The registration for the 2023 Asterousia Hybrid University “Water Management in Biosphere Reserves of the Mediterranean and beyond is now open! 

The 2023 Hybrid University will take place in a Hybrid Format with Phase A (live/Summer University) in Asterousia and Phase B online. The working language of both Phases will be English. Phase A of the University (live) will be held on 18-24 September 2023 at Asterousia Biosphere Reserve in Crete (Greece). Phase B (online) is scheduled during December 2023- February 2024, including synchronous and asynchronous learning. More details could be found in this Call for application .

The target group includes post graduate students, educators, young scientists and managers, studying or working in existing or potential BRs, Natura 2000 sites and other designated areas with a priority given to participants from South-eastern Europe and Mediterranean countries.  The theme this year is water management as a catalyst for sustainable development and in achieving all SDGs, elaborating on state-of-the-art integrated approaches of water management without neglecting the water and culture aspects.

The trainees successfully completing this year’s hybrid University will be awarded a certificate of participation.

The Deadline to apply for the Asterousia Hybrid University is 10 August 2023.  All eligible candidates are kindly invited to register here. You are also welcome to share with your youth networks!

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