Summer school Animal Breeding & Genetics and minor Wildlife Biodiversity

Summer school Animal Breeding & Genetics

The Summer school Animal Breeding and Genetics (August 12 - 23, 2013) is there for both EMABG students as well as other students interested in getting more international experience. The Summer school is offered by Wageningen University, and is a key element of the EMABG MSc programme, planned in between year 1 and year 2 of the course. Students from outside the EMABG programme, interested in putting animal breeding and genetics in a broader perspective, linking it to global sustainable food security and developing countries, are also very much invited to participate to the Summer school!

Summer school Animal Breeding and Genetics

The Summer school Animal Breeding and Genetics is a key element of the EMABG MSc programme and is planned in between year 1 and year 2 of the course. This summer school is open to all students interested in putting animal breeding and genetics in a broader perspective (keywords: food security, empowerment, competing claims, life cycle analysis, developing countries). The course mainly deals with various issues that are important for the implementation of sustainable breeding programs for farm animals, and pays special attention to developing countries. 

Practical information

In 2014, the Summer school is organised from Monday August 18 until Friday August 29, in Wageningen. The course takes two full weeks and you will be awarded 4 ECTS (course code ABG-52304). Students already registered at Wageningen University can register to the Summer school by contacting us via EMABG. Interested students from other universities are very welcome to participate. For them, participation costs are €250,- for the two weeks. If you are interested to participate in the Summer school in August 2014, or would like to have more information: please contact us via EMABG.


Course details Summer school - Study Handbook WU

EMABG and Summer school in ABGC newsletter

Minor Wildlife Biodiversity

Wageningen University offers a minor in Wildlife Biodiversity which is interesting for both EMABG students and for other students, for example international students who would like to spend part of their BSc or MSc at WU in the Netherlands. Courses like Life History Evolution, Wildlife Conservation Genetics, Animal Ecology, Resource Ecology and Population and Quantitative Genetics are part of this minor.

Course details Minor - Study Handbook WU