SURE – SE Europe Chapters established a series of objectives as follows.

  • Supporting the development of the field – urban ecology
  • Developing regional initiatives for research themes in the field of urban ecology
  • Improving the networking of specialists from SE Europe by creating an academic platform for debates
  • Help SURE establishing a world-wide network of specialists working in the field of urban ecology and profiting from this
  • Providing the opportunity for young and early stage researchers of developing their scientific career in the field of urban ecology




In addition, we have established the specific actions and deadlines required for achieving the objectives

Action Deadline SURE support
Creating a database of specialists and institutions from the designated countries working in the field of urban ecology. February, 15th, 2015 Administrative support
Promote SURE SE Europe in social network, websites and research groups. March 15th, 2015 Approval
Establish the research subjects for discussion on social networks. March 15th, 2015 Approval
Establishing an Executive  Committee of the chapter. March 15th, 2015 Approval
Recruiting members from SE European countries. Permanent Administrative support
Co-organizing the Symposium of National Geographers Students, Bucharest. March 27-29th, 2015 Administrative support
Co-organizing the SURE Summer School Environmental Research in Urban Areas, Bucharest. July 13-19, 2015 Administrative support, online course
Realizing an annual newsletter presenting information about the organization and its events, research opportunities, publications and other relevant information for the members of the SE Europe Chapter. July 15th, 2015 Approval
Co-organizing the Workshop of Urban Ecology during the International Conference Environment and Landscape Research, Bucharest. November 13-15th, 2015 Administrative support, participation of SURE President and other members