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Interactions in Ecological Communities

The course provides knowledge about interactions in ecological communities. It covers several types of interactions, including plant-animal, plant-fungi/microbe and predator-prey.

The students are trained in addressing and studying ecological and evolutionary problems associated with interactions. The course includes a project work that allow in-depth study of a topic within the field.

  • Course structure


    The course includes the following elements: Theory 7,5 hp. and Project 7,5 hp.

    Teaching format

    The education consists of lectures, seminars and exercises. Participation in seminars, exercices and group education associated with this is compulsory. An examiner may rule that a student is not obliged to participate in certain compulsory education if there are special grounds for this after consultation with the relevant teacher.

    Learning outcomes

    A list of the learning outcomes can be found in the syllabus. Please find the link to the syllabus on the right side of this page.


    Examination is carried out by a written examination for Theory 7.5 hp and by oral presentations of Project 7.5 hp.


    Johan Ehrlén


    Tel: +46 8 16 1202

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    There is no mandatory course book but scientific articles will be distributed during the course.

  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Student office
    Study counsellor (advanced level)