24 months
6000 USD/year
6000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The goal of the Timber Industry programme of University of Sopron is professional training in wood processing and utilisation. Achieving a high level theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the technical, environmental and financial aspects of wood utilization, processing and product development.


Graduates of the Timber Industry programme of University of Sopron are welcome in the primary and secondary processing of wood (sawmills, furniture factories, wood construction companies, etc.), in research institutes and universities globally.


Graduates of the master course are capable of:
  • the practical application of their skills to understand principles and relationships, and using various problem-solving techniques,
  • processing new information, problems and phenomena encountered at the frontiers of their professional experience, understanding and solving emerging problems and generating original ideas,
  • forming correct opinions and fair criticism, decision-making, drawing conclusions,
  • evaluating conditions, analysing risks and, based on these, forming a realistic evaluation, making suggestions, solving complex tasks in the area of wood processing, developing new technologies, organising and controlling production processes.
  • the management of the available technological, economic and human resources in a complex way
  • performing all kinds of engineering tasks related to wood processing and utilisation at a high level of proficiency,
  • self-education and development, extending and expanding their knowledge and skills.

Programme Structure

Competences to be obtained in the masters’ course:

  • career-related theoretical and practical skills and their application in laboratory work and design.
  • systematic understanding and competence concerning materials, technology and products
  • management skills and the ability to promote successful teamwork
  • user-level knowledge concerning computer-based communication and analysis
  • a basic understanding of issues of environment protection, quality management, consumer protection, manufacturer responsibilities, occupational safety and health, technical, economic, legal requirements, and ethics.
  • acquaintance with the general analysis and problem-solving techniques required for scientific research.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc in the field of Technics, Technology or Biology
  • Good command of English
  • Visa application form
  • Passport (must be valid for at least 18 months, but preferably valid until the end of your studies.)
  • Three passport-size photographs
  • Letter of Acceptance from the university (transit visa if needed)
  • EITHER the bank transfer receipt of the payment of tuition fee or a payment certificate from the university OR Letter of Admission from the receiving institution (if you are scholarship holder)
  • The Embassy may ask for your airplane reservation or fare ticket and for proof of accommodation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Sopron

110000 - 160000 HUF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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