Keep Calm and Split Atoms

General description

Do you want to get involved in the future of global energy generation? Want to find out how a nuclear plant works? Ever wondered what happens with nuclear waste?

Welcome on board this course where you will discover and discuss how you will charge your smartphone, power your computer to browse 9gag and keep your beer cold in the fridge in the future.

Join us and learn all about nuclear and renewable energies!
Visit an eolic park and a nuclear plant, learn from the experts in the field, have thrilling debates and become the next Nikola Tesla of the world of energy.

All of this while discovering the magical and sunny city of Barcelona with its beaches and its traditional sangria. Bring your smile, open your mind and set up your mood on the positive wave.

Don't think twice and Go Nuclear!

Wanna know more about us and about our city? Visit the course website!

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Control Engineering/Systems engineering , Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering , Industrial Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Power Engineering
Content and topics:
Applications of sustainable energies and technologies, use and operation of nuclear plants, electrical generation, renewable electricity sources.
Learning goals and objectives:
At the end of the course students will gain knowledge about types of electricity generation sources such as nuclear and renewables energies, obtaining a critical view of them.
Examination type:
Written exam or case study/presentation at the end of the course.
ECTS credits issued:

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation Letter and answers to the questions.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Participants will be hosted in a hostel near the centre of Barcelona.
Will have 3 meals per day, at least one of them warm.
Public transportation during the stay in Barcelona and a private bus for the weekend trip.