Care for Public Greenery

Erasmus Intensive Programme "Care for Public Greenery" [CareGreen].
The project is financed by the Lifelong Learning Program of the European Commision and National Agencies. It will run in 2013.


About project

In spring 2013 starts a new Intensive programme course „Care for Public Greenery” that is designed for students whose main focus is on urban and public greenery and its management (students of university second level studying forestry, horticulture, landscape design, landscaping and related study branches).

If you want to become a part of a multinational group of students and teachers do not hesitate and send in your applications (can be downloaded HERE).

The course will bring together students from 4 European countries: Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.

The course will be held in Zvolen, Slovakia and the host is the Faculty of Ecology and Environmental Sciences at the Technical University in Zvolen.

During the intensive course students will learn about the key topics on: Specifics of urban vegetation, Climate and natural vegetation, Introduction and danger of exotic trees expansion into public greenery, Participative planning of public spaces, Care for the public greenery, Cultivation and selection of vegetal material and technology of the tree plantation in urban environment, Arboristics in practice, and other interesting related topics.

Lectures will be given by lecturers and scientist as well as people from the practice from all participating institutions.

The added value and the benefit is the possibility to work in a multicultural environment, to exchange knowledge with other students and experts, to get to know a little bit of Slovakia and its culture during interesting excursions and last but not at least to find new friends.

Dates: 17. 06. - 30. 06. 2013, send your application until April 30, 2013

Language of the course is English.

Each student will be granted 10 ECTS after completing the course.

Project Coordinator Juraj Modranský





updated: 26. 03. 2013

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