Biodiversity Synthesis
calendar_month 28 Sep 2015, 00:00
The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv),an international hub for biodiversity science, will organize its firstsummer school Biodiversity Synthesis from 23 to 29 August 2015 inLeipzig, Germany.The summer school gives 20 young scientists the opportunityto interact with the various biodiversity research groups at iDiv.Mirroring our range of expertise, we will focus on a different scaleevery day, starting from molecular level and finishing to ecosystems.The programme will consist of keynote lectures, hands-on exercises,discussions, excursions, participant presentations, as well as groupwork around the theme of biodiversity synthesis. Excursions will beorganised to our biodiversity platforms and to interesting locationsaround Leipzig!The application deadline for the course is Sunday, 26 April 2015.

Course leader
The lead teacher of the summer school is Jonathan Chase, iDivProfessor and leader of the research group in Biodiversity Synthesis.Other lecturers will include senior scientific staff at iDiv, as well asvisiting speakers.

Target group
The summer school is aimed mainly at PhD students working onbiodiversity topics, but also applications from advanced master'slevel students and early-stage post-doctoral researchers will beconsidered.

Fee info
EUR 0: Due to financial support from our partners, the participants are only expected to pay a registration fee of EUR 150.00 per applicant. This covers the costs of teaching and materials, coffee breaks, lunch, field visits and the cultural programme. Each applicant is expected to cover the costs of their travel, accommodation and evening meals (except when costs are covered as part of the summer school programme).

Thanks to financial support from the German AcademicExchange Service (DAAD), we are able to grant funding for teninternational participants.

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Address: Biology / Biodiversity Research, Deutscher Platz 5e
Postal code: 04103 Leipzig
City: Leipzig
Country: Germany
Phone: +49 341 9733126