M.Sc. On Campus

Wood Science

University of Hamburg

24 months
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The Wood Science MSc course from University of Hamburg is a consecutive, research-oriented course, based upon fundamental knowledge of lignocellulose based bioresources and their ranges of application.


The Wood Science MSc course from University of Hamburg deepens the abilities of the students to the independent use of expertise, specifically for wood, to the independent research according scientific principles and in compliance with scientific methods, to the responsible classification of their knowledge in social contexts. The course of studies also imparts a successful development concerning cooperation, delegation and guidance to the students, including sufficient qualifications in structuring and decision-making. Thereby the graduates are able to take over a management role in economy and research, as well as to develop themselves and the respective field of application.

Career Opportunities

The versatility of this program is reflected in the professional prospects open to graduates. Career opportunities exist in the wood industry and wood trade, research and teaching, as well as the wood materials, paper and pulp industries. Wood scientists are employed in the timber trade and related industries. They also work as wood science experts and consultants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Characteristics and grading of wood
  • Usage of timber
  • Project management 
  • Accounting and Controlling

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

  • A consecutive bachelor’s degree in "Holzwirtschaft" or "Bioressourcen-Nutzung" [wood science] from Universität Hamburg or 
  • A comparable degree with a curriculum that may receive credit in the bachelor’s degree in wood science 
  • Proof of competency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • The semester is €328.

Living costs for Hamburg

897 - 1417 EUR /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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