GESA 2015


The fifth Global Environments Summer Academy on Socio-ecological Interactions in a Dynamic World will be held at the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern between 27 July and 14 August 2015. Under the leadership of Dr. Gary J. Martin, the Director of the Global Diversity Foundation, academic and community professionals from diverse backgrounds will be invited to present their current perspectives and practical work. Participants will actively interact with selected resource people throughout the course.

Please see the GESA 2015 Schedule for a sense of the general curriculum. For more detailed descriptions of GESA schedules and sessions, click here.

What is being planned for GESA 2015:

GESA evolves every year, and in keeping with this tradition the 2015 edition will retain some elements of previous academies while introducing innovations. Read more about the plans for 2015.

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Additional information:

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The course fee for the Summer Academy is €2000 inclusive of registration, accommodation, tuition, field trips, insurance and materials, but excluding local and international travel, meals and other living costs. We estimate that participants will need a minimum of €25 a day for local living costs. Participants are expected to independently secure funding to cover all expenses through academic scholarships, crowdsourcing, personal funds, employer support, government grants or travel grants. A few partial fee waivers may be available, based on demonstrated need.

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