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WNU Summer Institute

Applications for the WNU Summer Institute 2018 are now open.

Applications are now open for the WNU Summer Institute 2018, which will be held 26 June - 3 August 2018 in Busan and Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. The deadline to apply for IAEA funding is 22 November 2017, and the deadline for self- or company-funded places is 14 February 2018.

Applicants must apply directly to the WNU.

The WNU Summer Institute is an intensive six-week leadership development programme  held annually in different locations. It offers dynamic lectures, invited leaders presentations, field trips to nuclear and industrial facilities, social events and team projects led by some of the world’s foremost authorities.  These cover the global energy setting and sustainable development, technology innovations, international safety regime, economics and project structuring.  The programme also includes cultural and social events.

Each WNU Summer Institute involves some 70 participants, called Fellows, selected from promising nuclear professionals who have demonstrated strong leadership potential. WNU Fellows become part of an expanding global network of future leaders in the nuclear profession. Since the Summer Institute’s inception in 2005, a total of some 988 Fellows from 81 countries have successfully completed the WNU Summer Institute.

The WNU Summer Institute is organized by the WNU Coordinating Centre in London, in cooperation with the Founding Supporters (IAEA, OECD/NEA, WANO, WNA).

The WNU Summer Institute curriculum provides cutting-edge presentations on the full range of topics relevant to the future of nuclear technology:

♦ Global Setting, including energy supply and demand, global warming and climate change, nuclear technology in sustainable development, new build and key political issues and trends
♦ International regimes, Nuclear Law and 3S, including the international legal framework, safety, security and safeguards implementation aspects and oversights
♦ Nuclear Industry and applications, including the nuclear fuel cycle, production of nuclear energy, and a brief summary of the newest applications of ionizing radiation
♦ Leadership, project management, knowledge management, and communications

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