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Lichens as a tool for interpretation of environmental changes and management

Schedule: 9:00-12:30 and 14:00-18:00

The program is available here.

Location: Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Departamento de Biologia vegetal

ECTs: This course can have recognition of 6 ECTs for FCUL PhD students enrolling as part of their first doctoral year. For students only requiring 5 ECTs recognized in their specific PhD programs the excursion is not mandatory and the certificate will be on 'Topics in Lichens as a tool for interpretation of environmental changes and management’.

Nº (min, max) students: 10 – 18

Minimum formation: “Licenciatura” (bachelor) in Biology, Natural Sciences or related areas

Language: English

Teachers: Cristina Máguas (Uni. Lisboa), Cristina Branquinho (Uni. Lisboa), Sofia Augusto (Uni. Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona), Laura Concostrina (Uni. Lisboa), Esteve Llop (Uni. Barcelona), Paula Matos (Uni. Lisboa), Silvana Munzi (Uni. Lisboa), Pedro Pinho (Uni. Lisboa).

Fee: free for 1st year PhD students in the Doctoral programs: Biology (FCUL), Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution (UL; UP) and Biology and Ecology of Global Change (UL, UA). 20 € for PhD students from institutions of the PEERS network (Ce3C, CFE); 100 € for FCUL Master students and unemployed; 150 € for BTI, BI and other PhD students; 200 € for Professionals and postdocs.

Deadline for applications: May 1st, 2015

Application: Candidates should send an application including a 1-page CV to

The Environment & Functional Ecology is a research group within CBA, Centre for Environmental Biology