1 MASTER IN PALEONTOLOGY, 3 SPECIALISED TRACKS

Track 1: Palaeobiology

University of Lille

Course name ECTS
Workshop
Applications of Palaeontology 3
Biostratigraphy 3
Carbonate Facies analysis 3
English Scientific Writing and Communication 3
Geobiology 3
Geobiosphere interactions in deep time 3
Introductory micropalaeontology 3
Phylogenetics 3
Project (Design) Management 3
Quantitative Palaeontology 3
Total 30

Uppsala University

Course name ECTS
Evolution & development 15
Principles of palaeontology 15
Total 30

Uppsala University

Course name ECTS
Origin and early evolution of life 15
Origin and evolution of the vertebrates* 15
Total 30

In Uppsala university, students can alternatively register to a 45 ECTS “Degree Project E in Earth Science“ (second half of term 3 and complete term 4).

Students register to one of the 4 institutions

Course name ECTS
Master’s thesis (work placement)* 30
Total 30

Important remark: Students should be aware that mobility in a minimum of 2 universities out of their country of residence is required to be eligible to an Erasmus Scholarship. Scholarship holders will have to plan their mobility accordingly, or will be asked to repay the received financial support.

Track 2: Applied Palaeontology

University of Lille

Course name ECTS
Workshop
Applications of Palaeontology 3
Biostratigraphy 3
Carbonate Facies analysis 3
English Scientific Writing and Communication 3
Geobiosphere interactions in deep time 3
Introductory micropalaeontology 3
Palaeoclimatology 3
Palaeoenvironmental reconstructions 2 3
Project (Design) Management 3
Quantitative Palaeontology 3
Total 30

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Course name ECTS
Climatic modifications (paleoclimate) and climate change (Anthropocene) 7
Geographic Information Systems in environmental applications 8
Environmental sedimentology and applications 8
Quaternary geoenvironments – Geoarcheology 7
Total 30

University of Lille

Course name ECTS
Advanced micropalaeontology 3
Field Training or Supervised Project 6
Internship (Professional Experience) 3
Language 3
Literature Review 3
Multivariate statistics 3
Organic Matter 3
Palaeoenvironmental reconstructions 1 3
Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeobotany 3
Total 30

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Course name ECTS
Biosphere &Geoenvironmental applications 7
Environmental Stratigraphy and applications 8
Marine paleoecology 8
Methods of applied research in Geosciences – Methods for the analysis of environmental data 7
Total 30

Students register to one of the 4 institutions

Course name ECTS
Master’s thesis (work placement)* 30
Total 30

Important remark: Students should be aware that mobility in a minimum of 2 universities out of their country of residence is required to be eligible to an Erasmus Scholarship. Scholarship holders will have to plan their mobility accordingly, or will be asked to repay the received financial support.

Track 3: Geoconservation

University of Lille

Course name ECTS
Workshop
Applications of Palaeontology 3
Biostratigraphy 3
Carbonate Facies analysis 3
English Scientific Writing and Communication 3
Geobiosphere interactions in deep time 3
Geoconservation 1 – Outreach 3
Geoconservation 2 – Case studies and applications 3
Introductory micropalaeontology 3
Palaeoenvironmental reconstructions 2 3
Phylogenetics 3
Total 30

University of Minho

Course name ECTS
Geological Itineraries 6
Geotourism and Geoparks 6
Inventorying and Characterization of Geological Heritage 6
Management and Valuation of Geological Heritage 6
Protected Areas and Land-use Planning 6
Total 30

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Course name ECTS
Applied and karstic geomorphology 8
Natural disasters and human intervention to the environment 8
Geohazards and sedimentology 7
Submarine Geomorphology – Management of coastal zones 7
Total 30

University of Minho

Course name ECTS
Computer Resources and GIS Applied to Geosciences 6
Characterization and Assessment of the Environmental Impact 6
Mapping 6
Relief and Landscape Evolution 6
Research Techniques in Geosciences 6
Total 30

Students register to one of the 4 institutions

Course name ECTS
Master’s thesis (work placement)* 30
Total 30

Important remark: Students should be aware that mobility in a minimum of 2 universities out of their country of residence is required to be eligible to an Erasmus Scholarship. Scholarship holders will have to plan their mobility accordingly, or will be asked to repay the received financial support.

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You will find below the detailed syllabi for each institution.

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