Protected Areas and Recovery of Species

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Protected Areas and Recovery of Species

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The main goals of this course are:

    • To recognize the different categories of classification of protected natural areas and their application in the natural environment.
    • To understand the most important concepts and methodological strategies related to the conservation and management of protected natural spaces.
    • To assess the degree of threat to habitats and species and its consequences on natural and socio-economic systems.
    • To learn the general tools for the recovery of threatened species and the functioning of the species recovery centers.
    • To employ legislation on habitat and species recovery.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.


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