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Application Information

Could you be one of the participants in the 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 (minimum 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 (at minimum B2)?
  • Are you interested in European natural forestry conservation?

How much do you pay?

  • The participation fee for the Summer School is €250 per person. Should applicants have financial difficulties in raising the amount, they can contact us in writing with a short, individual justification and, if necessary, receive a reduction of the costs to 180€. This applies, for example, to students from countries with low and middle-income.
  • 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 excluding arrival and departure
  • 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.

Next Application period is open till April 30, 2024

Please submit

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

all as one pdf file by email to


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