Labex CEBA – Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia

Understanding why so many organisms are present iLOGO_Investirlavenir_RVBn tropical ecosystems is a major scientific challenge.
The Laboratoire of excellence CEBA (Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia) promotes innovation in research on tropical biodiversity. It brings together a network of internationally-recognized French research teams, contributes to university education, and encourages scientific collaboration with South American countries.

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Citizen Science Training Session Offered by Tela Botanica

CEBA and Tela Botanica are collaborating to develop participatory sciences in French Guiana. To that aim, we are organizing a training session that will focus on developping new citizen science tools that can be used to study French Guiana’s flora. … Continued


The LabEx CEBA has been renewed for a 4-years period (2020-2024). This is the opportunity to launch a third round of strategic projects funding. The overarching goals of the strategic projects are to:• Implement the scientific tasks of CEBA dynamically … Continued

Congratulations to the 2019 CEBA Ph.D. students!

The 2019 LabEx CEBA Ph.D. fellowships have been assigned and we have just notified the awardees. This year, the LabEx CEBA will fund or co-fund 4 students working on diverse topics. The students are expected to start on October 1rst … Continued

Renewal of the International Scientific Advisory Board

The International Scientific Advisory Board is appointed for a 3-years period to provide independent recommendations about the CEBA program. The Scientific Advisory Board has just been renewed and welcomes three new members. The panel is now composed of: Edouardo BRONDISIO … Continued

Projects funded in 2019

Read about the projects that have been funded in 2019 by CEBA following the annual Call for proposals.

2019 CEBA PhD scholarship

CEBA opens a call for doctoral project proposals in order to fund and welcome new PhD students as early as October 2019! If you want to propose a project, you will find here the guidelines and the form to fulfil and … Continued

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