The International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA)
2016 Iran ISYA
The 38th International School for Young Astronomers will take place during 21 August - 8 September 2016 in Tehran, Iran. The school is organized jointly by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), School of Astronomy at the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and Astronomical Society of Iran. The aim of the school is to introduce most active astronomical fields to students and to give technical expertise to obtain, reduce and analyze modern astronomical data.
The key topics of the school are:
- Structures and Evolution of Galaxies
- Stellar Evolution
- Planet Formation and Exoplanets
- Observational Techniques
- Data Reduction and Analysis
The school is hosted by School of Astronomy at the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM) located north east of Tehran. IPM's School of Astronomy is the largest institution for Astronomy and Cosmology in Iran. The Iranian National Observatory is also hosted by IPM.