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The International Space University develops the future leaders of the world space community by providing interdisciplinary educational programs to students and space professionals in an international, intercultural environment.
The resident faculty at ISU are engaged in a variety of research programs, from social and economic research to the preparation of deep space exploration to the study of the Universe.
Since its founding in 1987, ISU has graduated more than 4600 students from over 105 countries. Together with hundreds of ISU faculty and lecturers from around the world, ISU alumni comprise an extremely effective network of space professionals and leaders that actively facilitates individual career growth, professional activities and international space cooperation.
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The Library, which was officially created at ISU during summer 1995, was the successor to several boxes of books which used to travel from one SSP to the other. In 2002, the Library was transfered to ISU central campus building.
ISU is located in Strasbourg, Alsace, in North East France, and is bordered by the Rhine River to the East, the Vosges mountains to the West, the German plain to the North and the Territoire de Belfort to the South.
Strasbourg is the European Capital and lies along the Rhine River, the natural border between France and Germany. It is home of the Council of Europe, the European Parliament and the European Court of Human Rights. The city numbers approximately 256,000 inhabitants with a further 200,000 inhabitants in the suburbs which make up the Strasbourg Urban Community.
Disciplines taught: space engineering, space sciences, human performance in space, space applications, space management, business, space policy, economics, space law, and humanities. Hands-on workshops in space robotics, ice cubes microgravity experiments, impact cratering, concurrent design, mitigation of space debris, CubeSat mission design, futures studies, governance...