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Application Information - Registration for 2024 is closed.

Could you be one of the participants in next year´s European Natural Forest School? Read on to find out.

When does it take place?

August 26 – September 06, 2024

Where does it take place?

Lübeck, Germany

Do you have what it takes?

  • Are you a Master student (min. 2nd semester) of forestry,  natural resource management or related studies at a university in Europe  OR a young professional in your early forestry or forest conservation career in Europe?
  • Do you have a good to excellent English proficiency (min. B2)?
  • Are you interested in the conservation of natural temperate forest ecosystems?

How much do you pay?

  • The participation fee for the Summer School is €250 per person. We have some capacities to reduce the fee to €180 for participants who have financial difficulties in raising the amount, especially for students from countries with low and middle-income. Let us know in your application by adding a short, individual justification and, if applicable, a relevant proof.
  • The registration fee includes:
  1. Accommodation for both weeks (12 nights),
  2. Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner on 1st day, dinner on last day,
  3. City tour Lübeck,
  4. Travel expenses during the summer school.
  • Participants are responsible for their own insurance.
  • Please note: If you cancel up to 14 weekdays before arrival, we will refund your deposit in full. In case of a later cancellation, we will keep the deposit as cancellation fee.

The Application period was open until April 30, 2024

Please submit

  • a CV (max. 2 pages in English),
  • a motivation letter (max. 2 pages in English),
  • a transcript of records of your Master’s studies.

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