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06/13: Marine biology and environment internship - 6th edition – August 2013

Poster of the 2013 edition of the "Sea week"


A marine biology and environment internship: "The Sea Week" used, since five years, to be organized in collaboration between WWF Mediterranean (Tunis Office), research unit Ecosystems & Aquatic Resources of the National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia (ERA/INAT) and the Centre for Studies and Training Okianos in Tabarka.

This internship is in its sixth session, brings together undergraduate and ingeneer science students (Fisheries, Biology, Environment), for a practical training on prospecting, sampling and interpretation of marine and coastal ecosystems with a biodiversity and habitats protection approach.

"The Sea Week" can be attended by Algerian , Croatian, French, Italian, Lebanese, Libyan, Moroccan, and Tunisian students.


The internship will cover the following topics:

  • Prospecting and sampling at sea
  • Laboratory work
  • Taxonomy
  • Data processing and mapping
  • Thematic conferences



This internship is organized with the participation of the Agency of Coasts Protection and Management (APAL), the Higher Institute of Fishing and Aquaculture of Bizerte (ISPA), the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas (RAC/SPA) and the Institute of research for development (IRD).

  • Period of the internship : from 19 to 25 August 2013
  • Place of the internship : Sidi Mechreg / Tabarka (North West of Tunisia)
  • Selection will be based on motivation
  • Selected students will be fully supported during this internship. The organizing committee will not support tickets for travel to Tunisia fees.
  • Individual and travel insurance are the responsibility of the selected students.
  • Applications must be sent before June 15, 2013 to Mr. Sami Dhouib: sdhouib@wwftunis.org and Mr. Romdhane Med Salah: romdhane.medsalah@inat.agrinet.tn

Application form (french).

Poster of the "Sea Week" 2013 (french).

For more information:

romdhane.medsalah@inat.agrinet.tn and sdhouib@wwftunis.org