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University of Eastern Finland, School of Forest Sciences offers three internationally renowned Master of Science programmes. We are one of the best academic units in forest sciences in the world and internationally known for our excellence in research and research based teaching. If you are interested in how forests and wood can be managed for the benefit of the global development, to alleviate climate change and to solve challenges in energy supply, you have come to a right place.

The University of Eastern Finland offers a generous scholarship programme for students who are subject to tuition fees. The scholarship programme has 3 categories:

2-year scholarship that covers the entire tuition fee for 2 academic years. 2-year scholarship that covers 80 % of the tuition fee for 2 academic years. 1-year scholarship for outstanding performance during the 1st study year. The scholarship covers the 2nd year tuition fee.

Furthermore, MSc European Forestry programme offers Erasmus Mundus scholarships up to 48,000 EUR.

Call for student applications 1 Dec 2017-31 Jan 2018 


Wood Materials Science, MSc

Master's Degree Programme in Wood Materials Science is a course-based programme that trains experts in production and use of wood for novelty bio-based materials, products and energy. Our graduates find work as technology specialists, researchers, and project managers in development organisations and R&D departments of bio-based industry and energy cluster.



European Forestry, MSc

MSc European Forestry is an Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus course-based programme offered jointly by six top-quality European universities. MSc EF provides you with academic education in the field of sustainable resource management with a special emphasis on bioeconomy. Our graduates are highly appreciated by national and international agencies, governmental bodies, NGO's, research institutions and timber, paper and pulp enterprises who appreciate the ability to apply global thinking in local conditions.



Forestry (CBU), MSc

MSc Forestry is a course-based MSc programme run by a university consortium of Finnish and Russian universities - Cross Border University (CBU). Our graduates are experts in ecologically and socially sustainable use of nature resources, who understand the special features of cross-border cooperation and have cross-cultural understanding.


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