Forest and Ecosystem Sciences (M.Sc.)

Full Time

Forest and Ecosystem Sciences (M.Sc.)

Georg August Universitat
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    1st year fees
  • 120
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


Study contents provide hands-on approaches to tackle burning current issues such as global change, climate warming, land-use change, species loss, and biodiversity treats. The studies cover ecosystems analysis and modeling with in-depth training in advanced programming, data analysis as well as theoretical ecology, and practical conservation management. Research-based training on terrestrial ecosystems functions from molecules to landscape-level and laboratory methods in ecosystems sciences and sustainable management of tropical and international forests where students together prepare an interdisciplinary management plan on-site. Throughout their studies, students will take part in cutting-edge research activities on these topics in an interdisciplinary and international environment.

Admission Requirements

Previous education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forestry or related subject with a total of at least 180 ECTS credits
  • at least 150 ECTS at the time of application
  • Eligibility:
    • Verification required of academic performance in Forestry or Environmental Sciences, Resource or Ecosystem Management, Life Sciences and Applied Computer Science in the scope of at least 60 ECTS

Language requirements

  • If English is not your first language, you must provide proof of proficiency in English at a level of at least B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Courses Units

You will be completing a total of 120 C, 90 C by taking courses, and 30 C by writing the Master’s thesis.

You have three study tracks to choose from: Ecosystem Analysis and Modelling, Ecosystem Sciences, or Tropical and International Forestry.

Program structure

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