Face-to-face teachings

​​​​Wageningen Summer School in the Netherlands offers academic programmes and courses within the domain of food and living environment for students, academics and professionals.

  • Institution, Location: Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands
  • Year: anually
  • Date: Summer schools on Image Analysis for Plant Phenotyping (28 June - 2 July 2021) and on Green Genetics (23 - 27 August 2021) are planned.
  • Language: English, Dutch

International Symposium on Rye Breeding & Genetics, taking place on 20 – 23 June 2021, in Germany. This symposium is an excellent forum to present and discuss new development in genetic, genomic and breeding of rye, identify new targets, exchange the material and establish new collaboration.

  • Institution: Rye Working group of the Cereals Section of EUCARPIA, Genetics Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
  • Location: Wernigerode, Germany
  • Date: 20 - 23 June 2021 (end of registration on 15 March 2021)
  • Language: English
  • Other information: Abstract submission until 15 March 2021

International conference: Ensuring diversity for food and agriculture, taking place on 21 - 24 June 2021. This conference is an arena to share knowledge and perspectives, promote the embedding of in situ conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources in key legislative and governance frameworks, and scale out progress in Europe and other regions towards a global initiative to safeguard diversity for food and agriculture for the future.

  • Institution: Farmer’s Pride, EUCARPIA Section Genetic Resources and the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic resources
  • Location: Troia Peninsula, Portugal
  • Date: 21 - 24 June 2021
  • Language: English

21st general congress Eucarpia: Breeding – the key to innovative solutions, taking place on 22 - 27 August 2021. Experts and researchers from all over the world will present and discuss their findings and visions for meeting the great challenges that plant breeding will face in the next decades to integrate the many new technologies, skills and human experience into coherent breeding strategies.

  • Institution: EUCARPIA
  • Location: Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Date: 22 - 27 August 2021
  • Language: English

Organic World Congress 2021, taking place on 6-10 September 2021. The OWC will be both an in-person and virtual event. From mid-January 2021, you will be able to purchase tickets for the in-person sessions in Rennes. The pre-conference Seed Ambassadors: Building an International Network to Advance Organic Seed Systems will be an opportunity to engage young seed ambassadors and seed pioneers, build relationships and broaden international representation within the organic seed community.

  • Location: Rennes, France
  • Date: 6-10 September 2021
  • Language: English, Spanish, French
  • Other information: Fees range from 235-740€ (90€ for pre-conference)

Student projects at Louis Bolk Institute in the Netherlands offers opportunities for student internships and thesis projects, particularly in the areas of crop production, plant breeding, livestock farming and soils.

  • Institution, Location: Louis Bolk Institute (LBI), the Netherlands
  • Language: English, Dutch

UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy (PBA) is a program for advanced training of plant breeders. UC Davis is partnering with European institutions and associations to offer a two-year course that teaches the principles of plant breeding to seed industry personnel.

  • Institution, Location: UC Davis, Europe
  • Language: English

Extra-occupational training in biodynamic vegetable breeding over a period of two years teaches theoretical and practical knowledge in biodynamic plant breeding.

  • Institution, Location: Landbauschule Dottenfelderhof e.V. & Kultursaat e.V., Germany
  • Language: German
  • Crop: Vegetables

Internships, trainings & theses in cereal breeding by Cultivari Getreidezüchtungsforschung in Germany. 

  • Institution, Location: Cultivari Getreidezüchtungsforschung Darzau gGmbH, Germany
  • Language: German
  • Crop: Cereals