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Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree

Water and Coastal Management

WACOMA

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UCA
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Co-funded by the
Erasmus+ Programme
of the European Union

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News

[26 March 2019]

CIMA received candidates for the MSc Water and Coastal Management

This Programme is intended to offer internships/research topics to early career researchers doing a 12-month project as part of an MSc in Water and Coastal Management.
The cohort of students is very international, covering five continents.
The objectives are two: to be able to carry out research, within or across projects and to be able to carry out research on ‘real’ topics in international projects — Universidade do Algarve UAlg.

[27 February 2019]

WACOMA Students at UCA

After completing the 2-weeks Hot Topics Intensive School at UALG, all 23 WACOMA Students have just joined the Partner University of Cadiz at Puerto Real Campus in Cadiz, Spain, where they will be attending the second semester. The students have been warmly received by the University of Cadiz Professors, Lecturers, Administrative Staff and Alumni.
All information about Lessons timetable, Spanish Language Courses, Services and facilities, Offices and Practicalities at UCA can be found here.

[27 February 2019]

Associated Partner Future Earth Coasts supervised 3 WACOMA graduates

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the three master students that Future Earth Coasts have had the pleasure to supervise in their Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in WAter and COastal MAnagement – 2018.

[8 February 2019]

EMJMD WACOMA coordinator, Prof. Elena Fabbri, nominated as Bologna Ambassador 2019

Prof. Elena Fabbri, the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree WACOMA Coordinator for the University of Bologna, has just been nominated as Bologna Ambassador for the year 2019.

[3 February 2019]

EMJMD WACOMA Students next destination:
Faro in Portugal

The students will be hosted by the Partner University of the Algarve – UALG- Gambelas Campus, for the 2-weeks HOT TOPICS INTENSIVE SCHOOL

[24 January 2019]

We are proud to announce that Professor Elena Fabbri, EMJMD WACOMA Coordinator, has just been re-elected to the position of President of Ravenna Campus for the years 2019/2021. The President is elected amongst the Academics teaching at Ravenna Campus, she chairs the Campus Board and is a member of the University of Bologna Campus Coordination. Elena Fabbri is Full Professor in Physiology at the Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences.

UNIBO MAGAZINE (in Italian)

[24 October 2018]

EMJMD Cluster meeting 2018: European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes

WACOMA EMJMD Coordinator, Professor Elena Fabbri and Programme Coordinator, Daniela Farinelli are now participating to the EMJMD Cluster meeting 2018: European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes.

[12 October 2018]

WACOMA students during the field trip along the northern coast of Emilia-Romagna, together with Prof. Beatrice Giambastiani (Applied Geologist, Univ. of Bologna), Dr. Roberto Montanari and Dr. Carlo Albertazzi (Regione Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Area of Coastal defence interventions and Integrated Coastal Zone Management).

[12 October 2018]

WACOMA students and teachers from the Associated Partner Regione Emilia Romagna (Area of Coastal defence interventions and Integrated Coastal Zone Management) in front of the Environmental Science Building (University of Bologna, Campus of Ravenna)

[3 October 2018]

UFRGS Associated Partner of the EMJMD WACOMA and Consul General of Italy in Brasil

Eduardo Barboza Guimarez, Professor from the Federal University do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS; Porto Alegre, Brasil) is an External Scholar teaching in WACOMA during the first semester at the University of Bologna.

[4 September 2018]

The WACOMA students arrive from 16 different countries

UNIBO MAGAZINE (in Italian)

[26 August 2018]

23 students selected from all over the world at the University of Bologna - Ravenna Campus
EMJMD WACOMA Students Academic year 2018/2019

Photo by Belinda Fewings on Unsplash

23 excellent students selected amongst over 250 candidates from all over the world are expected to arrive by the end of August at the University of Bologna.

[9 April 2018]

Local Press Article

1 April 2018 on “Corriere di Romagna” (in Italian)

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[12 January 2018]

Associated Partner Future Earth Coasts Project WACOMA
Call for Application announcement

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Ersasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) in WAter and COastal MAnagment (WACOMA)
Future Earth Coasts

FUTUREEARTHCOASTS.ORG

 

Events

[6 September 2018]

The RECTOR of the University of Bologna welcomes the EMJMD WACOMA students

The Rector of the University of Bologna with the WACOMA students.

MAGAZINE UNIBO.IT

September 6th 2018 Meeting Programme

[6 September 2018]

The Women Team managing WACOMA

The Women Team managing WACOMA (from the left: Prof. Elena Fabbri, Coordinator; Dr. Daniela Farinelli, Programme Manager; Dr Filomena Volpe, Assistant for students and teachers; Prof. Alice Newton, Institutional Coordinator for University of Algarve; Prof. Irene Laiz, Institutional Coordinator for University of Cadiz.

[6 September 2018]

The Unibo Rector, with Elena Fabbri, Daniela Farinelli, Alice Newton, Irene Laiz, Francesco Girotti (International Division of UNIBO) and Francesca Carati (International Agreement Office of Unibo).

 

 

 

Last update: 26 Mar 2019

[8 March 2018]

EMJMD WACOMA KICK-OFF MEETING at the University of Bologna, WACOMA Coordinating Institution. The Journey has started.

The Wacoma Consortium Partner Universities Institutional Coordinators, Professor Elena Fabbri from the University of Bologna, Professor Irene Laiz Alonso from the University of Cadiz and Professor Alice Newton from the University of the Algarve joined the Coordinating Meeting held in Ravenna on March the 6th-7th and the Kick Off Meeting in Bologna on March the 8th along with National and International Associated Partners (Emilia Romagna Region, ARPA-ER, Lighthouse, Fondazione Flaminia) and Associated Partner Universities who joined the Web-conference from Brasil (UFRGS and UNIVALI) and Ireland (Future Earth Coast-UCC).

[9 April 2018]

WACOMA: European Excellent Studies on Climate Change and the Coast.
University of Bologna - Ravenna Campus Coordinating Institution of the EMJMD Wacoma, the programme has been selected for funding amongst 116 applications, it is cofounded by the European Commission for around 3 Million Euros.
Selected Students from all over the world will join the master degree for the academic year 2018/2019.

[26 August 2018]

23 excellent students selected amongst over 250 candidates from all over the world are expected to arrive by the end of August at the University of Bologna. The Kick-OFF Meeting will take place in Bologna on September the 6th, the students will be welcomed by the University of Bologna Rector, Professor Francesco Ubertini, by the Coordinator of the EMJMD Wacoma, Professor Elena Fabbri and by the Coordinators of the University of Cadiz and the University of the Algarve as well as the Academic staff involved in the project.
A number of welcoming activities are planned to take place in September: https://events.unibo.it/international-welcomeweek-campusravenna
Classes will start on September the 5th.

[3 October 2018]

Eduardo Barboza Guimarez, Professor from the Federal University do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS; Porto Alegre, Brasil) is an External Scholar teaching in WACOMA during the first semester at the University of Bologna. UFRGS is an Associated Partner of the EMJMD WACOMA, and presented the Erasmus Mundus Programme and the teaching module by Prof. Barboza (Advanced technologies for coastal assessment and management) to the Consul General of Italy in Brasil who visited the University on Oct 3rd, 2018. In the picture, Prof Barboza first on the left; the Rector of UFRGS Rui Vicente Opperman third from the left; the Consul General of Italy Roberto Bortot, forth from the right.

[24 October 2018]

WACOMA EMJMD Coordinator, Professor Elena Fabbri and Programme Coordinator, Daniela Farinelli are now participating to the EMJMD Cluster meeting 2018: European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes.

Over 150 EMJMD Coordinators, EACEA, EU Heads of Unit and Officers as well as EMA alumni gathered together for a 2 days meeting and workshops in Brussels on the topic of European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes with special focus on dismantling obstacles, integrate jointness, raise awareness and promote the added value of the European Approach in the framework of international cooperation in the European Higher Education Area.

EMJMD Cluster meeting 2018

[3 Feb 2019]

EMJMD WACOMA Students next destination: Faro in Portugal

The students will be hosted by the Partner University of the Algarve – UALG- Gambelas Campus, for the 2-weeks HOT TOPICS INTENSIVE SCHOOL

The 1st cohort of 23 EMJMD Wacoma students have just completed their first Semster at the University of Bologna – Ravenna Campus where they have attended classes and passed exams, they carried out practical and fieldwork activities and have been involved in conferences, intercultural and international activities as well as country presentations. All the students have completeted their academic assignments of 5 compulsory modules for a total of 30 ECTS in the following:

Physiology applied to the environment: pollutant impacts on human health and ecosystem; Advanced technologies and decision support systems in water and coastal management; Hydrocomplexity of the coastal zone; Environmental economics and risk management in coastal policy; Environmental economics and risk management in coastal policy.

They are now off to UALG where they will be attending a 2-weeks Hot topics intensive School for a total of 6 ECTS. The main focus is to keep the master programme updated to the state of the art, latest methodologies, frameworks and development in the field of Water and Coastal Management. Students will attend lectures and seminars on the following: System Approach Framework (SAF); Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response (DPSIR) Framework; Assessment frameworks: Ocean Health Index, Ecological Status (WFD) Environmental status (MSFD); Governance and Sustainability; World Ocean Assessment (WOA), Marine cetaceans, Remote sensing and coastal management; Modelling the morphological response of coastal systems to projected sea-level rise during the 21st century; Harmful phytoplankton in an upwelling region. They will have the chance to visit the Centre for Marine and Environmental Research, the Centre of Marine Sciences, Scientific diving center.

They will go on field trips and boat trips to different water ecosystems in the algarve: a beach, a lagoon, barrier islands and a river. Students will have debriefing and assignments for each activity and lecturers they will attend.

Lecturers, experts and WACOMA and MACOMA Alumni will be involved in the seminars and practical activities.

Full programme and details HERE.

[8 Feb 2019]

EMJMD WACOMA coordinator, Prof. Elena Fabbri, nominated as Bologna Ambassador 2019

Prof. Elena Fabbri, the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree WACOMA Coordinator for the University of Bologna, has just been nominated as Bologna Ambassador for the year 2019.

The prize is awarded by the Bologna Convention Bureau to personalities of Academia, Medicine, Industry and Sport who have been recognised for their outstanding outreach and engagement in contributing to the promotion of Bologna in the world through the organization of significant and far-reaching scientific meetings and/or programmes and events. It has been acknowledged that WACOMA has proven its worldwide attractivenes to a very large and qualified audience, with hundreds of contacts and applications, and network made of over 20 Partners in the world and several stakeholders. During its first year of activity, after a strict selection process based on academic background, WACOMA brought to the University of Bologna 24 excellent students from 16 different Countries, from New Zealand to USA, from Vietnam to Brasil.

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