JAMAICA, Kingston (12 June 2015)  As part of its training proposal and in line with its contract with the International Seabed Authority for the exploration for polymetallic sulphides, the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources of the Federal Republic of Germany (BGR) is offering training opportunities in its 2015-2016 at-sea exploration training programme for six trainees from developing States. 

Interested applicants must submit the Application form [ docx | pdf ], together with the completed Nomination Form docx | pdf ] via email to training@isa.org.jm.  The candidates will be selected by the Legal and Technical Commission during the 21st Session of the Authority in July 2015.

The training programmes are planned between October and December in 2015 (cruise INDEX2015, 2 Legs, with one trainee on each leg) and between January and February 2016 (cruise INDEX2016 for four trainees).

BGR will cover the cost of international travel expenses (economy), local travel, accommodation in Hannover, and a daily allowance according to the current official travel cost regulations in Germany.

For more details download the flyer or visit the ISA/BGR training webpage