MSc Forest Sciences with International Forestry

Further your career in resilient landscapes management

Estimated Time 4 semesters
Enroll by 23 April 2024

What you'll learn

  • An overview of global forest resources and how they are being used.
  • An understanding of selected ecosystems and their management, from level of ecological processes to manipulation of land use systems, considering a range of actors, assessing management outcomes
  • An analysis of institutions and political processes influencing forests /forestry at global, regional levels.
  • Specific key competencies for the analysis and management of forestry systems as carbon pools and sinks

About this program

The University of Freiburg, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, is pleased to invite you to apply for its MSc Forest Sciences with the International Forestry elective track starting in October 2022.

Forests and forestry offer solutions to many sustainable development issues, most prominently contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation. 

Freiburg, the green city in the heart of Europe, where Forest Sciences have a long tradition, is the ideal place to acquire the necessary competencies. Excellence in research and teaching and the Black Forest as the living lab at our doorstep provide the ideal environment for training of future forest experts. Our mission is to qualify professionals who can deal with the current challenges of sustainable forest management for all ecosystem services, biodiversity conservation, and climate change adaptation. A flexible programme structure allows you to build your own academic profile and prepare for your future career.

Who is this course for?

The International Forestry program is best suited to graduates of BSc programs in Forest sciences and closely related fields, who wish to work in an international context and also for international students from abroad who seek to expand their competencies and horizons for work in their home country.

This course is no longer available
   Location : Offline & Online
Institution : University of Freiburg
Topics: : Climate change
Level: : Intermediate
Price: : 1,500 € per semester for non-EU students

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About The Landscape Academy

At the Global Landscapes Forum, we believe that learning is the foundation of long-lasting change. Through collaborative learning among diverse stakeholders, conflicts can be mediated and solved, and innovative solutions to global challenges can be created. For professionals currently working in their landscapes or landscapes around the world, we help them understand landscape approaches and how to operationalize them within their own contexts.

For this, the Landscape Academy brings together relevant online and offline learning opportunities that you can choose from to create a customized program. GLF helps future professionals build their knowledge and shape their careers. Find your course or curriculum today.