International intensive course.
26th SEPTEMBER – 2nd OCTOBER 2021, Aveiro (Portugal)
Students from Southern Europe (Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece) will travel to Aveiro for 7 days to learn how to design Service-Learning projects related with fire management. The course will be recognized in their curriculum through ECTS (up to 4 credits)
The course will include practical activities, such as evaluation of fire impacts, interviews of local forest owners and practitioners, hands-on activities in forest wildfire prone areas. To this, students will be supported by different stakeholders (companies, forest owner associations, administrators, researchers). Working in groups, students will prepare presentations, videos, interviews and reports during this week. Besides, the course will contribute to student training, further developing transversal and employability skills, confidence and capability for teamwork in an international and multi-disciplinary setting. After the course, students can further implement the S-L projects in their own countries.