Educational Capacity Strengthening for Risk Managment of Non-native Aquatic Species in Western Balkans - RiskMan

Course 1: Biology of aquatic NNS

Course 1: Biology of aquatic NNS

Detailed List of Weekly Topics for the Course 1:

Biology of aquatic NNS

1. Week:

General characteristics of aquatic NNS

2. Week

Advantageous biological traits of the invasive over native species

3. Week

Biological characteristics of invasive freshwater and marine phytoplankton species

4. Week

Case study of invasive freshwater and marine phytoplankton species

5. Week

Biological characteristics of invasive freshwater and marine zooplankton species

6. Week

Case study of invasive freshwater and marine zooplankton species

7. Week

Biological characteristics of invasive algae and macrophytes species, freshwater and marine

8. Week

Case study of  invasive algae and macrophytes species, freshwater and marine

9. Week

Biological characteristics of invasive invertebrate species, freshwater and marine

10. Week

Case study of invasive invertebrate species, freshwater and marine

11. Week

Biological characteristics of invasive freshwater fish species

12. Week

Case study of  invasive freshwater fish species

13. Week

Biological characteristics of invasive marine fish species

14. Week

Case study of  invasive marine fish species

15. Week

Invasion in the Adriatic Sea and freshwater protected areas of Balkan

 

 Details about the implementation of Course 1 (Biology of aquatic NNS) in the HEI of Partner Countries

 

AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA

BIHAC UNIVERSITY

MONTENEGRO UNIVERSITY

SARAJEVO UNIVERSITY

The programme level in which the module was included (Bachelor, Master, PhD etc.) 

Bachelor

Master

PhD

Master

The title of the programme in which the module was included 

Marine Biology and Aquaculture

Ecoengineering

(still under evaluation by Quality Assurance Office of UNBIH)

PhD in Biology

(Faculty of Natural Science)

Ecology

(Faculty of Science)

The number of ECTS credits for each module 

3

5

10

2

The number of students enrolled in the new/updated programme 

10

expected 10

3 to 7

10

Type of module (mandatory or optional) 

Optional

Mandatory

Optional

Optional

Is the programme in which the module will be included a totally new or already taught 

Totally New

This is a completely new program currently under evaluation by the UNBI Quality Assurance Office

Already exist

Already exist

Is the programme already accredited or not?

Already Accredited

Accreditation of the study program will be done after one year of program implementation according to the regulations of accreditation at UNBI

Already Accredited

Already Accredited