Summer Sci-Tech Academy

Summer Sci-Tech Academy

“Science the future”

July 17 - 30, 2022

Program Duration: 2 weeks (July 17-30):

  • 1st module  – Robotics (Electronics and Robotics); 
  • 2nd module – Science (Chemistry and Physics).

The program is designed for 14 to 17-year-old students with an interest in science and technology 

Location: American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria 
Language: English

A One-of-a-Kind Scientific Summer Experience

Want to set the grounds of your career in science and technology? Establish a sci-tech startup that can revolutionize whole industries? Join the next generation of tech entrepreneurs and science explorers? The Sci-Tech Academy will help you do all that by paving the way for your technological and scientific career, and introducing you to astonishing scientific experiments and technological installations.

Here are just a few examples of the things you will be doing during the two-week academy: 

- Exploring the night sky with our big dobsonian telescope; 

- Defining the trajectory of a potato by shooting it from our potato gun;

 - Developing programming code and creating smart devices; 

- Going on a field trip to some of Sofia’s leading scientific companies;

 - Networking with the next generation of sci-tech leaders. 

The American University in Bulgaria and University for Kids have joined forces to offer an unmatched summer experience where you can explore your love for science while making new friends and collecting unforgettable summer memories. Set in the beautiful AUBG campus in Blagoevgrad, the Sci-Tech Academy will enhance your scientific intuition and introduce you to the exciting world of technology and scientific discoveries. Entirely practice-oriented, the academy will take place in the well-equipped physics and technology labs at AUBG and will offer an array of hands-on exercises, fascinating experiments and inspiring teamwork projects.  

Why Join the Sci-Tech Academy  

Unique learning experience: practice-oriented experiential learning that’s both effective and fun; 
Strong networking: You will get to meet like-minded students from all over the world, network and make new friendships; 
Future prospects: The experience at the academy will give you a strong advantage when applying to university or looking for a career in the sci-tech field; 
Soft skills development: In addition to expanding your knowledge in science and technology, at the academy, you will also get many opportunities to build on your interpersonal skills, critical thinking abilities and entrepreneurial mindset. 
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