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.
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.
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.