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– close interaction with cetaceans
– direct contact to researchers
– full training program (working meetings, talks, film, etc.)
– professional project leader
– small, informal and relaxed groups (maximum 8 volunteers)
– direct support of conservation efforts
– contribution to research funding
– the “most healthy climate” of the world
– spectacular environment
– The courses are fully accepted for the study of biology at several universities

Attention: The current course will be held in German.


15 days including the days of arrival and departure: 1049,- €

Contents of the practical course

– Introduction to the basics and some methods in animal behaviour, how to record and handle cetacean sighting data and behavioural data, 6 meetings (opening meeting, 4 working meetings, closing meeting).

– Learning and practising different techniques of data recording and behavioural observations of cetaceans on 7 whale watching study trips (6 x 3-4h, 1 x 6-8h).

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