Alpine Plant Ecology – Summer School on Alpine Plant Life


Alpine Plant Ecology 2018 Summer School flyer

This graduate course is offered by the University of Basel and the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center (PSC) for advanced biology students with basic plant science training.

Course topics include microclimatology, ecophysiology, biodiversity, reproductive biology, vegetation and ecosystem ecology. The course includes lectures, field excursions and project work. Participation is limited to 24 students. Full board costs are CHF 400 (exclusive travel expenses).

Prof Christian Körner, Prof Jürg Stöcklin, Dr Erika Hiltbrunner (University of Basel) and Prof Jonathan Levine (ETH Zurich)

Location: ALPFOR Alpine Research and Education Station Furka Pass, 2440 m a.s.l., Central Alps of Switzerland

Dates: 15–21 July 2018

Jointly organized by the Zürich-Basel Plant Science Center, the University of Basel and ALPFOR

Number of Participants: Participation is limited to 24 students.

Registration: PhD students register at, at MOnA (Univ. of Basel students) and PSC PhDs at PSC. Pre-registration (with motivation letter) until 28 February 2018. Acceptance information: 9 April 2018, confirmed registration: 31 May 2018.

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