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Here you can download the master theses of our participants, a supervised implementation of a research project in the field of protected area management.

participants 2009-2011

Almeida María Augusta

Almeida, M. (2011): Sacred Natural Sites of Great Inca Trail in Sangay National Park Planning and Management. Master Thesis for the Management of Protected Areas Master of Science Programme, University of Klagenfurt, 92 p.

Cernecky Jan

Cernecky, J. (2011): Best Practice Guidlines for Management Planning in Natura 2000. Master Thesis for the Management of Protected Areas Master of Science Programme, University of Klagenfurt, 94 p.

Drapaliuk Anastasiia

Drapaliuk, A. (2011): Implementation of Programme of Work on Protected Areas in Ukraine. Master Thesis for the Management of Protected Areas Master of Science Programme, University of Klagenfurt, 105 p.

Gebreyes Ayele Kebede

Gebreyes, A. (2011): Delimiting the Interface between Garden Coffee and Forrest Coffee Conservation and its Implication for Protected Area Management: The Case of Kafa Coffee Biosphere Reserve. Master Thesis for the Management of Protected Areas Master of Science Programme, University of Klagenfurt, 97 p.

Heigl Eva-Maria

Heigl, E.-M. (2011): Cooperation between the National Park Kalkalpen and Regional Economy. Analysis and Recommendations.Master Thesis for the Management of Protected Areas Master of Science Programme, University of Klagenfurt, 86 p.

Ionita Alina

Ionita, A. (2011): Guidelines for the Development for the Partcipatory Management of Protected Areas in the Cer in Relation with the PoWPA Reqirements. Unpublished Thesis for the M. Sc. Management of Protected Areas, Klagenfurt, 110 p.

Islam Muhammad Shariful

Islam, M. S. (2011): Biodiversity and Livelihoods: A Case Study in Sundarbans Reserve Forest, World Heritage and Ramsar Site (Bangladesh). Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 100 p.

Okot John Emitchell

Okot, J. E. (2011): An Ecological Asessement of Biodiversity Pressures in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park South-Western Uganda. Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 197 p.

Philipo Neema

Philipo, N. (2011): Visitor's Experience on Tourism Services and Facilities in Serengeti National Park. "An Attitudinal and Perception Asessment SENAPA", Tanzania. Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 86 p.

Pîrv Ovidiu

Pîrv, O. (2011): Valuation of the Ecosystem Services in Mures Flodplain Natural Park - Recreation and Biodiversity Benefits. Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 79 p.

Povazan Radoslav

Povazan, R. (2011): Economic and Cultural Values Related to the Velka Fatra National Park (Slovakia). Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 72 p.

Puchala Peter

Puchala, P. (2011): Feasability Check of the Tatra National Park Potential for PAN Park Certification. Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 53 p.

Sekulic Goran

Sekulic, G. (2011): Overview of the National System of Protected Areas in Serbia: Recommendations for the Implementation of IUCN Protected Area Management Categories. Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 89 p.

Slobodian Olena

Slobodian, O. (2011): Improved Protection of the Gorgany Nature Reserve. Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 59 p.

Tiru Berihun

Tiru, B. (2011): Social, Economic and Ecologic Effect of Relocation of Arkwasiye Village from Simien Mountain National Park (Ethiopia). Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 92 p.

Wassie Hailu Menale

Wassie, H. M. (2011): Potentials and Challenges of Alatish and Dinder National Parks (Etiopia, Sudan) - Implementing Transboundary Park Cooperation. Thesis for the Master of Science Programme Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, 98 p.

participants 2007-2009

Akwetaireho Simon

Akwetaireho, S. (2009): Economic Valuation of Mabamba Bay Wetland System of International Importance, Wakiso District, Uganda. Diplomarbeit University of Klagenfurt, 58 p.

Grujicic Ivana

Grujicic, I. (2009): Assessment of Protected Areas Management Effectiveness in Serbia: Application of WWF/World Bank Management Effectiveness Tracking Tools in Protected Areas Managed by Public Enterprises for Forest Management “Srbijašume” and “Vojvodinašume”. Master thesis of the management of protected areas program, University of Klagenfurt, 107 p.

Kariara Julius Kimani

Kariara, J. (2009): Prospects and Challenges of Developing Payment For Ecosystem Services in Kenya. Diplomarbeit University of Klagenfurt, 58 p.

Kikoti Zuwena

Kikoti, Z. (2009): Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services Around Protected Areas. Diplomarbeit University of Klagenfur, 87 p.

Lange Sigrun

Lange, S. (2009): Transboundary Cooperation in Protected Area´s Management – Factors for Success or Failure.  Master Thesis of the Management of Protected Area´s Programme, University of Klagenfurt.

Martin Emanuel H.

Martin, E. H. (2009): Understanding the Factors Responsible for the Absence of African Lion (Panthera leo) in Arusha National Park, Tanzania. A Thesis submitted for a partial fulfillment of a Masters of Science in Management of Protected Areas, University of Klagenfurt, Austria. p. 54

Strbenac Ana

Strbenac, A. (2011): Evaluation of Wolf Management Effectiveness in Croatia. Master Theseis of the Management of Protected Areas Program, University of Klagenfurt, 142p.

Svajda Juraj

Svajda, J. (2009): Evaluation of Integrated Protected Area Management in Slovak National Parks. Diplomarbeit University of Klagenfurt, 112 p.

Topp Thomas Robert

Topp, T. (2009): The Value of the San Rock Art in the uKhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site (South Africa), University of Klagenfurt, AUSTRIA. p. 84

Unterköfler Anna

Unterköfler, A. (2009): Brand Analysis of Austrian National Parks. Master Thesis of the Management of Protected Areas Programme, University of Klagenfurt, 124 p.

Vasilevich Hanna

Vasilevich, H. (2009): Cooperation between Białowieża NP and Biełavieskaja Pušča NP: Perspective of Creation of Interstate PA. Master thesis for the “Management of Protected Areas” Master of Science Programme of the University of Klagenfurt. Klagenfurt, Austria. 100 p.

Vuksic Katarina

Vuksic, K. (2009): Assignment of a Protected Area Management Category to the National Park Lovcen, Montenegro, University of Klagenfurt, 80 p.

Participants 2005-2007

Borg Joanna

Borg, J. (2007): An Analysis of the Implementation of Article 6(3) and 6(4) of the Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EES) in Malta. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 70 p.

Chaudhary Sunita

Chaudhary, S. (2007): Status of, and Threats to, the Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in the Koshi River, Nepal. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 38 p.

Fehr Christine

Fehr, C. (2007): New Parks in Switzerland. Comment from the NGO point of view. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 124 p.

Glatz Susanne & Watson A.

Glatz, S. & Watson A. (2008): Cultural Differences In Perception of Management Purpose of Tribal Buffer Zone. Case Study about the Mission Mountains Tribal Buffer Zone on the Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana. Study commissioned by: Office of the Carinthian Government Dept. 20, Execution: E.C.O. Institute for Ecology. Klagenfurt, 114 p

Hartmann Martin

Hartmann, M. (2008): Professional Park Ranger Service in Austria - Steps towards an Integral Job Description. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 153 p.

Jenderedjian Arpine

Jenderedjian, A. (2007): Potential Analysis for New Touristic Offers - the Case Study of Sevan National Park (Armenia). Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 66 p.

Klenovec Christine

Klenovec, C. (2008): Unique selling Proposition (USP) of Nature Parks in Austria and Germany. Status quo and creating a guideline. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 64 p.

Koch Birgit

Koch, B. (2008):Graduation Report for the MSc- Programme "Management of Protected Areas". Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 67 p.

Langenfelde Meldra

Langenfelde, M. (2008): Accessibility of Protected Areas Management Aspects.
Case study of Gauja NP, Latvia. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 150 p.

Müller Barbara Ursula

Müller, B. U. (2008): Park + Corporation = Sponsorship. Sponsorship Experiences of Selected Protected Areas in the Alpine region. Master thesis for the "Management of Protected Areas" Master of Science Programme of the
University of Klagenfurt. Klagenfurt, Austria. 70 p.

Nakarmi Ganga

Nakarmi, G. (2007): Evaluation of the Management effectiveness of Protected Areas. Case Study of Chitwan National Park Nepal. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 79 p.

Papp Cristian-Remus

Papp, C. R. (2007): Feasibility Check of the Designation of a Transboundary Protected Area between Romania and Hungary (the Example of Carei Plain and Btorliget). Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 50 p.

Pfleger Bernd

Pfleger, B. (2007): Evaluation of the Management Effectiveness of Central European Protected Areas. A Critical Revision of the Parks in Peril Site Consolidation Scorecard. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 173 p.

Pfleger, B. (2007): European Site Consolidation Scorecard Measuring the Management Effectiveness of European Protected Areas. Author, Klagenfurt, Austria, 110 p.

Potozky Laslo Romolus

Potozky, L. (2008): Small Grants as Effective Financing Tools for Protected Areas and Biodiversity Conservation in Transition Countries. The case of Romania; University of Klagenfurt, Austria, 82 p.

Schuh Thomas

Schuh, T. (2007): The Darrenstein Wilderness Areas as model for bionic management and sustainability. A trial for a new way of utilization of a strictly protected area. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 121 p.

Timilsina Lila Bati

Timilsina, L.B. (2007): Contribution of Buffer Zone Management on Livelihood Support. A case study from Chitwan National park, Nepal. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 59 p.

Visotschnig-Bruckschwaiger Renate

Visotschnig-Bruckschwaiger, R. (2007): Planning Effectiveness in Marine Protected Areas Practical Tool. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 104 p.

Zechner Lisbeth

Zechner, L. (2007): Visitor Management in the National Park Gesaeuse. A Mixed Method Approach Including a Checklist. Master thesis of the Management of Protected Areas programme, University of Klagenfurt, 162 p.