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.

  • Currently employed in the nuclear sector, with at least 3-4 years of relevant work experience;
  • Master degree in science, engineering or business; or equivalent experience;        
  • Knowledge of nuclear energy fundamentals;
  • Demonstrated academic or professional excellence with two recommendation letters;
  • Maximum age of 40;
  • Proficiency in English, particularly oral communication, which is essential for effective participation in the WNU-SI programme.  
2015 WNU Summer Institute, hosted by the Uppsala University, Sweden

Please see the Announcement here.

There are two different types of applicants:
1) Those seeking IAEA funding – Deadline: 16 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. Please make sure your country is listed in the IAEA directory as available for funding before applying.

2) Those supported by their Company or other sponsors – Deadline: 31 January 2015
The selection of Fellows will be made through a consultation process led by the WNU Coordinating Centre as well.

Applications can be submitted from October 2014 until the deadline. further information on how to apply will be posted soon.

The founding supporters: