Last week, three ISLANDS students attended the finale of CAPonLITTER, an Interreg Europe project in partnership with ULPGC’s ECO AQUA institute, Travel Without Plastic, Cabildo Fuerteventura, and Fuerteventura Patronato del Turismo.  At the event, hotel and resort managers presented their progress, pitfalls, and plans for continuing the reduction of plastic waste in their daily operations.…
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Watch the Information Webinar and learn more about the Erasmus Mundus Research Master program Islands & Sustainability, ISLANDS!

Do you want to learn more about being an ISLANDS student? You can now watch or re-watch the information webinar from February 29th below! Are you passionate about sustainable development and curious about planning for sustainable futures on islands?  Would you like to acquire practical, hands-on research skills within and beyond the university, engaging directly…
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Islands as Laboratories for Sustainability (ISLAs) Summer/Winter School

Methodologically and scientifically, islands serve as ideal ‘laboratories’ for examining the intricate interplay of environmental, social, and economic sustainability. Moreover, their often geographically isolated nature magnifies the importance of factors contributing to both vulnerability and resilience. The ISLAs Summer/Winter School series combines different perspectives and approaches to these complex processes of sustainability on islands. The…
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Join our Webinar and learn more about the Erasmus Mundus Research Master program Islands & Sustainability, ISLANDS!

Webinar for Prospective Students February 29th 2024 Do you want to learn more about being an ISLANDS student? Join our webinar on 29th February 11:00 – 12:00 CET via this link: ISLANDS Webinar Session 1or  29th February 19:00 – 20:00 CET via this link: ISLANDS Webinar Session 2 During the webinar, you will: Are you passionate about sustainable development and…
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1st ISLANDS Conference, September 2023

Last month, the 1st ISLANDS Conference was held at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences at University of Groningen, bringing together all ISLANDS consortium universities, University of Groningen, University of the Aegean, University of Iceland and Universidad of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.  Over two days our students presented their inspiring research, shared innovative ideas and…
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Call for Applications 2024

Application deadline for scholarships is 15 January 2024, self-funded have until 1 April 2024 to apply for the 2024 intake of the ISLANDS MSc.

Advanced Course: Environmental Management on Islands – Challenges and Sustainability

Islands are special cases for Sustainable Development. This Winter School/Advanced Course is aimed at combining all these different perspective, focusing on Gran Canaria.

Dispatches from Bonaire

Four ISLANDS students ventured out to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire to analyse the potential for “Community-Based Tourism”.

Call for Scholarship Applications 2023

Application deadline for scholarships in 15 January 2023, self-funded have until 1 April 2023 to apply for the 2023 intake of the ISLANDS MSc.

Life as an Islands-Student

Meet Sissal, one of the students who joined the Islands and Sustainability track of the Master in Spatial Sciences at RUG on which the new ISLANDS MSc is built upon.