Санкт-Петербургский Государственный Университет
Биологический Факультет

Кафедра Зоологии Беспозвоночных
Rus | Eng


This international course welcomes participants to take a unique insight into a variety of aspects of marine invertebrates’ biodiversity. This course has been specifically designed on the basis on long-term experience to meet emerging challenges of modern life sciences. The in-campus intro provides a quick dive into the topic and all the necessary basic knowledge. The fieldwork on the White Sea is a core part of the course. By entering this adventure you will:

  • obtain deep understanding of current views on Tree of Life and invertebrates’ evolution;
  • build solid knowledge of invertebrate biodiversity, from phyla to species level;
  • understand how marine communities are structured and function;
  • master all methods related to sample collection, processing and analysis;
  • specifically focus on invertebrate fauna in Arctic seas through fieldwork on the White Sea;
  • learn from experienced instructors with extensive  scientific and educational expertise;
  • gain additional competitive advantage for future career;
  • visit one of the oldest zoology departments located in the beautiful city of St Petersburg.

The course will last 4 weeks in August 2017 -- exact dates will be announced later. Applications will open on November, 15. If you have any questions, please contact Anna Gonchar (anya.gonchar@gmail.com).

Detailed course information and program  — PDF.



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