• Greece

Program Details

Year Round
Weekly Hours
  • • At least one year of college or university studies in the fields of environmental, ecological, zoological and/or related sciences
  • • Knowledge of terrestrial mammal behaviour preferred
  • • Capacity for accurate and consistent data collection and analysis
  • • Comfortable working under low supervision as well as leading a project independently
  • • Ability to write scientific reports and papers
  • • Fluency in English


Price Details
Monthly fees of 650 euro include:
Living expenses (shared accommodation, all meals, wi-fi)
Use of equipment & research boats
Transport for working purposes
Greek lessons

Students and recent graduates are advised to explore possible funding through their universities, by getting in touch with the Finance / International Relations / Placement/ Erasmus+ Offices at their Universities or other relevant grant providing organizations in their region.

*Travelling costs are NOT included
What's Included
Accommodation Meals Wifi
Jul 30, 2018
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About Program

In order to monitor the status and the habitat of the chameleon population, the Archipelagos terrestrial conservation team carries out surveys throughout the year. The data gathered on chameleon and other herpetological species populations is used towards Archipelagos’ conservation initiatives and efforts.

Project activities include:
• Determining the chameleon population size and distribution using mark-recapture techniques and morphometrical analysis
• Carrying out observational surveys of various lizard, snake, tortoise and amphibian species
• Carrying out research on the extent of anthropogenic impacts and their influence on chameleon and other reptile populations
• Assessing seasonal variation of habitats and and vegetation type preferences
• Developing population and habitat conservation measures

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Program Highlights

  • These projects provide field-work and hands-on research opportunities for graduate and post-graduate students

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