The 39th International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA) 2017 is jointly organized by International Astronomical Union (IAU),the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (NASL), Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute(ESSTI) –Entoto Observatory and Research Center(EORC) and will be conducted from 08-19 May 2017 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. The school lasts for two-weeks and contains a series of lectures on astronomy and astrophysics, along with relevant observational, data reduction techniques and hand on practices.

Conference theme: “Exploring our Universe for the benefit of Humankind”

The fourth Middle East and African IAU Regional meeting (MEARIM), is jointly hosted by Entoto Observatory & Research Center(EORC) and East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD-IAU) and will be Conducted from 22-25 May 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the theme of “Exploring our Universe for the benefit of Humankind” .