Master's Degree Programme (CBU) in Forestry (MSc)
The call for applications for the course starting in August 2019 will be open from 1 November 2018 to 15 January 2019 15:00 Finnish time. The application requirements and instructions how to apply will be updated to this web site in autumn 2018.
Expertise in renewable natural resources - with a strong international focus
Master's Degree Programme (CBU) in Forestry is organized by The Finnish-Russian Cross-Border University (CBU) Consortium of four highly recognised universities in Finland and in Russia. It is based on bilateral and international collaboration in the fields of forest and environmental sciences with aims to promote the ecologically and socially sustainable use of nature resources. As well as teaching based on high level scientific research the aim of our programme is to develop your cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of different working environments. The working language is English, and the studies are made both in Finland and Russia. The extent of these two-year long studies is 120 ECTS points.
Competence in cross-border working environment
Our programme provides you with knowledge and skills, which enable you to serve multinational organizations in the field of creating rational strategies and operations especially for territories and forests of Finland and Russia, in particular, but also worldwide. We provide you high quality and diversified training in forestry and bioenergy, with emphasis on social and ecological sustainability.
CBU FOR has been running since 2007, and we are proud to say that our graduates have made exceptionally impressive careers, many of them attributing their career success to our programme! Click on the Students' Voices link on the left to hear what our current students and alumni have to say about us.
"I must admit that my current job would not have been possible if I had not got my Master's degree from the CBU FOR programme."
-Julia Maximova, Russia-
"CBU FOR is a programme that offers more than education, but valuable international experience. Being able to study in Finland and Russia creates a unique international education unlike any other."
-Natalie Trofimencoff, Canada-