News and events
International School on Foraminifera

We are pleased to announce that the International School on Foraminifera will organize the 6th Course, which will be held in Urbino (Italy) on June 4-18, 2013.


This fourteen-day intensive course is specifically designed to provide an overview of the Taxonomy, Ecology, Biodiversity, and Geological History of Foraminifera. The course is intended for students interested in Micropalaeontology, Paleoceanography, Paleoecology, Climate History, and industrial applications. The course structure consists of morning lectures and afternoon microscope sessions.


The 6th ISF will be structured in three parts: Larger Benthic Foraminifera, Smaller Benthic Foraminifera and Planktonic Foraminifera.


Applications for this year’s course are now being accepted. Course details and application form can be found in attachments: Leaflet - Program - Application form 


For more information and registration, please contact:


Dr. Frontalini Fabrizio

Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, della Vita e dell'Ambiente (DiSTeVA)
Facoltà di Scienze e Tecnologie
Università degli Studi di Urbino "Carlo Bo"
Campus Scientifico, Località Crocicchia, 61029 Urbino (Italy)

Tel: (+39) 0722 304309  Fax: (+39) 0722 304220
Mobile phone: (+39) 3928457666