2007 Annual Conference

Topic: Design and Functioning of International Forestry Curricula: Considerations and Experiences

August 29th - 30th, 2007 in Freiburg, Germany

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About the Conference



Moderators: Paavo Pelkonen and Pieter Schmidt
Paavo Pelkonen, University of Helsinki: Welcome by the SILVA Network President
Siegfried Lewark, University of Freiburg: Welcome for the Faculty
Jan Steen,Wageningen University: "Recent experiences and results with ICA's Quality Assurance (QA) work
Stephan Bonn, Technical University Dresden: "Forestry education at university level qualifying for the job
Lauri Valsta, University of Helsinki: "Development of the International MSc programmes in Forestry at the University of Helsinki
Niels Strange, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen: "Experiences from two Erasmus Mundus MSc Courses within Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) and Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (SUFONAMA)"
Till Westermayer, University of Freiburg: "From homogeneity to diversity: some thoughts on the challenge of teaching heterogeneous groups


Susan Seehusen (past IFSA President), Ernst van der Maaten (Wageningen University), Siegfried Lewark (IUFRO education group): "Experiences in International Master Programmes in forestry and natural resource management in Europe

14:00 - 15:00: Working groups

15:30 - 18:30:

Moderators: Gerhard Müller-Starck and Dianne Wästerlund
Heiner Schanz, University of Freiburg: "Educating leadership for sustainable environment"
Sophie Pahlmann, Technische Universität München: "Bachelor and Master in the Field of Forest Science: Curriculum Design and Career Opportunities
Alexandre Bernhardi Koehler (PhD Student presenter), University of Freiburg: "International summer schools at the faculty of forestry and environmental sciences as a stepstone to PhD
Marion Jay (Student presenter), University of Freiburg: "Double diploma Freiburg/Nancy – success till today – perspectives for the future
Michael Mussong, Alfred Schultz, Martin Welp, University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde: "International Master programs in Eberswalde – programs and experiences
Hubert Merkel, Thorsten Gaertig, University of Applied Sciences, HAWK Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen: "Summerschools for Students from Nepal - A nucleus for the development of International Master programmes
Martin Ziesak, Peter Biber, Michael Weber, Technische Universität München: "Summer Schools at the Technische Universität München: Experiences and Recommendations


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