Coastal Management I: International Student Course 2017

On September 19th and 27th, 2017 twelve Master students of Natural Science Faculty participated in the comprehensive course of Integrated Coastal Zone Management I course at Klaipeda University.

The given course has introduced and built up the fundamental knowledge about Integrated Coastal Zone Management by introducing to such topics as Marine Spatial planning, Coastal, and Marine Services, Coastal Area Management, Blue Growth and Water Monitoring, Assessment and Evaluation of Coastal and Marine Activities, also, Climate Change Adaptation. The teaching was mainly focused on methods and a practical ICZM implementation applying the Systems Approach Framework method.

Students had an opportunity to try out the gained theoretical knowledge in practical activities. The role plays (SAF application), interactive group activities and field work also various exercises during the classes and for homework allowed the students to understand the beneficial side of the course.