By providing a solid scientific background in the fields of biodiversity, evolutionary biology and genetics, BIODIV aims to train a new generation of researchers who can make a significant contribution to manage and preserve biological diversity.

BIODIV fosters an intellectually stimulating and supportive atmosphere for students to progress from research training to research independence, by offering:

  • the opportunity to work with leading scientists on research projects all over the world;
  • a variety of research topics (e.g. genetics and genomics, ecology, evolutionary and behavioural biology, landscape ecology, conservation genetics, wildlife management, and global change);
  • a strong interdisciplinary research environment nurturing the development of distinct and complementary skills;
  • state-of-the-art technological equipment and research facilities.