Forest ScienceUniversity of Padua
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About this program
The Master’s degree proposes a holistic, innovative and international vision on the management and conservation of forests and natural resources. The program provides a wide understanding of the functioning of forest ecosystems, skills for sustainable and responsible management of forests and rural landscape, capacity to interpret complex socio-ecological systems and to identify innovative solutions for environmental management in line with the major local and global environmental issues.
Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
- A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is required, with proven basic skills in ecological, silvicultural, economic and technical areas for natural resources management, production processes and land conservation.
- The Academic Committee takes into consideration the final graduation mark of the first study cycle, where applicable, or alternatively the average grades as detailed in the Transcript of Records, considering that the minimum requirement for Italian entry qualifications is 90/110. Should it be not possible to directly compare the final graduation mark with the Italian grade scale, the Academic Committee shall consider the overall results in the candidate’s study curriculum.
English: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Total Fees: €2,623 per year
Awards: Master of Science in Forest Science
Credit: 120 ECTS
Graduates work in public and private institutions as forest planners and managers in the field of sustainable management of forests, natural and semi-natural habitats, land management and protection, landscape management, use and valorisation of forest resources and ecosystems services, nationally or internationally
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The University of Padua
The University of Padua is a world-leading research-intensive university that has been driving global change since its foundation in 1222. Loyal to its motto Universa Universis Patavina Libertas (Paduan freedom is universal for everyone), it has always been a bastion of...
Why study at University of Padua
- The University of Padua is a TOP 200 university in the World, that has been driving global change since its foundation in 1222.
- During eight centuries, students, researchers and alumni have provided key contributions to the advancement of knowledge, science and society.
- Padua offers a broad and comprehensive portfolio of programmes (over 180, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level; 29 programmes are held completely in English).
- Interconnections among the different disciplines generate a vibrant and stimulating learning environment, where international students (over 3,000), staff and alumni support the development of the University's mission at global level.
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