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Place: Uppsala, Sweden
Dates: 7 June 2016 to 15 June 2016
Season: summer16
Organised by: BEST Group Uppsala
University: Uppsala University
(See University profile in BEST university centre)
Type: BEST Course on Technology
Fee: 36.0 euro. Convert to

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Application until: 20 Mar 2016 at 23:00 CET
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Participation requirements: No prior knowledge required
Academic complexity: Basic [Read more]
Working time: 26 hours (estimated)

General description

The future of our world is uncertain, and the health of our planet is getting worse. As the youth generation with minds focused on the internet and mobile phones, it is our responsibility to not forget the nature around us. This course is a journey that (literally!) takes us into the wild to explore the species that await us out there. These days when growing cities, decreasing biodiversity and green energy become increasingly hot topics, there is a higher than ever demand on a deep understanding of the nature that surrounds us.

Swedish flora and fauna is all about the small details and the big picture. It is important to remember all the progress that has been made in understanding the nature by all the Swedish scientists who eagerly continued in the footsteps of Linné.

What is your first thought when you hear "Swedish nature"? People have very different pictures of Sweden, and depending on who you ask they can answer anything from polar bears to searching for mushrooms. The aim of this Summer Course is to gather, learn and discuss Swedish flora and fauna so that we can understand our surroundings better.

The BEST students need to be prepared for the future. If YOU want to know everything about where to find the BEST berries for your pie or how to hunt your own moose - then apply to our awesome Summer Course 2016! We promise that it's gonna be the BEST way to spend a week in June just around Sweden's Midsummer celebrations and your chance to totally BREAK FREE from your normal life! If you're enthusiastic about nature and wish to party Swedish style, APPLY!

Know your planet now, come on!

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