An essential part of the mission of a research institution is the education and training of students and young researchers who will become future leaders in scientific and technological research. Since its foundation, the Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn is fully committed to provide high-quality advanced courses, to provide life-long education and training for scientists and to promote this activity to a large and international studentship and researchers.
For undergraduates, the Stazione Zoologica hosts either Bachelor and Master students for providing them the opportunity to carry on experimental thesis and highly qualified training internship in different fields of marine and fundamental biology, under the supervision of our scientists.
Advanced postgraduate study is also carried out either as Laurea Magistrale (two years Master Degree in Marine biology, with international courses developed in collaboration with the University of Naples Federico II.
After completion of the master degree, the students may have access to the Doctoral programs. The SZN hosts either an International PhD program in collaboration with the Open University (UK, 3-4 years) and Italian Doctorate collaboration with Italian Universities (3-4 years).
Training and education are also provided through several advanced international workshops and courses organized every year along with a prestigious series of seminars and colloquia of top level scientists invited from all continents.
The scheme of the portfolio of educational and training activities carried out at the SZN is reported in this section. An dedicated Higher Education Office (HEO) will provide all information and support to students and scientists interested in out activities. A dedicated PhD - Commission and together with the Higher Education Office coordinate and support the different educational and training activities.