Announcement: 6th Oukaimeden International School for Astrophysics (OISA)

Sixth Oukaimeden International School for Astrophysics (OISA) will take place in Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco from Friday, July 1 to Thursday, July 7, 2022. OISA is the Laboratory of High EnergyPhysics and Astrophysics (LPHEA) and the Oukaimeden Observatory propose a thematic doctoral school. This edition will be organizein the framework of VIRL-UOS project, a cooperation program between Antrewp University (Belgium) and Cadi AyyadUniversity (Morocco). hool covers
the following fields:
● Spectroscopy of variable stars
● Near Earth Objects spectroscopy
● Radial Velocity for exoplanets
● Spectroscopy instrumentation
● Workshops of data processing

Pre-registration is now open:
Important Dates & deadlines:
Pre-registration: 15 May 2022
Registration: 15 June 2022


OISA2022 will be held at Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco
More details will follow on our next

The summer school fee is 300 EUR per participant. The fee covers registration, school material, lunches and coffee breaks during the winter school days, shuttle bus services. The fee does not cover accommodation, telecommunications usage, private transport, or any other personal expenses. Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received.

Financial Support:
There will be a limited number of support grants available for participants attending
OISA. They will be assigned based on the financial need and scientific merit of the candidates
In order to qualify for financial support, the applicant must provide and submit the following information:
– A full CV (Education, Professional experience, and Selected publications if any)
– Short motivation statement (explain your expectations from attending OISA)
– At least two signed recommendation letters
– Any evidence of partial support to cover travel and/or accommodation expenses. VISA: Check the following website for VISA requirements to enter Morocco

Prof. Abdelmajid Benhida at:
Pr. Benkhaldoun Zouhair: