International project ECOSERVE “Training Masters in Ecosystem Services Management in Protected Areas” is ready to start.

The Buryat state academy of agriculture named after V.R.Philippov is one of 14 partners of the project ERASMUS+ “ECOSERVE”, located in the Far Eastern Region of Russia. The other Russian University is the Ulyanovsk State Agrarian University located on the border region between Russia’s East and West. The Mongolian Universities are Mongolian University of Life Sciences and EcoAsia Environmental Management, one of the private Universities in Mongolia.
Other 10 partners of the project are schools of higher education from Spain, Finland, Italy, Romania, and non-academic partners from Russia and Mongolia. Project implementation period is from 15/01/2021 to 14/01/2024.

The main goal of the ECOSERVE project is the development of the Master’s Degree program on providing ecosystem services in the protected areas with taking into consideration the demand for specialists in public services, in privately providing services and specialists of the travel industry.


On 11 March the first meeting of the partners was held. Participants of the project discussed the schedule of further work specifically working meetings, practical trainings, international conferences and seminars, financial issues, elaboration of the working programs of disciplines, etc.