LIFEGENMON and EVOLTREE Summer school on

scientific writing, reviewing and publishing

& Forest genetic monitoring knowledge transfer into practice

19th – 23rd August 2019, 

Pokljuka, Slovenia

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Call for participants

The need for the transfer of knowledge is high among both researchers and practitioners, active in the discipline of forestry. The LIFEGENMON and EVOLTREE summer school on ‘Scientific writing, reviewing and publishing and forest genetic monitoring knowledge transfer into practice’ provides Ph.D. students, junior and senior researchers training sessions on the production, the submission and the reviewing process of scientific publications.

The summer school focuses on scientific writing and scientific publishing in exact sciences, and in (applied) biological and forestry sciences. The training consists of lectures and practical training with many examples, tips and tricks. Participants will be given some practical homework and will be asked for input during the lectures and the training. They are invited to bring an example publication (of their own or of any other researcher) to the summer school.

The school is co-organized by a LIFE LIFEGENMON project and EVOLTREE network, in collaboration with the Slovenian Forestry Institute.

Participation at the training school is free of charge. Participants cover their travel and accommodation expenses. Grants are available from EVOLTREE network.

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Summer school grants

All interested students and researchers should should send their CV and a motivation letter to Katja Sonnenschein ( by 4 July 2019. EVOLTREE students can apply for the reimbursement up to 600 EUR per person. For details please visit the website


The training school will be organized at Hotel Jelka and Sport hotel in Pokljuka, Slovenia. The price for five nights (19.8. – 23.8.2018) is 335,00 EUR for single use room with breakfast or 245,00 EUR for a shared room with breakfast. Booking will be done automatically for the selected participants. Please indicate if you prefer a shared room.


Transport to Pokljuka

Shuttles will be available from Ljubljana airport (or Lesce/Jesenice) railway station to Pokljuka; approximately an 1-hour drive. Prices: up to 3 people – 40€ (25€), 4 people – 100€ (60€), 5 to 7 people – 140€ (110€). Please contact Sport hotel Pokljuka, Tel: +386 31 325 666.

About the teacher

prof.dr. Reinhart CEULEMANS, dr.hon.c.mult. –  University of Antwerp, Belgium

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Professor Reinhart Ceulemans is a full Professor of Ecology at the Department of Biology of the University of Antwerp and a visiting Professor of Plant Ecophysiology at the University of Ghent (Belgium). He is a corresponding member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. As a passionate teacher and (co-)author of 350 publications, he also has a rich experience in teaching scientific writing, reviewing and publishing.

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