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Forest and Ecosystem Sciences

University of Göttingen

24 months
Duration
768 EUR/year
768 EUR/year
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About

At Forest and Ecosystem Sciences from University of Göttingen you will be looking at the forest and forest ecosystem from various perspectives: ecosystem analysis and modelling, ecosystems sciences and tropical forestry – you can specialise in one of these three foci as your individually chosen forestry topic.  

Overview

Forest and Ecosystem Sciences from University of Göttingen provides hands-on approaches to tackle burning current issues such as global change, climate warming, land use change, species loss and biodiversity treats. The studies cover ecosystems analysis and modelling with in-dept training in advanced programming, data analysis as well as theoretical ecology and practical conservation management. Research-based training on terrestrial ecosystems function from molecules to landscape level and laboratory methods in ecosystems sciences and sustainable management of tropical and international forests where students together prepare an interdisciplinary management plan on-site.  

Careers

This degree programme qualifies the student for an international career in forest and ecosystems management as well as in the areas of environmental protection and conservation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecological Modelling
  • Biodiversity Measurement
  • Soil Hydrology
  • Ecosystem – Atmosphere Processes
  • Ecosystem Analytics
  • Biodiversity Measurement
  • Soil Hydrology
  • Ecosystem – Atmosphere Processes
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Ecopedology of the tropics and subtropics
    • Project planning and evaluation
    • Biometrical research methods
    • Environmental Biotechnology and forest genetics

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Credits

    120 ECTS

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Forestry or related subject with a total of at least 180 ECTS credits
    • at least 150 ECTS at the time of application
    • Eligibility: Verification required of academic performance in Forestry or Environmental Sciences, Resource or Ecosystem Management, Life Sciences and Applied Computer Science in the scope of at least 60 ECTS
    • Proof of language proficiency required for the degree programme
    • Statutory declaration (Eidesstattliche Versicherung)  
    • Curriculum vitae

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      768 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 384 EUR per semester during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      768 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 384 EUR per semester during 24 months.

    The semester fees comprise administration fees, student body fees and a Studentenwerk fee.

    Living costs for Göttingen

    730 - 1100 EUR /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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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