Field work in Henri
Pittier National Park (Venezuela)
Latest notice: due to securicy
problems in Venezuela, the 2014 course takes place in
Danum Valey Field Centre,
Sabah, Borneo. The place for 2015 course will be annouced later (most probable
options are Danum Valey,
Malasia, or Yanayacu Field Station,
information about the course (pdf). Note that the information given here
is based on past courses in Venezuela. Terms and conditions for the coming
courses may differ!
Course participant's equipment
Candidates have to register for the course
personally with me (Inst. Environ. Sci., room 2.1.2). Registering at USOS is
not sufficient and does not guarantee a place on the course! You can still
register for the 2014 course.
Important notice: to
participate in the course you have to complete the Tropical Ecology course
Important information about the costs: Although there is no course fee,
students have to cover their own travel and accommodation costs. The return flight
from Poland to Venezuela usually costs ca. 4000 PLN, and the accommodation is ca. 500 USD
(covers all lodging and food during the course). Jagiellonian University
usually provides some grants to our students (up to 2000 PLN per person). See
also the information above, regarding the course location and possible
So far, all course participants tell that the course is worth the effort... :)
options to study tropical ecology and biology:
tropical biology courses organized by
Association. The courses take place in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya,
Madagascar and Borneo.
The Institute of Environmental Sciences is the
and our students are eligible for significantly reduced course fees!