M.Sc. European Forestry

Mendel University in Brno | Brno , Czech Republic
The two-year MSc program in European Forestry is interesting in both its forms and content. It consists of lectures, field and laboratory exercises, discussion seminars, projects and excursions. The whole program is taught in English. It focuses not only on traditional forestry, but also on a number of topics related to ecology, nature conservation, and sustainable development, with particular emphasis on the latest progressive trends.

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The two-year MSc program in European Forestry is interesting in both its forms and content. It consists of lectures, field and laboratory exercises, discussion seminars, projects and excursions. The whole program is taught in English. It focuses not only on traditional forestry, but also on a number of topics related to ecology, nature conservation, and sustainable development, with particular emphasis on the latest progressive trends.

The aim of the program is to provide students with a general overview of forestry and nature conservation and develop them theoretical and practical management skills. Knowledge gained in the program: intensive language training and understanding of contemporary international issues allowing graduates to take up top management positions in the forest based sector (and related fields) both in EU and non-EU countries.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline March
Tuition fee
  • EUR 400 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 400 Year (EEA)

The scholarship can be reduced by dean to 0 / Year!

Start date
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

1st semester WS 2012/2013 - FFWT

A group of required courses

  • Forest Biometry and Modelling 6 Credits
  • Forest Ecophysiology 6 Credits
  • Geographical Information Systems 6 Credits

A group of elective courses (min 3 course)

  • Forest Ecology 3 Credits
  • Game Management 4 Credits
  • Landscape Recreology 4 Credits
  • Log Yards and Sawmilling 4 Credits
  • Soil Science 4 Credits
  • Wood Anatomy 4 Credits

2nd semester SS 2012/2013 - FFWT

A group of required courses

  • Forest Ecosystems in Europe 6 Credits
  • Forest Technology 6 Credits
  • Multifunctional Forestry 6 Credits
  • Practical Training 4 Credits

A group of elective courses (min 3 course)

  • Dendrology of European Forest Tree Species 4 Credits
  • Economics of sustainable management 5 Credits
  • Landscape Ecology 4 Credits
  • Nature Conservation 4 Credits
  • Public Relations in Forestry 4 Credits
  • Soil Biology 4 Credits
  • Utility Plants of the Subtropics and Tropics 4 Credits

3rd semester WS 2013/2014 - FFWT

A group of required courses

  • European Forest Economics and Policy 6 Credits
  • Forest Management and Marketing 6 Credits
  • Forest Planning 6 Credits
  • Silviculture 6 Credits

A group of elective courses (min 2 course)

  • Applied Mycology 4 Credits
  • Game Management 4 Credits
  • Landscape Recreology 4 Credits
  • Physical and Mechanical Properties of Wood 4 Credits
  • Plant Biology 4 Credits
  • Soil Science 4 Credits
  • Wood Anatomy 4 Credits

4th semester SS 2013/2014 - FFWT

A group of required courses

  • Final State Examination
  • Final Thesis 15 Credits
  • Forest Pathology 6 Credits
  • Logging and Transport of Timber in European Forests 6 Credits

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

In order to complete the application you will need to gather several pieces of information including the following:

  • A completed on-line application
  • CV
  • Certified copies of original certificates of the highest level of education attained, including an official transcript of academic records
  • Proof of level of English (both spoken and written)
  • Any other information or supporting documents
  • Non-refundable application fee of 20-60 euro

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

Czech Republic Mendel University in Brno is located in Brno, Czech Republic. It was founded on 24 July 1919 and now consists of five faculties and one institute - the Faculty of Agronomy, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Horticulture, Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies and Institute of Lifelong Education.

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