To enhance education and capacity building in the field of scientifically sound biodiversity conservation, the Croatian Biological Society, the European Section of the Society for Conservation Biology, the Center for Marine Research of the “Rudjer Boskovic” Institute and Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb jointly organize the 7th International School of Conservation Biology (iSCB). iSCB is an intensive graduate-level course with emphasis on quantitative methods in conservation biology, directed at MSc and PhD students from European and Mediterranean countries who already have basic training in biology/ecology and other related subjects. International team of instructors, guest speakers and field lecturers from Europe and USA will present latest trends, case studies and state of the art knowledge in this young and fast developing discipline that is now considered a critical science of the 21st century. With successful completion of the School students will receive a certificate and 7 ECTS credits towards their university degree. Please visit the School web site for further info and registration: www.hbd1885.hr/iscb. Registration deadline: 15th February 2011.