Archives former Master programmes and projects at CBM

Last changed: 26 August 2016

Here you will find information about the international educations and projects that are no longer operating at CBM.

Magister/Master programme 1998 - 2009

Between 1998-2009 CBM held a masters programme (swedish "magister program")  and an international master programme in sustainable use of biodiversity.
Master Thesis
You can read the masters thesis  and other publications from students between the years 1998-2009 here.

Former international projects


SwedBio was initiated in 2003 by The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) at the Swedish Biodiversity Centre (CBM) with the purpose to promote a proactive approach to biodiversity within the frame of Swedish development aid. SwedBio strived for the advancement of a fair, sustainable and productive use of; as well as sound management of biodiversity, as a base for poverty reduction.

SwedBio was situated at CBM from 2004 until 2011, but was then moved to Stockholm Resilience Centre.

For information about Swedbio today see their webpage


Seednet was a network funded by The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) for preserving cultural plants in Southeast Europe. The work was coordinated by the CBM with the support of the Nordic Gene Bank.

The initiative to establish cooperation on plant genetic resources (seeds, seeds, parts) in the former Yugoslavia and the Balkans.