Academic Council and Board of Trustees give ISU’s future direction

The ISU Board of Trustees convened the 60th meeting of its history on 27 and 28 February 2019 at Central Campus in Strasbourg, gathering some twenty leaders from across the space enterprise in academia, government agencies and industry.

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The Emirates fly to Space with ISU: lift-off from Adelaide, Australia

The four graduating students from the United Arab Emirates were proud to see the Director General of the UAE's Space Agency, Dr. Al Ahbabi speaking at the Closing Ceremony on 15 February at the University of South Australia (UniSA) in Adelaide.

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The Breakthrough Foundation’s Starshot Project Revealed To SHSSP19

The final event in the public lecture series of ISU’s and UniSA’s Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program SHSSP19 was delivered by Brigadier General Sir Pete Worden (USAF Ret.) of the Breakthrough Foundation. His marquee project, Starshot, was revealed to an excited audience.

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Designed for students looking for the competitive edge that will help them obtain a career in the space sector, professionals interested in making a career move into or within the space sector, and researchers wishing to broaden their knowledge or make the move from academic life into the space industry.

Space Studies Program

Two-month course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines. The curriculum covers the principal space related fields, both non-technical and technical. The shared experience of an international, interactive working environment is an ideal networking forum leading to the creation of an extensive, international, multidisciplinary professional network.

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Intensive five week, live-in experience built around an international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary educational philosophy for which ISU is renowned. The program provides a multidisciplinary understanding of the key activities and areas of knowledge required by today’s space professions.

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Provides an overview of space-related subjects for professionals of diverse backgrounds, including marketing, finance, law & contracts management. Professionals leave with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to communicate more effectively with their technical colleagues.

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The International Space University (ISU) in Strasbourg is world-renowned as a unique institution providing graduate-level training to future leaders of the global space community.

Thanks to its interdisciplinary and intercultural approach, the quality of ISU's alumni is recognized throughout the space sector where they are widely sought for a variety of roles.

Beyond this de facto recognition by the space community, ISU is also pursuing formal international professional recognition as an Institute and is very pleased to announce that a further step in this direction has been achieved through its election to membership of EURASHE, the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education, from 1 July 2015.

EURASHE is an organisation for entities that offer professionally orientated programs and are engaged in applied and profession-related research within the European Bologna framework.
Members of EURASHE are national associations of higher education institutions and individual institutions, such as universities, (university) colleges and universities of applied sciences, as well as other professional associations and stakeholder organizations active in the field of higher education.

This achievement is an important one for ISU and links synergistically to the university's ongoing accreditation process as mandated by its Board of Trustees. ISU President Walter Peeters said "We are pleased and honored by this recognition and anticipate working with our new EURASHE colleagues to further strengthen ISU as we go forward."

Further information about EURASHE: www.eurashe.eu

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