Science Communication 2021

Place of Study: ITMO University

Language: English

Duration: July 2021

Outcome: 2 ECTS per week, ITMO Official Certificate

Deadline: June 1, 2021

Fees: 12,000 RUB (~150 euro)

Two tracks are open for application: «Climate communication and sustainability» and «Science communication in Life Sciences».

The school will consist of lectures, workshops, field trips and will cover:

  • Basics of science communication
  • Talking science with media and presenting science in social media
  • Popular science texts – how to make your research understandable for everybody
  • Science podcasts 
  • Science visualization and storytelling 
  • Talking about immunization and vaccination


We expect students and young researchers who want to gain confidence in their communication efforts, understand how to promote their research via media and popular science events, and how to speak about controversial scientific issues to the general public. The working language of the summer school is English.