Summer school “Climate Change Impacts on the MED Agro-Food Chain”


Deadline:  2 June 2019
Open to: international young researchers (MSc, PhD students) from the broader climate, geography, agriculture, nutrition, social sciences, economics disciplines​
Venue: 09–  14  September 2019 ​​in Hessen / Hesse (Germany)

Description

Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (JLU) and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) invite young researchers to the Climate Change Impacts on the MED-Agro-Food Chain summer school. It is an activity of the DAAD partnership project “The Mediterranean Hot-Spot: Challenges and Responses in a Changing Environment”

The Summer School brings together the excellence of research in climatology, geography, ecology, landscape and resource management, nutrition, sociology, agricultural policy and economics. It will serve as a platform of education and knowledge transfer, interaction among disciplines, communication and collaboration between students and renowned scientists.

Through a combination of interdisciplinary keynote plenary lectures, workshops, public lectures and excursions we will learn and discuss about

  • climate change impacts on regional farming systems
  • emergent risks, opportunities and adaptation
  • food security and sustainable food production
  • agricultural policy and economy
  • climate models and crop modelling

​The participants will present posters of their own research and they will develop research proposals in interdisciplinary groups under the umbrella theme “Agro-Food Chain Challenges in the Mediterranean”

Eligibility

The summer school is open to international young researchers (MSc, PhD students) from the broader climate, geography, agriculture, nutrition, social sciences, economics disciplines. Participation is competitive and limited to a maximum of 30.

Cost & Scholarship

The registration fee (150€) covers accommodation, meals and teaching material.

Application

Deadline of application: 2 June 2019

Successful participants will be notified in June 2019

In order to apply, register HERE.

if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact, Stella Dafka styliani.dafka@geogr.uni-giessen.de or Maria Karypidou karypidou@geo.auth.gr 

The official web-page.