The ESP Conference 2018 has changed to 14-19 October 2018

We have learnt from the ESP Secretariat that the European ESP Conference 2018 has changed to 14-19 October 2018, instead of the aforementioned date in April.

The conference will take place in San Sebastián, Spain. Soon will be send out a call for sessions.


Events in 2018

14-15 JUNE 2018

The course is organised by LANDSCAPE EUROPE network and is linked with the PECSRL2018 conference in Clermont-Ferrand and Mende (3-9/09/2018), where the below described sessions will be organised ( This is an opportunity for PhD students to present their research in the fields of landscape transitions, agricultural landscapes or landscapes of tourism and interact with experienced senior researchers. The PhD students can gain knowledge from other presentations, receive feedback on their own presented work, discuss research results with the LANDSCAPE EUROPE members and other participants and they have a chance contributing to a joint publication planned after the PESCRL2018 conference.

Part of the course is a field trip to selected places in the Nitra region.

The participation at PECSRL2018 is NOT precondition to attend this PhD course.
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LANDSCAPE EUROPE is an interdisciplinary network of national research institutes with expertise in landscape assessment, planning and management at the interface of policy implementation, education and state-of-the-art science in support of sustainable landscape.

  The Institute of Landscape Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences (ILE-SAS), Slovak Republic  Alterra Wageningen UR (Alterra), Netherlands The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), United Kingdom Joint Research Centre (JRC), Italy  The Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO), Belgium  Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), Switzerland  Aarhus University – National Environmental Research Institute (ENVSCI-AU), Denmark  National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA), France  The Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute (NFLI), Norway  The University of Vienna, Department of Conservation Biology, Vegetation and Landscape Ecology (UNIVIE), Austria The University of Bucharest (UNIBUC), Romania  The University of Tallinn, Centre for Landscape and Culture, Estonian Institute of Humanities (TU), Estonia  The University of Salzburg (Z_GIS), Austria  Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI – Wageningen UR), Netherlands  The University of the Aegean (Aegean), Greece  The German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), Germany  The Dortmund University of Technology (LLP), Germany  The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER), Germany  Charles University of Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Physical Geography and Geo-ecology (KU), Czech Republic  The University of Udine, Department of Crop and Environmental Science (DISAA), Italy  The University of Alcala de Henares (UAH), Spain

 Members of LANDSCAPE EUROPE (click on the dots to see more)









December 2017