Scientific Research Projects BITSE

International University Cooperation on Land Protection In European-Asiatic Countries

Competition title: Erasmus+

Funding: Erasmus+

Total value: 954 514,00 EUR

Start date: 02. 11. 2015.

End date: 02. 11. 2018.

Abstract

IUCLAND – International University Cooperation on Land Protection in European-Asiatic Countries, is an education project funded by Erasmus+ Programme under the Key Action 2 on “Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices”. The aim of IUCLAND is to foster Universities international cooperation among partner institutions through the implementation of training programmes (in the form of summer schools and workshops) dedicate to the topic of Land Degradation.

In particular, along its three years implementation period, the IUCLAND project consortium pursues the following goals:

• to substantially increase the quantity and quality of the international education in land degradation curricula in EU and Asiatic Country,
• to provide MSc and PhD students critical thinking skills in the arena of Soil Monitoring and Soil Protection, and
• to build and improve mutually beneficial, collaborative relationships among all the partner universities to facilitate research, higher education, and outreach in the areas of natural resource management.

Partners

Prof. Marija Romić, PhD
University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture

Associates

Assist. Prof. Monika Zovko, PhD
University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture

Marina Bubalo Kovačić, PhD
University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture

Coordinators

Claudio Colombo
Molise University (Italy)