IALE-Europe Ph.D. course Landscape Ecology: From pattern and process to people and action

IALE-Europe and Ghent University are pleased to announce the Ph.D. Course Landscape Ecology "From pattern and process to people and action". The course is linked with the IALE 2017 European congress in Ghent and will take place in the period of the 10 – 11 and 15 – 19 September 2017. 

The course will start with a one-day introduction before the congress in the city centre of Ghent. After the congress, the consecutives days of the course will be organised in Dourbes, a village in the rural landscapes of Wallonia (in the region of Voroinval, located the geographical region of Fagne-Famenne).

During the course, the participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their PhD research within the wider landscape ecological thinking by interacting with young and notably senior researchers. The course will be organised as a mixture of lectures, feedback on students’ papers, discussions as well as a field trip to explore the area of the PhD course.

More information can be found can be downloaded as pdf here or on the website of the IALE 2017 European Congress.

If you have any questions concerning the format and the content of the PhD course you can contact the course organisers, Lone Kristensen (, Isabel Loupa Ramos (isabel.ramos@tecnico.ulisboa) or Veerle Van Eetvelde (

If you have questions about any practical issues, you can contact Annelies Van Caenegem (


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