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Symposium Univ Bordeaux

Summer School "Interactions between ecosystems and rural–urban fringes" 11th - 15th June 2018

LabEx COTE International Summer School - 2018

"Interactions between ecosystems and rural–urban fringes"

Bordeaux, France, 11 - 15 June 2018

The Summer School is part of the COTE Cluster of Excellence training program and gathers PhD students in environmental sciences, each specialized in different disciplines such as ecology, chemistry, biology and even sociology. Through talks, field trips and round tables with international experts on integrative ecology, the program will provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach on the interactions between ecosystems and rural-urban fringes.

Participants, fees & how to apply:
The course is free of charge and includes accommodation and meals. Travel expenses must be covered by the participants. Mobility grants are available on demand (see registration terms here). The course is in English and candidates must be PhD students.

Registration will close on March 25th 2018. To apply, please:

  • Click on the "register" button below and fill in the application form
  • Upload a CV, a cover letter and a short letter of support from your supervisor in the online application form
  • If you also apply for a mobility grant, please add a letter justifying your request

/!\ All documents have to be merged into a single PDF file 

Further information:
To learn more about the COTE Cluster of Excellence, please visit the COTE website
For any questions, please contact the COTE managers at

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Field Trip


Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Dégustation - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Students 2014


Visiting Bordeaux

Dune du Pyla

Group - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Visiting Bordeaux

Vallée du Ciron - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Dune du Pyla

Visiting Bordeaux


Welcome !

Class room - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Boat trip

Forest Trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Conference room

Ecosystems services