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Office for Young Astronomers

The IAU Office for Young Astronomers (OYA) is a joint project of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) and the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters (NASL).  OYA is a virtual office, with domicile in NASL, in Oslo, Norway.

The primary mission of OYA is to run the IAU programme on International Schools for Young Astronomers (ISYA) established since 1967. ISYA is IAU’s educational and training programme at university level, intended to broaden the participants’ perspective on astronomy by lectures from an international faculty on selected topics of astronomy, seminars, practical exercises and observations, and exchange of experiences. The schools take place in regions where students have less opportunity to be directly exposed to the full extent of up-to-date astrophysics.

Read more about the IAU Office for Young Astronomers (OYA) here







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