Spend your summer in Spain working on a research project! Experience a different culture through studying abroad while focusing on a project that will be mentored by one of the top researchers in your field. Not sure what summer research program is best for you? We can help you find the program that best fits your needs. Over the course of the summer you will have the opportunity to explore hypothesis driven research, investigate, learn to work with other group members, and present your final observations in an intelligent thought provoking manner. The STEM summer research program in Granada is hosted by the Andalusian Center for Environmental Research, focusing on studies into the Physics of the Atmosphere. It is best-suited for physics, mathematics, and environmental science students. The 6-credit intensive research experience is accompanied by 6 credits-worth of Spanish to be taken at the Centro de Lenguas Modernas for a total of 12 credits. You will meet with your research mentor to discuss your proposal before arriving in Spain, and full project descriptions are available upon request.
All research is conducted in English. Some basic conversational Spanish is helpful to navigate daily life in Granada, though is not a prerequisite for participation.
This is particularly beneficial if you are aiming for graduate school in a scientific discipline.
You will have in-depth discussions with your research mentor before arriving in Spain to begin work on your proposal.
Prior project examples include: On the relationship between air pollution and noise levels in the Granada Urban Area; Can pollen particle matter be monitored by Sun-Photometric Techniques?; Atmospheric particles influence on clouds: Why are those clouds there?
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