Study cover for Environmental Management of Mountain Areas
M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Management of Mountain Areas

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

24 months
Duration
1350 EUR/year
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About

This Master in Environmental Management of Mountain Areas at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano focuses on sustainable landscape development as well as ecosystem and land-use management in mountain areas.

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Overview

The Master in Environmental Management of Mountain Areas at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano  is highly interdisciplinary and it is offered in cooperation with the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Both universities contribute their expertise in an integrative way to ecological, engineering and socio-economic perspectives of mountain landscape management.

The programme takes advantage of the particular location of the partner universities in the Central Alps and includes both student and teacher mobility between the two countries. Courses will be taught by lecturers from both universities.

Structure of the course

The first study year is to be completed at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and focuses on basic natural science and technical skills and competences in 9 compulsory modules.

The second study year at the University of Innsbruck, with two compulsory modules and several elective modules, gives students the possibility to focus on environmental and resource management, nature protection, landscape ecology and planning, agriculture and forestry as well as water and waste management in mountain areas.

Students work in interdisciplinary teams to carry out scientific research that is result-oriented, focused on targets and related to their Master dissertation project.

Career opportunities

The interdisciplinary and research-oriented master programme opens up a wide range of occupational opportunities for graduates all over the world, in particular:

  • environmental assessment
  • monitoring and management of protected areas,
  • project planning
  • Eco-certification in the fields of agriculture and forestry
  • analysis and natural hazard assessment of hydrogeological origin,
  • elaboration of development plans of agricultural mountain areas
  • scientific careers.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Advanced English 
  • Geomatics and Landscape Planning
  • Basics of Environmental Economics and Natural Risk Management
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas
  • Ecosystem Restoration and Rural Appraisal
  • Rural Technology Systems
  • Agricultural Systems in Mountain Areas

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for the 2022 intake are open from 1 March to 28 April 2022 for both EU and non-EU citizens, and from 19 May to 8 July 2022 for EU citizens only.

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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

In order to gain admission to this programme you need one of the following qualifications

  • a bachelor degree in the Italian degree class L-25 (Agriculture and Forestry) 
  • a bachelor degree in the Italian degree class 20 (Agriculture, Food Industry and Forestry) 
  • a bachelor degree in biology of the partner University Innsbruck
  • another Italian or foreign degree if you certify the following ECTS credit points:
  • 20 credit points in the scientific sectors of the fundamental subjects (“attività di base”) of the class L-25 (Agriculture and Forestry), and
  • 30 credit points in the scientific sectors of the typical subjects
Entry level (to gain admission)
  • English: B2

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1350 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1350 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bolzano - Bozen

750 - 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.

Our partners

Environmental Management of Mountain Areas
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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

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