New opportunity for scholarships – now!

“Fortunately, a number of further opportunities for receiving a scholarship have opened up”, announces Michael Jungmeier.

  • Central and Eastern Europe: The federal state of Carinthia offers two scholarships of € 6,200 each to applicants for participation in the MSc programme “Management of Protected Areas”. Further details and application forms can be found in the most recent newsletter mpa_news_27. The application period was extended until 31 May.
  • Nepal: The Appear programme is offering one or two scholarships to students from Nepal. Students will have the opportunity to participate in courses offered in Austria. The selection of scholarship recipients will take place in mid-June. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent, a completed application form and an articulate CV to The submission deadline for applications is 31 May.
  • Austria: Upon presentation of a training plan, the AMS (labour market service) will contribute 60-70% of the training costs for employees who participate in courses aimed at improving professional qualification. Different rules apply in each individual federal state. For further information, please contact the AMS representatives in your state.

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Klagenfurt Days of Protected Areas

Hans-Joachim Bodenhöfer, director of the programme, welcomes you to the Klagenfurt Days of Protected Areas. “We trust that you will enjoy your stay in Klagenfurt and the discussions and debates at the many different meetings.”

This year’s Days of Protected Areas will take place from 28 June to 1 July at the University of Klagenfurt. The programme, which was prepared in cooperation with the “Netzwerk Land”, a network for the promotion of rural development, consists of international meetings, field trips and, as the highlight of the event, the presentation of the master theses completed by the participants in the current MSc programme “Management of Protected Areas”.

We warmly invite you to take part in the “Klagenfurt Days of Protected Areas”. The detailed programme is available for download: days_of_protected_areas_2011.

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