Mountain Forestry, M.Sc. | University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna | Vienna, Austria
24 months
Duration
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
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About

Mountain Forestry from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna aims to provide a focused and specialised education in managing mountain forest resources with a global perspective. 

Overview

Mountain Forestry from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna is designed to teach students to recognize and solve problems occurring in forest management and conservation in mountain regions and strengthen interdisciplinary approaches in mountain forestry, integrating aspects of engineering, socio-economics, natural sciences and other subject-specific fields in mountain forest management.

Careers

As a graduate of the International Master's programme in Mountain Forestry students gain a wide range of technical, academic, and interpersonal skills enabling them to obtain top professional positions in both the national and international arena. Graduates are not only restricted to professional activities in highland or mountain regions but may be fully integrated into general forest sciences within research and development institutions, the public and private sector, non-government organisations or communitiy services. Graduates work in areas such as forest management, forest extension, wildlife management, forest policy and practice, research as well as administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecology of mountain forests
  • Biodiversity and conservation of mountain forests
  • Air pollution effects on forest ecosystems
  • Chemistry for forestry
  • Forests and water
  • Economic and social dimensions in mountain forestry
  • Innovations for sustainable forest management
  • Applied development research
  • Remote sensing and GIS in natural resource management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • EU/EEA students or memb of the Personengruppenverordnung can enroll within the normal and extended period.
  • Extended enrollment period for winter - 1.10 - 30.11

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application form
  • Evidence of previous studies (bachelor degree, diploma)
  • Transcript stating subjects, marks, ECTS and contens of teaching
  • Fulfillment of the special University entrance qualification
  • CV
  • Evidence of adequate proficiency of English (for English-language Master programmes)
  • Evidence of adequate proficiency in German A2 or C1

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Vienna

861 - 1331 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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