The objective of this bi-annual course is to give PhD students from different subject areas (e.g. ecology, entomology, nematology, plant breeding, molecular biology etc.) a deeper understanding of challenges and constraints in relation to modern plant protection in different systems. Here is the preliminary schedule and the syllabus. Invited lecturers: David Collinge, Denmark Siegrid Steinkellner, BOKU, Austria Christer Magnusson, Norway Morten Lillemo, NMBU, Norway Hans Jørgen Lyngs Jørgensen, Denmark Veiko Lehsten, Lund University Yann Clough, Lund University Karolina Lukášová, CULS, Czeck republic …and 18 lecturers from SLU!