Intensive Programmes and Summer Schools

Spend a different summer - study ELLSwhere!

  • Earn academic credits in breathtaking natural environments!
  • Combine theoretical input with practical field work!
  • Get to know other students in your field from all over the world!
  • Enjoy social activities in an open, diverse and new environment!

Application for Summer Schools: In general, the application form for short term programmes is sent directly to the course coordinator. You find deadlines and further details of the application procedure, contact addresses and the application form in the course description. Important: Please inform the International Relations Office or the ELLS secretariat of your home university about your application.

Financial support: Some ELLS universities provide scholarships for participants of ELLS summer schools. Please address the ELLS IRO member of your home university

Recognition: The mutual recognition of joint ELLS programmes is generally agreed by the ELLS partner universities if the course fits into the individual study programme. In case of problems please contact the ELLS Secretariat.

Pathogens, Parasites and their Hosts: Ecology, Molecular Interaction and Evolution
9 - 27 July 2018, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Summer School in Bioeconomy
3 - 14 September 2018, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

Conservation and restoration of wetland habitats in the national parks and Natura2000 areas
2 - 13 July 2018, WULS-SGGW, Warsaw, Poland

Soil and Water - Intensive PhD course
9 - 22 July 2018, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Genomics for Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
19 - 25 August 2018, WULS-SGGW, Warsaw, Poland

Agri-Environmental management in food production landscapes
20 - 31 August 2018, Lincoln University, New Zealand

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Mediterranean Diet: from Genes to Health
24 June - 5 July 2018, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment, Rehovot,  Israel

Conflicting demands in European Forests; a wicked problem?
26 June - 1 July 2018, SLU, Sweden

CO2 and Heavy Metal Research in the Field and in the Lab
11 - 15 June, Sienna, Italy
25 - 29 June, Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

Animal Breeding and Genetics
20 - 31 August, WUR,  Wageningen University

Information Technologies and Expert Systems in Plant Protection
10 - 16 June 2018, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Plant Protection Biology
20 - 31 August 2018, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp Campus


Regional Development Perspectives for Sustainable Future
2 - 6 July 2018, WULS-SGGW, Warsaw, Poland

Look here for further summer schools offered by individual ELLS universities