An application process is currently open (various deadlines, starting Jan 15, 2008) for a new Erasmus Mundus course in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation. More information can be found on the website: http://embc.marbef.org . Applications are open for both European and non-European students. The Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC) is offered by a University consortium consisting of 6 partners. The study programme is divided in 3 thematic modules : (1) Understanding the structure and function of marine biodiversity (2) Toolbox for investigating marine biodiversity (3) Conservation and Restoration of marine biodiversity.