13th ESA Training Course
on Earth Observation 2023

18 | 09 | 23  -  22 | 09 | 23
Osijek, Croatia

The purpose of this training course is to train the next generation of Earth Observation scientists in Croatia and beyond.
This training course is organised jointly by the European Space Agency (ESA),  Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek (FERIT), Croatia and Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia (MZO).

The course will be hosted in-person in Osijek, Croatia, from September 18-22, 2023.

  • Participants are expected to be MSc or early PhD students in science or engineering with an interest in remote sensing and/or the topics covered during the course.

  • The number of participants is limited, and application is required.
    The course will be in English.
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • The deadline for the applications is 4 August 2023.
  • The course lasts 5 days and participation is free of charge.

  • Participants are expected to cover their own accommodation, travel and food costs. Please note that ESA cannot provide financial support.

  • Coffee and light snacks will be provided during the breaks and there will also be a social gathering with food.

Participants will be given a hands-on overview of Earth Observation techniques utilising both optical and SAR data. The topics covered will include:

  • Introduction to SAR remote sensing
  • EO for land cover/land use
  • EO for Agriculture
  • EO for Forestry
  • EO for flood mapping
  • Optical and SAR remote sensing for marine applications (biological and oil spill and ship detection)

The teachers for this course will include:

Stephen Clandillon
University of Strasbourg

Michele Claus

Alexander Jacob

Kristof Ostir
University of Ljubljana

Ana Potočnik Buhvald
University of Ljubljana

Training Course Venue


Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
and Information Technology Osijek

Address: Cara Hadrijana 10b, HR-31000 Osijek
Tel: +385 (0) 31 495-400