Training & Education

LifeWatch ERIC fosters training and education opportunities, particularly for young researchers, to ensure user-friendly access to all the data, services and resources available within the LifeWatch ERICĀ infrastructure consortium, building skills in the bio-informatics domain and involving citizens in biodiversity and ecosystem research.

The LifeWatch Training Centre is powered by the Service Centre and currently offers targeted services for a range of users.

LifeWatch Training


LifeWatch ERIC Training Platform

We propose courses & tutorials for researchers seeking to make better use of the infrastructure resources, tools and services.

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LifeWatch ERIC Training Catalogue

The LifeWatch ERIC Training Catalogue has been designed and developed by following simple but effective requirements, mainly based on the need to find educational material.

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We have organised and co-organised numerous training events on the topics of biodiversity and ecosystem research, as well as on how to use our tools, services and VREs.
Click on each of them to access all related materials and information.

LifeWatch for Schools

We offer multimedia educational resources for teachers and students wishing to expand their knowledge of biodiversity and ecosystems.


We develop and host training platforms for sister projects and initiatives.


The Bulgarian National Distributed Centre is represented by the  Agricultural University-Plovdiv.

To know more about how Bulgaria contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.