2023 NEREC Summer Fellows Program

In March 2014, the Korean government established an academic think tank called “Nuclear Non-Proliferation Education & Research Center (NEREC)” at KAIST to undertake education and research to foster international nuclear non-proliferation conducive to peaceful use of nuclear technology.

As a major part of the Center’s annual activities, NEREC runs “Summer Fellows Program” for undergraduate and graduate students. For the last 9 years, around 232 students from 95 universities in 47 countries had a wonderful summer time by studying and doing research on nuclear nonproliferation and experiencing Korean culture. We would love to meet another batch of excellent students this summer.

The 2023 NEREC Summer Fellows Program, the 10th in its series, will be held as follows:

o  Period : July 10 to August 11, 2023 (5 weeks, OFFLINE program)

 Place: KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea

 Activities: Lectures on Nuclear energy and Nonproliferation,Group research, Field studies in Korea, Participation and poster presentation at the NEREC Conference on Nuclear Nonproliferation and Korean cultural events

o   Benefits: Lodging & Meals for 5 weeks and all costs related to field trips and Conference participation (approximately USD 3,500 per person)

Here are the program announcement, travel grant form, and application form. The application deadline is March 10, 2023.

More about NEREC below:

Nuclear Nonproliferation Education and Research Center (NEREC) of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), established in April 2014, is currently the sole university organization for nuclear non-proliferation research and training. The center has been run as a think tank undertaking education and research to foster global nuclear non-proliferation conducive to peaceful use of nuclear technology. The Center has three objectives:

(1) to train and nurture non-proliferation human resources,
(2) to conduct non-proliferation policy research combining technical expertise and policy insights, and
(3) to engage in discussions on the peaceful use of nuclear technology and various aspects of nuclear non-proliferation.

– Website – http://nerec.or.kr
– YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKfSZGGzVlOOshBLP-PsncQ
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/kaistnerec/
– Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/nerec_kaist/


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