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  • 22 Jun 2017 10:09 PM | Administrator (Administrator)

    Participation in DES-2018 is open to all individuals interested in or working in the fields of earth observation and geo-information science. 

    For all sub-themes, papers for oral presentation, discussion and poster sessions are invited.

    Abstracts received by the deadline will be considered for program placement under the standard peer review process. Late abstracts cannot be accepted due to the large number of submissions and short review schedule.

    For further details go here

    Notification of abstract is 31 October 2017

    Deadline for papers is 31 December 2017

  • 29 May 2017 10:28 PM | Administrator (Administrator)

    The African Union Commission invites proposals from interested and eligible African institutions for the implementation of the GMES & Africa Support Programme.

    The deadline for submission of proposals is Monday, August, 21  2017

    for further details go here

  • 01 May 2017 8:46 PM | Administrator (Administrator)

    AfriGEOSS is offering a limited number of grants to the 2nd Symposium to be held in Ghana from the 13-15 June.

    Grants are intended to support individuals who would not otherwise be able to attend the Symposium.

    The amount of financial support that can be awarded is dependent upon the success of the Symposium fundraising efforts. 

    Please visit the Symposium website

    ​for details on the grant and for the application form.

    The deadline for application is 05-May-2017.

  • 17 Apr 2017 8:36 PM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    We would like to inform you that Climate-KIC has launched Climate-KIC’s Certified Professional pilot phase for “Promoting sustainable innovation”

    The Climate-KIC programme, Certified Professional is an innovative programme to certify future-oriented job competencies in innovation and sustainability. 

    The certificate is set to invigorate the European job market and ultimately facilitate our society’s move towards a more sustainable future. 

    The Climate-KIC programme is now inviting change agents and experts for climate change innovations to have their competencies assessed. 

    Candidates can test their professional achievements for free against a standard developed by a board of leading scholars and practitioners in the field of innovation.


    This is an opportunity to:

    ·  Receive a free appraisal of their job competencies in innovation and sustainability

    ·  Prove their commitment to climate change innovation

    ·  Join a network of international innovation experts

    ·  Help shape a standard of your profession.

    The certification procedure is in English and takes approximately 1 day (written dossier – interview – appraisal by July 2017). 

    The written dossier needs to be submitted by 7 May 2017:

    Visit  for more information.

  • 07 Apr 2017 2:55 PM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    Dear colleagues,


    The 3D geoinformation group ( at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is currently offering a PhD position about the automatic generation of semantic 3D city models from 3D textured meshes.

    The PhD position is funded by the Dutch company CycloMedia ( and by an EU research project ( involving several companies. 

    The PhD student is expected to collaborate with the staff at CycloMedia and other partners of the project.

    For more details about the position, and how to apply (deadline 15 May):

  • 30 Mar 2017 9:05 PM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    Applications from suitably qualified female and male candidates are invited for the position of the next Secretariat Director for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15 May 2017

    Find the full vacancy notice here

  • 26 Mar 2017 9:32 PM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)


    The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security, and Africa (GMES & Africa), is an African Union-European Union joint initiative launched in November 2016 in the Congolese capital, Brazaville. The programm is designed to address the growing needs of African countries to access and use Earth Observation (EO) data for the implementation of sustainable development policies on the continent through the integration and deployment of African requirements and needs in Copernicus Services. This will, in the long run, enable the two continents to jointly solve and address global challenges and contribute to the attainment of their overaching development goals, including the AU Agenda 2063 and the Africa Space Policy and Strategy.

    A key component of the implementation of GMES & Africa is visibility and awareness raising, as well as the creation of an effective brand that will enable and drive the programme’s outreach and advocacy.

    The African Union Commission hereby launches a logo competition for GMES and Africa. The Call for entries is for African youth on the continent and in the diaspora to submit original artwork and concepts to the Science and Technology Division, under the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology. Designs may come in any format, whether they are hand-drawn illustrations or well-polished graphic files.

    The winning design by an African youth will receive a US$1000 prize and letter of recognition by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission.


    We are looking for a logo that captures the essence of Earth Observation, in the context of sustainable development in Africa. 

    Entries will be judged for the style, creativity and impact of a design that can be used easily on related materials. We are looking for conceptual relish and knack, of the submitted logo.

    • Presentation and format characteristics: Logo should be designed on A4 or A3 white paper/fabric. The logo should be simple to reproduce
    • Explanation: The Logo must be expressive and easy to understand and interpret;
    • Jury: A broad-based jury of experts will be constituted to assess the entries and identify a winner
    • Announcement of Winner: The winner will be announced on …, 2017, through the AUC Website and other media channels



    • For quality and adaptability reasons, kindly submit your entry in encapsulated post script.
    • Design entries should include your full name, your age, your nationality (Proof of identity such as a copy of your national ID or passport will be required).
    • Please include a short description in no more than 250 words of how the design represents the subject.
    • Email entries to:


    The competition is open for a period of 30 days (7 March to 6 April 2017). 

    Only African youth on the continent and in the diaspora, between ages 18 and 35 are eligible to submit entries. Females are strongly encouraged to apply. The winner must surrender all rights to the design to the African Union Commission, who will be the sole owner of rights to the design.

  • 25 Mar 2017 11:58 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    The School of International Education of Wuhan University is a specialized school in charge of the enrollment, admission, administrative affairs of the international students, and is also the school of Wuhan University qualified for independent enrollment of Chinese Government Scholarship/ "Study in Wuda" Scholarship of Graduate Program. 

    In order to attract more outstanding students from renowned universities globally, while being supported by Chinese Government and approved by Chinese Scholarship Council, our university would provide full scholarships to excellent students from all over the world for Master’s and Doctoral Programs. 

    Supporting Categories, Duration and Instruction Language

    1. This scholarship only supports master’s students for no more than 3 years or doctoral students for no more than 4 years.

    2. Duration of the scholarship, which covers both major study and Chinese language/preparatory study, as specified in the Admission        Letter, cannot be extended in general.

    3. Scholarship students can register for either Chinese-taught program or English-taught program if applicable. can help you find your interested program and information. 

    Eligibility of applicants

    1. Full time Master and Doctoral Program applicants of non-Chinese nationality and in good health; 

    2. Applicants who apply for a master degree should be under 35 years old and have a bachelor's degree; 

    3. Applicants who apply for a doctoral degree should be under 40 years old and have a master's degree; 

    4. This program generally does not support registered students who are studying in China. 

    Applicants who have already completed degree study in China should graduate for more than 1 year. 

    Scholarship coverage and criteria


    1. Tuition waiver; 

    2. Accommodation; 

    3. Living allowance: (PHD 3500RMB/per month, Master 3000RMB/per month); 

    4. Medical insurance.

     More details could be found at 

    Procedure of application


    1. Register and submit your online application at the CSC Online Application System for International Students at Wuhan University code is 10486. Download and print a hard copy of the completed “Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship”. 

    2. Register and submit your online application at Wuhan University Online Application System for International Students at, submit online the completed “Application Form for International Scholars and Students of Wuhan University” and other application documents required as follows, download and print a hard copy of the completed application form. 

    3. Send 2 sets of the necessary documents as below to Wuhan University by DHL or EMS.

    The application documents should be bound according to the following order.

    Application documents (all in duplicate) 

    1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship(written in Chinese or English), the form should be signed. 

    2. Application Form for International Scholars and Students of Wuhan University(written in Chinese or English), the form should be signed. 3. Notarized highest diploma(degree certificate) and transcripts: to be issued directly by the educational administration office of the school/university, with an official stamp. Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status, expected degree certificate and graduation date. 

    Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations. (Bachelor’s Degree diploma is required for master programs and Master’s Degree diploma is required for doctoral programs);

     4. Study Plan, 800 words or above, written in Chinese or in English; 

    5. Two Recommendation Letters from either professors or associate professors, in Chinese or English; 

    6. Scanned copy of valid passport; 

    7. Foreigner Physical Examination Form(photocopy),filled in English or Chinese .The Physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months. Please keep the original copy of the Form for the school registration. 

    8. Valid HSK certificate( if available), as for Non-native English applicants, valid English level certificate is required if applying for English taught program (e. g TOEFL or IELTS). 

    9. Acceptance Letter from the professor of Wuhan University(if available).

     Please note

    1. All documents should be submitted in two hard copies by DHL or EMS (The diploma and transcripts should be original or notarized ones). 

    2. Each set of documents should be bound in above-mentioned order, the un-completed application documents or wrong university code information will not be accepted. 

    3. Whether accepted or not, the documents will never give back. Application date: From February 10 to March 31 The qualified Applicants will be informed of the evaluation result around the beginning of May, and the final result of scholarship winners will be informed in the middle of June. 

    The official admission document will be delivered from late June. Others: 

    1. scholarship will not be reserved if the scholarship recipient cannot register before the registration deadline. 

    2. Scholarship students must take an annual evaluation; 

    3.Scholarship students shall not change their host university, field of study, or duration of study unless they give up the grant.

    Contact information:

    Post Address: Ms. Yuan Quan, 1101 Office, Admission office of School of International Education, Wuhan University, Hubei Province, P. R. China Post code: 430072 

    Tel: 0086-27-68753912

    Fax: 0086-27-87863154 


    Website for application step 1/scholarship information: 

    Website for application step 2/program information:

  • 25 Mar 2017 7:32 AM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    The GeoInformatics Summer School offers motivated university

    students and graduates an international and strongly academic

    summer session where outstanding lecturers and young talents

    meet to explore new ideas.

    GeoInformatics Summer School 2017

    will be organized on May 28-June 9 with courses covering

    fundamental concepts, methodologies, and technologies in

    Advanced Topics on Remote Sensing, 3D Modeling and

    Ubiquitous Positioning.

    There will be no study fees. Local accommodation and meals subsidy will be provided. Overseas students can apply for the travel grant with a limitation of 2000RMB.


    Important Dates 

    Registration Deadline: April 20, 2017 

    Registration Confirmation: April 30, 2017

    Camp Date: May 28-June 9, 2017 


    • State Key Lab of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (Wuhan University) 
    • Collaborative Innovation Center of Geospatial Technology
    • Wuhan University-TU Delft Joint Research Centre on Spatial Information 
    • Joint International Research Laboratory of Geospatial Information Science, MOE
    • ISPRS Technical Commission WG V/4


    Ms. GUAN, Lin 

    Tel: +86-27-68778525 


    Postal: LIESMARS, 129 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, P.R. China, 430079

    Our Web 

    For detailed information, please refer to:

  • 07 Feb 2017 10:35 PM | AARSE Admin (Administrator)

    Helicampro, a small medium enterprise based in Bergamo-Italy

    (, which designs, manufactures and operates remotely piloted airplane systems with a maximum take-off weight of almost 25 kilos, out of which 12 kilos of payload, is going to apply to the following H2020 call for proposals in order to study new possible applications for agriculture monitoring:



    They  are already working with an important Research Center from South Africa and  are looking for new partners to involve in the Consortium. Interested parties can contact Roberto Foraboschi at


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