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Global Change Ecology (M.Sc.) within the Elite Network of Bavaria

Global Change Ecology (M.Sc.) im Elitenetzwerk Bayern, Lehrstuhl Biogeografie, Universitšt Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany

University of Bayreuth

Master Program in Global Change Ecology (M.Sc.)

The graduate program Global Change Ecology GCE is devoted to understanding and analyzing the most important and consequential environmental concern of the 21st century: global change. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the program aims to combine natural science perspectives on global change with approaches of social science disciplines.

The program is part of the Elitenetzwerk Bayern (elite network of Bavaria) The elite study program combines the expertise of the Universities of Bayreuth and Augsburg, with that of Bavarian and international research institutions, as well as economic, administrative and international organizations. The program is unique in Germany from the standpoint of content and at the forefront with respect to international efforts. The goal is training of highly qualified leaders for tasks and problem solving in science, environmental protection, and with respect to political or economic decision making.