The studies are intended for those who want to become specialists able to identify and evaluate the biotic components of ecosystems in accordance with the current rules and regulations of the national and European law. The graduates will be able to evaluate and interpret various ecological processes, especially those that are important for making any decisions about the environment. Moreover, the graduates will be acquainted with the methods of effective team work. The programme of the studies offers a number of courses which will teach the students data analysis and statistical methods. The students will also learn how to prepare projects according to the official directives of the European Union and to apply for financial support for the development, management, and conservation of the environment, both at the regional and national levels.