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“Developing Carana” – a Teaching game

In the winter semester 2016/17, we used an innovative teaching method for the first time. That is, we played “Developing Carana”. This game is about making a plan for a rural development project. The players take the roles of the…

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Master students attending the Congress ForestSAT-2016 and DAAD Workshop in Chile

The Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology at University of Göttingen together with the Instituto Bosques y Sociedad, Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales at Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia (UACh) this year hosted the 6th International DAAD…

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Welcome Day Inauguration

To start of the winter semester here at the Department of Forest Sciences in Tharandt, Prof. Erler (Chair of Forest Technology) and a group of longstanding professors (including Prof. Pretzsch, Chair of International Forestry) gave a warm welcome to the…

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A warm welcome to our new batch of tropical forestry master students!

We heartily welcome the 21st batch of master students to the winter semester at our institute.  Our new students come from 15 countries including: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nepal, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Ghana, India, Benin, China, Italy, Germany and Belgium.

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Networking and collaborations at the Tropentag conference 2016, Vienna, Austria

We are delighted that Pedro Pardo, a Tropical Forestry master student in his second year and from Guatemala, took the opportunity to attend this year’s Tropentag conference in Vienna, Austria to present a poster he collaborated on. Here he provides…

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Kick-off of the new ‘Internationalization’ project

A first group meeting on 20th September marked the kick-off of the new Internationalization program at the Institute of Tropical Forestry in Tharandt. With the program, the institute will follow three major aims: to develop and complement its study program,…

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