Education of the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Group

The Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Group is involved in teaching several courses as shown below. Additionally you can do an internship or thesis at our department.

Visit the Study Handbook website for more detailed information on the courses provided by our Group, or select one of the courses from the course overview.

As a student you should first enroll yourself to the discoverable 'course' in Brightspace named 'Thesis and Internships Wildlife Ecology and Conservation'. Follow these instructions.

This WEC thesis & internship Brightspace page (enroll first, see above) contains all the information you need about a thesis, internship or research practice at WEC.

Looking for a thesis or internship? You are more than welcome to join the on-campus presentations of your fellow students, which will give you a great insight in projects at our group!

Every monday 15:30 - 16:00/17:30 (depending on number of colloquia)

Student colloquia & meet our staff.

Lumen 1, WUR campus (unless notified otherwise)

All research and education at the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Group is conducted in accordance with the Netherlands Code of Conduct for Scientific Practice.

Course Overview

PhD Education

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Student Awards

Students of our group are eligible for receiving the following two awards:

  1. The Alfred Russel Wallace Award - this award will be bestowed once per year for the best Master's thesis. Only master's students fully or partially supervised by the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Group are eligible, under the condition that they have handed in their thesis (final version).
  2. The Willem Barentsz Award - this award will be bestowed once per year for the best field work leading to a Master's thesis. Only master's students fully or partially supervised by the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Group are eligible, under the condition that they have handed in their thesis (final version).
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