Study Forestry in Germany: 6 Universities with 11 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 12-06-2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Forestry is both a science and a craft. It relates to creating, managing and repairing forests, woodlands and all accompanying resources. It conjoins elements from the biological and physical sciences with social-political and managerial skills – essentially, students will develop skills that are fundamental to ecosystem services provisioning. Forestry is an increasingly important economic segment for industrial countries, making it a valuable career choice for a future that values green entrepreneurship and sustainable actions.

Overview

masters
11

Study Programs in English

universities
6

Universities

ranking
3

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (8 programs for EU citizens, 6 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 4,500 per semester (1 program for EU citizens, 2 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between January 15 and July 31

Summer Semester

between July 15 and July 31

View all 11 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Forestry

#101-150Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Freiburg

public University

No. of Students: approx. 24,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,250 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #108, QS World University Rankings #172
#101-150Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Göttingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,500 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #119, QS World University Rankings #204
#172Times Higher Education Ranking
Technische Universität Dresden

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 29,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,500 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #194, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300

Tuition Fees

8
6
2
1
3
0

2 English Degree Programs for Forestry in Germany

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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD
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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
45.5% local admission restriction (local NC)
27.3% no admission restriction
27.2% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

63.6% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
36.4% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Forestry in Germany

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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD
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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (4 programs )

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (4 programs )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

2 English Degree Programs for Forestry in Germany

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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD
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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects

Program Features

3-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

72.7%

Summer intake

9.1%

Winter & Summer intake

18.2%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Forestry

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Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 7,500

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Technische Universität Dresden

public Technical University · No. of Students: 29,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 2,100

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

University of Freiburg

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,250

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Ed. (Master of Education)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

University of Göttingen

public University · No. of Students: 28,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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