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Klaipeda University

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Department:Coastal Research and Planning Institute
Partner number:9
Address:Herkaus Manto str. 84; LT - 92294, Klaipeda; Lithuania
Erasmus Charter Number:62651


Legal representative / director: Vladas Žulkus
Contact person: Dr.  Olenin  Sergej
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Summary and roles

Short Description:Klaipeda University is the only higher educational institution in the western (coastal) part of Lithuania. The University has nine faculties and study institutes with ca. 10,000 students. Klaipe.da University owns „Brabander“, the largest Lithuanian exploratory – training sailer, designed for students’ practice and marine expeditions. The Coastal Research and Planning Institute (KUCORPI) is an interdisciplinary research and education institution at Klaipeda University; employing 50 researchers and technical personnel. KUCORPI performs regional services and gives environmental advice for coastal industry and administration; develops marine and coastal science and conducts PhD studies in Aquatic Ecology and Environmental Sciences at Klaipeda University.

KUCORPI has good participation experience in a range of EC funded FP6 and FP7, INTEREG and LIFE projects; it is a member of the EU network of excellence in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning and the full partner of the international Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Programme "Marine Biodiversity and Conservation". MARES students will have opportunity to join the research groups working in the field of system analysis and ecological modeling, invasion ecology, seabed habitat ecology, plankton studies, development of environmental information systems, coastal planning and environmental impact assessment.-



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  • Daunys Darius
  • Olenin Sergej
  • Pilkaitytë Renata
  • Razinkovas Arturas
  • Zaiko Anastasija

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