The course aims at advanced doctoral students in Oceanography, Biology, Environmental Science, Physics, Ecology or related topics, who have completed most of their course requirements, and young scientists who have recently completed their doctoral degree. Prospective students must submit an abbreviated CV (maximum 4 pages) and a short statement (maximum one page) explaining why they are interested in participating in the Colloquia and how they think it will benefit their research.

The Academical Committee will make the final selection based on your CV and your researchers interests.

Registration Fee

There is a fee 450(euro) per person which includes all educational and scientific activities as well as the ice-breaker event, one ice-break-meals and the closing dinner. The course will provide all lecturing and research facilities to the participating students.

The fee does not include the accommodation or meals expenses which need to be taken care individually.


There are two full fellowships to students from developing countries, which include all the educational and social activities.
Note: if you are applying for a fellowship, you must include a reference letter with your cover letter.

10% discount for BIB members, SCB members (Societat Catalana de Biologia), ISOP members and ISME members.
20% discount for ICM members.
Indicate if you qualify for any of the discounts in the registration form.


A maximum of 25 participants will be accepted. Prospective participants should request admission to the Colloquia, through its web page. Applications will be accepted until the 10 May 2018 (the final resolution will be notified by 14 May 2018).

Accepted participants are expected to pay the admission fee no later than 30 May 2018. Students not paying at this time will be replaced by a student from the reserve list.

Please, fill the Registration Form and attach your Curriculum Vitae or Resume and your Cover Letter.

If you have any question, contact us:

The final list of participating students will be published by 5 June 2018. The students will be structured into 4 groups (one group per topic), with a lecturer and assistant providing support to each group. Instructions will be provided for lecturers and students to prepare their working group for the colloquium.

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Attach your Curriculum vitae or Resume, please

Attach your Cover letter or Motivation letter, please

Attach your Reference letter, please (if you are applying for a fellowship)



The Organizing Committee shall return the 50% of the Registration Fee if the student cancels the attendance to the Summer Colloquia before the 15 June 2018. After this date, the Organizing Committee shall will not return the Registration Fee.