The ALTER-Net Summer School
Challenge your knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services
11th ALTER-Net Summer School
"Biodiversity, ecosystem services and sustainable management of socio-ecosystems"
7-17 September 2016
The ALTER-Net Summer Schools provide an innovative atmosphere for thinking about and resolving sustainability challenges, and promote interdisciplinary approaches.
We are delighted to invite applications to our 11th annual Summer School, a unique opportunity for an intensive course on the science, policy and practice of European biodiversity and ecosystem services in the beautiful surroundings of Peyresq, in South-Eastern France.
You will find information about the 2016 Summer School in this section of the website, including how to apply for a place
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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!"
"...a unique opportunity for young European researchers to come together, to focus on interdisciplinary issues and to develop personal networks..."
"A modern-day School of Aristotle, where lecturers learn as much as students - if not more"
"The Summer School provided me a great opportunity for generating and exchanging ideas"
"I have a clearer idea of what I might want to do after my PhD"
"The Summer School exceeded my expectations on course content, practical work, hospitality and social occasions"
"It was awesome!"