Call for applications to the Biodiversity summer school in Macaé, Brazil

The University of Stavanger and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro invite Master and PhD students to apply for joining the summer school Biodiversity: Towards sustainable use of the environment Summer school in Macaé, Brazil 22nd – 27th June 2020.

This year marks the third annual biodiversity summer school in Macaé, Brazil. 


Learning outcomes:

  1. To understand the concepts of sustainability and biodiversity

  2. Awareness about conservation and ecological management

  3. Overview of methodologies: from molecules to ecosystems

  4. Introductory knowledge of environmental and natural resource economics

  5. Outline of social, economic and legal institutions for the protection of biodiversity and use of natural resources



The school takes place in Macaé at the Institute of Biodiversity and Sustainability (NUPEM), a multidisciplinary research centre of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.



A scholarship is available for Master and PhD students from the University of Stavanger and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Funding aims to cover transportation to the school location, housing and meals. Students from other institutions can apply to join the school without scholarship.


How to apply:

Send a short application letter, 1 reference letter and your CV (max 1 page) to Prof. Daniela M. Pampanin,, by 31st January, 2020.


The detailed program will soon be available on the university web pages and on the NorBra2020 Facebook page.