2007 Annual Conference
Topic: Design and Functioning of International Forestry Curricula: Considerations and Experiences
August 29th - 30th, 2007 in Freiburg, Germany
About the Conference
ANNUAL MEETING WITHIN THE ICA WEEK OF CONFERENCES, August 29th till August 30th 2007
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"
12:00-12:30: IFSA - IUFRO STUDENT FORUM
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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