Further Information

2009_Folder_AlumniClubThe alumni club of the MSc programme "Management of Protected Areas" was founded on June 16, 2007. It serves as platform for the exchange of current and former students, the management, advisory board and lecturers of the programme. The alumni club aims to connect its members and support their professional carreers.

The alumni club is registered as an association in Klagenfurt, Austria. It is managed by an elected board consisting of alumnis and representatives of the University of Klagenfurt and E.C.O. Institute of Ecology, Klagenfurt.

It’s also open for acknowledged external protected area experts and organisations as well as supporters of the MSc programme or its alumni club. We exchange in personal meetings and via our project web-site.

If you would like to have further information on the alumni club or want to become a member or supporter, please have a look at our folder and our statutes or contact us directly.

Best wishes from Austria,

Barbara Müller

Member benefits

Excursion Prealpi Giulie Nature Park 2011

As member of our alumni club you are part of a unique, large, globally active and personal network of protected area experts! In detail you can expect the following benefits:

  • Easy, personal access to acknowledged protected area experts and organisations all over the world
  • Access to alumni homepage with member profiles and contact details (of alumni, current students, lecturers and advisory board members), fora on jobs and tenders, events, publications, requests and project ideas, that allow for a lively exchange to share up-to-date information, solve problems and brainstorm on new ventures and ideas
  • Participation in annual alumni gatherings (excursions, conferences, adventure & fun)
  • Free access to interesting and innovative protected area workshops or conferences organised by the alumni club
  • 3 alumni newsletters per year (highlighting alumni, MPA programme and protected area-related news, networking ideas and personal updates)
  • Financial support for selected members to join annual gatherings or workshops organised by alumni club
  • Free access to selected educational materials from the latest MPA course
  • Benefits provided by the alumni network of the University of Klagenfurt
  • Possibility to contribute and shape the alumni and MPA network activities by getting involved in the alumni club board work

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