ERASMUS+ research internships at the Department of Forest Botany of WULS, Poland

The Department of Forest Botany of Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) offers research internships to students and graduates within Erasmus+ program.

The internship offers participants in research on following topics:
a) cambium activity and tree wood formation (project refers to microscopic properties of wood of alien to Poland tree species. The main task of a participant is microscopic measurement of cells dimensions)
 b) forest communities dynamics (refers to vegetation transformations of dry-pine-forest (Cladonio-Pinetum). The main task of a participant is laboratory measurements of basic properties of soil samples, data gathering and analysis)
c) forest plants - animals interactions (refers to ungulates diet in various forest ecosystems. The main task of a participant is macro- and microscopic determination of food items collected from stomachs of harvested deers)

Each participant at the end of the stay shall prepare a summary report and presentation of obtained results.

 The internships are 3-4 months long and are aimed to master degree students, to graduates up to one year after graduation and to last year undergraduate students.
 Expected working hours: 6 hrs/day, 5 days/week work, for 3 to 4 months.
 The host Department provides training, consultancy and supervision. The interns may also attend other courses offered by the University.

It may be possible to implement the performed measurements by the participant into her/his diploma thesis on the base of individual agreement.

 For further details please contact dr Artur Obidzinski (artur_obidzinski(at) and  Malgorzata Kowalczyk;  incoming(at)