ERASMUS Intensive Programme Protected Area Management
Management of Natural Resources and Recreation in Parks and Protected Areas
at Leibniz Universität Hannover
Harz National Park
Students will be introduced to the subjects covered in the IP during an international seminar with lecturers from all involved institutions held at Leibniz Universität Hannover, followed by a five-day field seminar in Harz National Park where they work on actual planning case studies. The objective is to gather and analyse empirical and ecological data to be used for drafting a master plan for the study area selected upon return to Hannover. Topics covered in the plan are habitat management, wildlife conservation, recreational and visitor planning, including environmental education.