, and excursions, is designed to promote problem-solving capability for water problems with interdisciplinary approach and by exploiting various data and data integration functions of the Data Integration and Analysis System (DIAS) of Japan. Participants will work on real problems focusing on developing resilience to disasters under the climate change, preparedness for risk of unforeseen disasters and how to introduce this risk into social management and planning for safe and naturally rich environment.
ELIGIBILITY: The course is open for 20 participants, both from Japan and abroad. It is mainly intended for undergraduate students, who will be preferred for admission, but applications by graduate and post-graduate students as well as young professionals will also be accepted and considered. All applicants must have sufficient knowledge of English, which will be the course language and must be able to attend the program for the whole duration. Applications from various majors and specialties are welcome.
FEES AND LOGISTICS: The course is free of charge, accommodation and local transportation paid by the organizer, but the travel from home to venues and daily subsistence should be covered by each participant with a possibility for students from developing countries to apply for additional support.
FURTHER DETAILS: http://wci.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/index.html#news