Summer School in Island Biogeography and Macroecology

  • Team:
  • Type: PO Azores
  • Category:Regional Research Project
  • 2022 to 2024


The ‘Summer School in Island Biogeography and Macroecology’, is a comprehensive course offering an overview of different island biogeography and macroecological topics focused on terrestrial ecosystems. It offers not only a strong theoretical background, presented by some of the most prestigious scientists in the field, but also innovative methodologies, regarding field sampling and analytical tools. During the two-week course the students will follow all the steps of a scientific project, from developing research questions objectives and hypotheses, to the selection of methods, including the collection, analysis and discussion of data/results. There will also be ample opportunity to discuss student’s own data and case studies.

The course is focused on the large-scale patterns of taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional diversity.

Funding Institution

Direção Regional da Ciência e Tecnologia.


Secretaria Regional da Cultura, da Ciência e Transição Digital, Direção Regional da Ciência e Transição Digital (PRO-SCIENTIA).

Financial Support for Students: students may be eligible for financial support from FLAD (Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento / Luso-American Development Foundation).