Scope: The aim is to provide the students with a global view on how physiological mechanisms are selected to match the pressure of the environment, how life in extreme environments is made possible by specialized physiological systems, how climate change may impact individuals and populations and how such effects can be measured at the level of the individual physiology.
Upon completion of this course it is expected that the students can:
15 h of lectures + 6 h of tutorials + 9 h of lab work + 54 h of independent work.
As the registration for any elective is mandatory, please wait for an email by the MSc Coordinating Team requesting the names of the electives that you plan to choose for your 2nd year, 1st semester.
Evaluation: test or exam (50%), paper presentation (10%), written essay and oral presentation of a short practical project (40%).