As a PhD-student you can apply if you are in your last year of your research career and have not been awarded a doctoral degree. Your studies should be targeted towards for example metallurgy, high-strength steel materials or stainless steel.

In order to successfully complete participation in the colloquium you must have the ability to present current research achievements both in the context of a poster session and in the context of oral presentations in plenum in front of an audience of professional research engineers and scientists.

  • You are required to fill in the application form and submit an abstract describing your current research before Monday, April 24, 2017.
  • Invited participants, selected based on the quality and relevance of their research, must fill in the final application form and pay the registrant fee on SEK 3 400 (approx. EUR 340) before Monday, May 22, 2017.
  • You are expected to provide a poster in A1-format for the poster session. We will be happy to print the poster for you if you submit it no later than Monday, June 5, 2017.

Print the Invitation here!




What last years's participants say about NSCAS

Leading pioneers of worldwide steel industry
"NSCAS not only enriched my knowledge of steel, but also provided a chance to see the special and successful secret of Swedish steel industry."

Tradition and sustainability
"I think we can learn a lot from the Swedish, cities. They take advantage of all resources and preserve the environment as much as possible."

"Interesting to see how women plays a very important role in the Swedish industry and society."

Communication of Technology
"The biggest benefit from this summer school is the improvement of scientific communication skill which makes my research understandable and interesting."

Exchange knowledge
"Valuable to meet friends from universities all over the world. Share each other’s research work, exchange our ideas, learn from each other and open up our minds."

Interesting and educating
"In my opinion the best thing about this week has been gaining new contacts and new ideas for my studies."

ndustrial competence
"It has been highly interesting and useful for us to get to understand what kind of knowledge various companies needs."

Nice atmosphere
"I really enjoyed the visit to the copper mine in Falun. Interesting stories and legends from the mine and interesting to know were the metallurgy business in Sweden started."

An excellent opportunity to see the Swedish leading steel companies
"We had an excellent opportunity to see the leading Swedish steel companies. It was great to learn and hear their applications and products."

A total success
"The wear lecture was a total success on my point of view."

I have been able to learn
"During this week I have been able to learn more about the research topics and needs of the steel industry that often involve practical problems."

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