Welcome to the SoilSoc Homesite!
The Nordic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network is a platform for efficient and innovative Nordic cooperation, exploring new ways to forge a networking university without boundaries.
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki (HU-AF) is the only institute in Finland providing degree education in soil science. Students can graduate for example from environmental soil science, forest soil science or environmental microbiology.
The first network leader and secretary of SoilSoc are located at HU-AF.
University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Faculty of Science of Forestry
TheUniversity of Eastern Finland (UEF) offers a broad list of courses in forest ecology and economy. Students interested in forest soils can find courses in English for example in the course directory of Environmental Science and Forestry, a non-degree programme started in the year 1991.
UEF is the newest member in the NOVA University Network, and a member of SoilSoc from the very beginning.
Upcoming SoilSoc courses
- Microbial resource centers and preservation of microorganisms, Finland, May 2011
Meetings and Courses
- Conference - Ecology of Soil Microorganisms, Prague 27 April – 1 May 2011
- NOVA PhD course - Organic Food and Farming Systems and Climate Change Mitigation, Denmark, May 2011
- Novel approaches for analyzing metabolic and genomic features of individual microbial cells, Sweden, 15-21 Aug, 2011