How to apply

The WNU Summer Institute programme is designed to expand participants’ horizons across the full spectrum of issues surrounding nuclear energy. Built on a foundation of instruction from some of the world's foremost leaders in science, engineering and the global environment, the programme is augmented by team-building exercises and a week-long technical tour of nuclear and related facilities.


Applicants must provide evidence of meeting all the following requirements, and send two recommendation letters together with the application form to wnu@world-nuclear-university.org

    • Master degree in science, engineering or business; or equivalent experience;
    • Several years of experience in government or in the nuclear industry;
    • Knowledge of nuclear energy fundamentals;
    • Demonstrated academic or professional excellence;
    • Maximum age of 37, with exceptions to be considered on the basis of unusual merit;
    • Proficiency in English, particularly oral communication, which is essential for effective participation in the WNU-SI programme (IELTS level 6 or equivalent) 
       
2015 WNU Summer Institute

Announcement will be made in September 2014.   

There are two different types of applicants:
1) The IAEA funded – Deadline end November 2014
The selection of Fellows will be made through a consultation process, led by the WNU Coordinating Centre. The short-listed applications will then be submitted to the IAEA for further reviewing and a final decision. The IAEA usually supports between 10 and 12 candidates every year and the selection process can be lengthy.

2) The Company/sponsor funded – Deadline end January 2015
The selection of Fellows will be made through a consultation process, led by the WNU Coordinating Centre as well. This process usually takes between 4 to 6 weeks.



The founding supporters: