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Project - "Seasonal Forest School 2016”

About School

Project - "Seasonal Forest School 2016” is carried out on the basis of Forest Faculty of Georgian Agricultural University and V.Gulisashvili Forest Institute, by financial support of Shota Rustaveli National Scientific Fund( SS16_B_032).

The idea of school, serves of promotion of forestry, attraction of new personnel in the scientific direction and encouraging of long-term international cooperation on the regional level (Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia), including supporting of integration into international scientific community.

The study course including two main thematic directions and the relevant topics, such as:
1. Forest Inventory, Forest and Climate Change
"Contemporary methods of forest inventory”
"Methodolical Issues of Study of Natural Regeneration in the Different Forest Formation”
"Contemporary methods of forest biomass assessment and modeling”
"Definition of photosynthesis intensity in different forest formations”
2. (forest ecosystems and biodiversity
"Economics of Forest Recourses – Assessment Methods Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity – TEEB”
"Silvicultural interventions based on the „closer to nature“ forestry concept”
"High conservation value forests (HCV) and methodological issues of its assessment”
"Forest genetic and non-timber resources and methodological issues of its assessment”
"Main forest pest insects and possibility of its biological control“
Study course will be presented by relevant leading local and European (Poland, Germany and Italy) professors and scientists.

Important Dates 

Open registration – 31 May 2016
Close registration - 17 June 2016
Opening School - 27 June 2016
Closing School – 03 July 2016

Tentative Agenda


Condition of participation

Who can participate – students of master's or PhD program and also undergraduate students of bachelor program, who are studding or involved in research activities in accredited universities of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan by forestry direction.

Reimbursement: food and accommodation expanses (accommodation expanses for Foreign and regional listeners)

Will not be reimbursed – traveling (Arrival, Departure) costs of listeners.

Location and Accommodation

Location - Agricultural University of Georgia, University Campus at Digomi David Aghmashenebeli Alley, N 240 0159. Tbilisi. Georgia
Accommodation - Hotel "Patrioti" , D.Agmashenebeli Alley 12th km, 0131 Tbilisi, Georgia

Mob. (+995) 591 19 39 69
E-Mail m.bachilava@agruni.edu.ge
Contact person – Maia Bachilava