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The ALTER-Net Summer School

 

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (24/03/2020): 
At the moment, the ALTER-Net Summer School is expected to go ahead as planned. However, we are reviewing the situation closely. Should a change take place, we will announce it here, on our Twitter and Facebook pages, via our e-newsletters, and an email will be sent to all people who have already applied to attend the Summer School.

 

Registration OPEN   |   Join a network for life

 

The 2020 ALTER-Net Summer School will take place in Peyresq, Alpes de Haute-Provence, France
18 - 28 August 2020

Peyresq provides an unparalleled setting for discussing biodiversity loss and conservation; concepts such as ecosystem services, ecosystem service valuation, and nature’s contributions to people; the biodiversity science-policy interface; inter- and trans-disciplinary approaches, and working with stakeholders to foster transformative change. Apply today!

Deadline to apply: 10 April 2020

 

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      What people have said about past Summer Schools

       

      "I went to the Summer School with many questions in my head, but came back with even more... but also with a lot of new friends!"
      - Monika Suškevičs, student in 2014

      "...a unique opportunity for young European researchers to come together, to focus on interdisciplinary issues and to develop personal networks..."
      - Karl Baadsvik, past Summer School organiser

      "A modern-day School of Aristotle, where lecturers learn as much as students - if not more"
      - Summer School tutor

      "The Summer School provided me a great opportunity for generating and exchanging ideas"
      - Monika Suškevičs, student in 2014

      "I have a clearer idea of what I might want to do after my PhD"
      - A past student

      "The Summer School exceeded my expectations on course content, practical work, hospitality and social occasions"
      - A past student

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