Summer Student Program

at Joint Institute for Nuclear Research


What is JINR Summer Student Program?


It’s neither a school nor a conference. It’s pure practice!


Practice in one of the largest research institutes, comprising 18 member states and 6 associate members


Work in international groups


in one of the 7 JINR laboratories


A unique chance to work for 6-8 weeks


under supervision of highly-qualified specialists at real research facilities


Visits to the JINR laboratories


Introductory lectures


Social and cultural program


Vivid impressions!


Start your career at JINR! Spend your summer holidays at the front-line of science! Welcome to Dubna!

Students feedbacks

МГУ им. М.В.Ломоносова
I’d like to express my gratitude to the whole staff members of the Raman spectroscopy sector and special thanks to my supervisor Dr Grigory Arzumanyan for his great attention and care of my practice work. I’m also grateful to JINR University Centre for providing me such a nice opportunity to work in one of the JINR’s laboratories.

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Purpose and Implementation of the Program

About the Program

Program Purpose  
The main purpose of the Summer Student Program at JINR is to attract  graduate students from the JINR Member States on a competitive basis to the Institute scientific groups that implement the main JINR research projects.
Program Dates  
The Summer Student Program at JINR will be organized in the form of student research projects in the scientific groups and will last from 4 to 8 weeks during the period from June to September of each calendar year.
Program Participants
Participants of the Program may be students finishing third (penultimate) year of bachelor studies, master students or PhD students enrolled in the first year of graduate school, studying at universities and research organizations of the JINR Member States.
Application Procedure 
To participate in the selection competition one has to: 

Recommendations to the Applicants 

When applying for the Program, one must indicate the 
contacts of one reference person only. The Program Committee will send a link to the applicant's  profile to the address of the reference person with a request for a letter ofrecommendation to be written for a potential Program participant. Each applicant will be required to provide a letter of recommendation to be submitted to the Program Committee. Reference persons can be university professors that educate the applicants or representatives of scientific organizations from the JINR Member States who know the applicants.
Selection of Participants
Upon receiving the application forms and letters of recommendation, the Program Committee will select the participants of the current year. Upon publication of the list of participants and agreement on the terms of stay at JINR for each participants,  the Programm Committee send the selected students and postgraduates an official invitation to participate in the Program.

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