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Extension of application deadline to Friday 23 June 2017 12:00 CET

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International Forestry and Global Issues


From September 25th to 29th, 2017

AgroParisTech, downtown Nancy, France   


There are many important global challenges and international political developments influencing the future of forests and forest management. Important examples are the political will to enhance Bio-Economy in Europe, the Convention on Biological Diversity, international initiatives to reduce deforestation, Risks of Climate Change and related negotiations around carbon emissions and sinks, and many other international and national regulations and programs. The training course will address these challenges with the objective to provide an up to date overview and background information about their impact on forests, forestry and forest policy. The course will include lectures, a field day, interactive discussions, and group work.


  • Pablo Andrés-Domenech (Laboratory of Forestry Economy (LEF), AgroParisTech – INRA, Nancy, France)
  • Dr. Carol Grossmann (Forest Research Institute of Baden-Wuerttemberg (FVA), Freiburg, Germany)

Target Group: This course is specifically developed for and targeted at PhD researchers and young researchers working on forest and tree related topics but coming from different backgrounds (social sciences, biology, ecology, economics, forest sciences, and others). Highly motivated Master students are welcome to apply, too.

Participants: limited to 30 participants

Lecturers: Professors and senior scientists from AgroParisTech, INRA; University of Freiburg, University of Helsinki, the Forest Research Institute of Baden-Wuerttemberg FVA, cooperating with the European Forest Institute (EFI).

Registration: Now open, click here to register.