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ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network


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Joint Training Activities

Our training activities are currently focussed on our successful annual Summer School



Contact for further information:

Philip Roche, Irstea


ALTER-Net has organised Summer Schools annually since 2006, typically in late August to early September. To date the schools have been held in the remote hill village of Peyresq, Alpes de Haute-Provence, France. The aim of the schools is to contribute to durable integration and spread of excellence within and beyond the network, with a view to promoting interdisciplinary approaches to the study of ecosystems. The Summer Schools provide a unique opportunity to explore interdisciplinary ecosystem research with like-minded post-graduate students, young scientists and expert tutors mostly from Europe.


11th ALTER-Net Summer School, 7-17 September 2016

Group - Summer School 2011Our 2016 Summer School will take place in Peyresq, France. Details coming soon

Have you attended an ALTER-Net Summer School?

LinkedInStudents and tutors of past Summer Schools may wish to join our ALTER-Net Summer School Alumni group on LinkedIn