M.Sc. On Campus

European Forestry

University of Eastern Finland

24 months
8500 EUR/year
4250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Master of Science in European Forestry (MSc EF) from University of Eastern Finland  is a two-year interdisciplinary programme that provides academic education in the field of sustainable resource management with special emphasis of bio-economy. 


The European Forestry programme, at the University of Eastern Finland, 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 bio-economy 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
  • 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.

Career opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis in forest economics and policy
  • Basics of wood material science
  • Current issues in forest conservation and biodiversity
  • Economics of multiple-use forestry
  • Fibrous products
  • Forest ecosystem modelling, concepts and applications

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are required to submit the following educational documents for the degree that you use as a basis for eligibility:
  • The scanned copy of the original degree certificate (in the original language) and an English, Finnish or Swedish translation of the degree certificate
  • The scanned copy of the original transcript of records (in the original language) and an English, Finnish or Swedish translation of the transcript of records.
  • If the degree you use as a basis for eligibility to Master’s degree studies consists of studies completed at multiple institutions, for example a Higher National Diploma (HND) and a one-year Bachelor’s degree, you must submit educational documents that cover all your studies.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4250 EUR per year during 24 months.

Annual consortium fees for the students from the Programme Countries are 4 250 EUR and for the students from the Partner Countries 8 500 EUR

Living costs for Joensuu

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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European Forestry
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