The Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area – Yugra is the biggest oil-producing region in Russia. Over 50% of Russian oil is produced here. Along with apparent advantages this arises certain challenges for the region. Ecological problems, damage of lands of traditional farming (reindeer pasturing), migration of population and development of oil and gas sector at the expense of neglecting other industries are on the local agenda of sustainable development in Yugra.
Participants of the summer school will learn about the existing challenges and find out about future of other sectors such as tourism, forestry and agriculture that are being actively developed in Yugra nowadays. The question, which is to be answered during the summer school, is whether the region has future after its oil and gas resources are depleted.
Students from all countries studying ecological management, geography, social science, journalism, anthropology and other are encouraged to apply for participation. Working language is English.
The registration fee is 450 euro per person. This includes:
- accommodation (student dormitory);
- meals;
- tuition fee;
- social and cultural program.
For detail please see the webpage of the school: