General Introduction


Teaching: 15 min
Exercises: 0 min
  • How is this course going to work?

  • Be comfortable in the course

Structure of the course

This course is organized to be taught on a single day. The schedule is rather flexible to adapt best to your pace.

As much as possible this course is designed to be a hands-on experience with as many practical exercises as possible.


Ice breaker

  • Tell us your name

  • Tell us the name of your group (Theory in Biodiversity, Biodiversity Conservation, etc.)

  • Define your research using a single word (e.g., “legumes”)

Learning Goals

The way we’ll teach


Please refer to the home page

Key Points

  • The course material will be provided through a website and with corresponding PDF.