Dr. Philipp Wagner, Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Germany

Hosting Scientist: Dr. Shai Meiri.

Course: Taxonomy of reptiles.

Prof. Lorenzo Prendini, American Museum of Natural History, New York

Hosting Scientist: Prof. Yael Lubin.

Course: Systematics and Diversity of Scorpions, with Introduction to the Israeli Fauna.

Prof. Olof Biström, University of Helsinki, Finland

Hosting Scientist: Prof. Avital Gasith.

Course: Taxonomy of diving beetles in Israel.

Prof. Robert Raven, Queensland Museum, Australia

Hosting scientist: Dr. Ariel Chipman.

Course: Taxonomy and functional morphology of spiders, with special reference to the Israeli fauna.