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Dresden University of Technology


Tropical Forestry

Subjects: Tropical Forestry,Forestry

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
363 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The degree program aims to equip managers with the skills to create innovative, sustainable management strategies for natural forests, plantation forests, and other forest formations. It also covers agroforestry systems and urban green spaces, focusing on their use and upkeep. Emphasis is placed on adapting to changing social conditions and understanding the complex interactions between people and forest development through a multidisciplinary approach. This two-year course offers 120 ECTS credits, including three semesters of direct study and one semester dedicated to writing and defending a Master's thesis. Students can tailor their learning experience through compulsory elective modules, allowing them to develop a unique profile. The research plan is designed to effectively gather and analyze primary data towards the end of the third semester and the beginning of the fourth semester. The program fosters a deep understanding of forest management, ensuring graduates are well-prepared to address contemporary challenges in the field.

Program Information

Study Location Dresden
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 363 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Knowledge of English (TOEFL 550 (paper-based) / 213 (computer-based) or IELTS 6.0)

Qualification Requirements

Prerequisites for the Tropical Forestry Master’s degree program are: • Completed university degree program in the area of forest sciences or a similar subject (e.g. agriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture and regional planning, geography, water management, biology)

Document Requirements

Registration for the aptitude assessment procedure takes place online via the degree program's website • Rationale for the application (motivation letter) • Proposal of research topic for the M.Sc. thesis • CV in tabular form • 2 letters of recommendation • 2 passport photos • Certificate of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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