Application and Selection
(1) How to Apply
There is no fee charged for application, registration and participation. If there any questions, please feel free to contact us.
Deadline: 25 April 2023, 24:00 GMT+8
(2) How to ParticipateAll trainees will attend this training course onsite. Please check the epidemic policy of your location before applying.
(3) Selection Procedure
The information filled in the application will be of great help for the selection process. A selection committee will be set-up with a view to select the most qualified early career scientists among applications to attend this training course. The selection process will be done according to the following criteria.
The educational background and/or work experience should be closely related to the topic of the training course.
The current or planned research activities you filled in application should related to the themes of the course.
For a balanced geographical distribution of the trainees, there will be an overall evaluation within the same country, or within the same affiliation.
The financial assistance will be considered mainly from the developing countries.
There will be a slight balance of male and female.
To support the participants from developing countries, a limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants. You will be asked to identify your financial request in the application system. The selection committee will evaluate the application form to decide who will receive the financial assistance.
The course will be conducted in English
Important Time Nodes (GMT+8)
Registration Deadline: 25 April 2023
Decision of trainee list: 15 May 2023
Onsite registration time: 9 July 2023
Training Time: 10-21 July 2023
Since the establishment of the UNESCO/IOC Regional Training and Research Center (RTRC) on Ocean Dynamics and Climate (ODC center), eleven training course have been held, 1221 applications from 69 countries have been received, and 670 participants from 54 countries have been selected for trainings, and the subjects are respectively on Ocean Models (10-16 June 2011), Ocean Dynamics (16-22 July 2012), Air-Sea Interaction and Modeling (12-23 August 2013), Climate Models (3-14 November 2014), Climate Change (7-18 September 2015), Ocean Dynamics and Multi-scales Interaction (5-16 September 2016), Development of Coupled Regional Ocean Models (12-23 June 2017), Ocean Forecast System (2-7 July 2018), Climate Dynamics and Air-sea Interactions (17- 28 June 2019) , Regional Application of Coupled Climate Models (5-16 July 2021) and Prediction and Projection of Climate (22-28 August 2022).