The Catania Astrophysical Observatory is one of the twelve observatories which together with some former CNR Institutes, forms the Italian National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF). The Observatory carries out researches and studies in the field of Astronomy and Astrophysics and performs an instensive educational program both for schools and public. The privileged geographical position in Catania, a sunny town in Southern Italy (Sicily) at the feet of Mt. Etna (3340 m. a.s.l.), the largest active volcano in Europe, has made possible an almost 100-year long uninterrupted patrol of the solar activity, which is still carried out today.
The University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (Haute Ecole Spécialisée-Suisse Occidentale: HES-SO) has over ten campuses in the French speaking part of Switzerland. A total of 16'000 students are currently studying at the HES-SO, which offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Engineering, Business and Management, Healthcare, Design and Art, Social sciences and others. The main mission of HES-SO is to provide applied professional science-based education and carry out R&D activities with tight partnership with industry and SMEs. hepia - haute écoles du paysage, d'ingénierie et d'architecture de Genève - is part of the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO).
The University of Seville is an institution that provides the public service of superior education by means of studies, teaching, and research, as well as the generation, development and diffusion of knowledge to serve citizens and society. It is the main public university in Andalusia, with the highest number of students. It is a great team of more than 70000 members. More than 500 years of experience in knowledge management, with studies adapted to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). More closely knit than ever due to our clear commitment to new technologies and communication.Committed to quality and excellence. With the European Certificate of Quality for the EFQM model of Excellence, and distinction as a Campus of International Excellence. Closely linked to the history of Seville and Andalusia, the University of Seville combines the values of tradition with being an innovative institution of quality and excellence. It is a university as cutting edge and cosmopolitan as the city of Seville itself. Visit us at http://www.us.es/eng