The objective of the MSc European Forestry programme is to educate professionals who have thorough understanding in sustainable forest bio-economy as well as in European business culture. The Curriculum is specifically designed to take into consideration the needs of potential employers and our graduates are highly appreciated by national and international agencies, governmental bodies, NGO's, research institutions and timber, paper and pulp enterprises.
In MSc EF, six European top-class forestry universities collaborate intensively to offer joint study modules in addition to their existing curricula. The MSc EF Consortium consists of:
In addition, Associated Partner HEIs in Brazil, Canada and China and Associated Industrial and Associated Scientific Partners contribute to the programme delivery.
The MSc European Forestry programme provides you an ideal opportunity to get high quality education, to network with professional from all over the world and travel across Europe. Our two-year 120 ECTS course-based programme is well-organised and students can rely on solid support from the MSc European Forestry secretariat with regard to practical arrangements.
During the two years you'll be spending with us, you'll study at least in two top-quality European universities, participate in an amazing European Forestry field course that takes you across Europe and have a traineeship in a forest company or insitution which familiarizes you with the working life. At the end of our programme you will be awarded a double degree which means that you will be awarded a Master of Science (Agriculture and Forestry) degree by the University of Eastern Finland and a Master of Science degree by your second year host university.
Minimum eligibility criteria
The English language test is not required for applicants who have
Scholarships and grants
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree scholarships are available for students on a competitive basis. Scholarships must be applied simultaneously with the study place and can conveniently be done with the same application form. These scholarships will include student participation costs (including the consortium fees and full insurance coverage), a contribution to student travel and installation cost and a subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme. Details on the EMJMD student scholarship amounts are given in the programme web site.
Accepted self-paying students who are not Erasmus Mundus scholarship holders can apply for Erasmus+ traineeship grant (300-350 EUR per month) for the applied period and Erasmus+ grant for studies (200-250 EUR per month) for conducting studies in one of the MSc EF partner universities outside Finland during the second academic year in case these have not been used already before for another Master's degree. More information and instructions how to apply for these will be shared during the first academic year.
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