VLIZ provides the opportunity to do a work placement or write a thesis on a coastal and marine scientific subject. Student employees are also encouraged to participate in VLIZ for a month.
Students participate actively in VLIZ © VLIZ
Within the scope of training, students can work in a stimulating setting of coastal and marine sciences. VLIZ gladly gives guidance to students who want to write a thesis or do a work placement at VLIZ. Every summer VLIZ also offers student employees the opportunity to take part, for a month or longer, in its activities:
- the provision of logistical support to marine researchers;
- the development of data infrastructures and marine data management;
- the sharing of marine information with various target groups;
- the acquisition, disclosure and reorganisation of marine scientific information in the library;
- the support of a sustainable and scientifically founded coastal and marine policy.
Subjects for a thesis in the academic year 2013-2014
Following subjects are offered for a Bachelor and/or Master thesis:
- Bachelor or Master thesis: Thematic mapping of data sharing in the international marine landscape
- Master thesis: Long-term trends in relative abundance of larger predator fish species in Belgian sea fisheries
- Master thesis: Long-term trends in relative abundance of pelagic fish species in Belgian sea fisheries
- Master thesis: Long-term trends in relative abundance of commercial species in the Coastal waters, in Belgian sea fisheries
Subjects for a work placement
For a work placement of one month minimum VLIZ offers the following subjects:
- Small-scale fishery in Belgium: a future segment of our fishery?
- Marine Regions
- Contribution to finalizing the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
Are you interested in one of the following activities? Would you like to make a specific proposal or receive more information? Then do not hesitate to contact us!
Interested student employees may send a CV, letter of motivation and choice of activities prior to the end of March to:
Look at a list of former trainees, thesis students and student employees.