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Terms of admission

SACS is intended for researchers, practitioners, civil servants and advanced post-graduate students. An academic background corresponding to Bachelor degree or higher is required, and applicants are requested to submit their Curriculum Vitae, a Personal Statement and two Reference Letters.

The deadline for submitting an application for admission to the 2016 Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf is 1 March 2016..

Applications must be submitted to sacs(at)


Full participation will qualify for 5 ECTS points. 

Participation fee

€ 500, covering lessons, lunch and dinner throughout the weekdays during the seminar, a one-day field trip on Sunday 19 June, and the Academy dinner on Saturday 25 June.

Participants with special financial needs can apply for funding covering parts of their travelling costs. Yet, applicants should know that the availability of such funding is limited.