MSc European Forestry programme

A joint course-based Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus MSc programme run by six renowned European universities

MSc European Forestry (MSc EF) is a top class taught Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programme (EMJMD) in the field of forest sciences. The quality of our programme is acknowledged by the European Commission, which awarded the MSc European Forestry Erasmus Mundus status for years 2004-2014 and for years 2016-2019.

Our programme is a two-year interdisciplinary programme that provides you academic education in the field of sustainable resource management with special emphasis of bioeconomy. MSc EF offers a new approach to the markets in forestry and nature management and it connects the increasing number of forest related issues with European dimension at international as well as national levels. The objective of the MSc EF programme is to educate professionals who have thorough understanding in sustainable forest bioeconomy as well as in European business culture. The Curriculum is specifically designed to take into consideration the needs of potential employers and our graduates are highly appreciated by national and international agencies, governmental bodies, NGO's, research institutions and  timber, paper and pulp enterprises.

In MSc EF, six European top-class forestry universities collaborate intensively to offer joint study modules in addition to their existing curricula. The MSc EF Consortium consists of: University of Eastern Finland (coordinator); AgroParisTech, France; University of Freiburg, Germany; University of Lleida, Spain; University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Austria and Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania. In addition, Associated Partner HEIs in Brazil, Canada and China and Associated Industrial and Associated Scientific Partners contribute to the programme delivery.

Our programme welcomes applications from persons who hold a Bachelor's or comparable degree in forest or related sciences. Click on the link on the left to find out how to apply to MSc EF.

Our graduates are internationally valued experts

We have been has been running since 2001, and we are proud to say that our graduates have made exceptionally impressive careers, many of them attributing their career success to our programme!  Our graduates are indeed amongst the most sought after in the field by national and international employers alike. The majority of our graduates are currently employed around the world by organisations such as:

  • Forest and nature management agencies and governmental bodies
  • Research institutions
  • Forest enterprises in paper and pulp industries and saw milling
  • Environmental NGO's

Click on the Students' voices link on the left to hear what our current students and alumni have to say about us.

"Today, I am in very high spirit that I had opted for this course, which proved a milestone in my professional career."

-Muhammad Sohail, Pakistan-

 

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The latest update: 7 Nov 2016.

 

 

 

 

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