2023-2024 / ENVT0064-1

Biodiversity stakes


10h Th, 6h Pr, 8h FT

Number of credits

 Master in environmental science and management (120 ECTS)1 crédit 
 Advanced Master in Environmental Sciences and Management in Developing Countries (Registrations are closed)2 crédits 


Alain Hambuckers

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The following themes are examined:
- The properties of the species distribution
- Some methods to characterize biodiversity
- The medicinal plants
- The biodiversity and the tourism

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To understand
- the challenges of biodiversity conservation
- the methodological approaches used to study biodiversity

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Scientific background

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

- Lectures (medicinal plants, tourism, biodiversity)

- Practical work with computer (modelling)

- Field trip (Hautes Fagnes Region, focused on tourism in relationship with natural environment)

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

Scientific papers distributed as pdf during the course

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

Oral exam.

According to the colour of the code defining the status of the health crisis, the exam could proceed remotely.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs