Purpose and Implementation of the Program
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 from JINR Member and Associated States and from the countries whose institutions collaborating with JINR.
The Summer Student Program at JINR will be organized in the form of student research projects in the scientific groups and will last from 6 to 8 weeks during the period from June to September of each calendar year.
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.
To participate in the selection competition one has to:
- register at the web-page of the Program indicating all necessary contact information;
- fill in the application form in the section "SUMMER PROGRAM - 20**" to participate in the Program of year 20**.
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.
Payment for participation in the Summer Student Program may be fully or partially covered by the JINR or other organizations and includes travel costs, accommodation at JINR hostels and subsistence expenses in the amount of 30 USD per day in accordance with a fixed USD rate enacted by the Institute for the current year.
Educational Programs and Training
Introductory lectures and excursions, specialized courses in JINR fields of research and discussion sessions on the topics of courses and projects will be organized for the participants of the Program.
Final Report by the Participant
At the end of the participant's stay at JINR, a report should be prepared and posted on the participant's profile webpage. This report will be available for the visitors of the SSP website after it has been checked and approved by the participant's project supervisor and by the Organizing Committee.