Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen

Introduction

Faculty of Science - Denmarks’s largest science research and education institution

The Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen – or SCIENCE – is Denmark's largest science research and education institution with 3,400 employees, 9,000 BSc and MSc students and 1,000 PhD students in 12 departments. The Faculty is located intwo attractive campus areas in central Copenhagen.

33 MSc programmes in English

SCIENCE offers 22 BSc and 37 MSc programmes in the fields of life sciences and natural sciences of which 33 MSc programmes are in English.


International study environment


Every year, 600 students from all over the world choose to study at Faculty of Science and together with the many PhD students from international backgrounds they enjoy a thriving multicultural learning environment.


More information


Read more about SCIENCE, learn about our many MSc programmes in English, watch videos about the programmes and find out more about studying at the Faculty at http://www.science.ku.dk/english/.



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MSc

AGRIS MUNDUS - MSc in Sustainable Development in Agriculture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As an MSc in Sustainable Development in Agriculture, you will work with all critical aspects of agriculturally related development activities, from soil fertility management to rural livelihood strategies in the developing countries. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Development in Agriculture (Agris Mundus)As an MSc in Sustainable Development in Agriculture, you will work with all critical aspects of agriculturally related development activities, from soil fertility management to rural livelihood strategies in the developing countries.

The programme is offered in English.

During the two-year MSc programme, you focus on many different aspects of agricultural development, from the development of cropping systems and sustainable food systems to the increase of livestock prodution. The preservation of natural resources, especially land, water, forests and biodiversity is also a key element in the programme.... [-]


Erasmus Mundus - MSc in Animal-Derived Foods

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Through the MSc programme in Animal-Derived Foods (also referred to as EM Food of Life), you will acquire basic theoretical knowledge, practical technologies and research and development methodologies [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Animal-Derived FoodsThrough the MSc programme in Animal-Derived Foods (also referred to as EM Food of Life), you will acquire basic theoretical knowledge, practical technologies and research and development methodologies that prepare you for a career in the food production industries.

The programme is offered in English.

During the two-year programme, you work with several aspects of animal-derived food production: The increasing global demand for meat and milk products, the increasing emphasis on product quality and proven health benefits for the consumer, the increasing focus on animal health and welfare, and the demand for a reduced environmental impact of the production.... [-]


MSc in Actuarial Mathematics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

You should pursue an MSc in actuarial mathematics if, first and foremost, you enjoy working with numbers. Among other themes, you will be engaged in addressing various types of damage insurance, life insurance, insurance economics, insurance [+]

MSc in Actuarial Mathematics

Are you keen on probability theory, mathematics and statistics? And are you interested in insurance, economics, accounting and law? If so, the MSc in Actuarial Mathematics might well appeal to you. A wealth of career opportunities awaits you.The programme is offered in English.

In the Actuarial Mathematics MSc programme you will cultivate an exiting interdisciplinary body of knowledge in mathematics, finance, insurance economics, accounting, law, probability and statistics that can be deployed to assess risks in a variety of settings. That way you will help secure the everyday lives of people and protect their pensions.Profile

You should pursue an MSc in actuarial mathematics if, first and foremost, you enjoy working with numbers. Among other themes, you will be engaged in addressing various types of damage insurance, life insurance, insurance economics, insurance accounting and insurance law. The degree embodies a combination of numbers, law and human welfare. Who doesn’t have a pension or insurance policy securing their everyday life and welfare into and through retirement? Actuarial mathematics is an indispensable field of study with regards to modern society, where a secure future cannot be taken for granted.... [-]


MSc in Agricultural Development

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The MSc programme in Agricultural Development focuses on sustainable development in the developing countries and provides you with scientific and practical knowledge.. [+]

MSc in Agricultural Development

In the MSc programme in Agricultural Development you will learn about the development of forestry and farming and foods in developing countries. As an MSc in Agricultural Development, you will be making sustainable positive changes to the lives of some of the poorest people in the world.

The programme is offered in English.

Agricultural Development  (AD) focuses on sustainable development in developing countries and provides you with scientific and practical knowledge about farming, forestry systems, food processing and quality, economic development, rural livelihoods and envronmental and natural ressource management.... [-]


MSc in Agricultural Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

By 2050 we are about nine billion people on Earth, and we all need food. The developing countries in particular are highly dependent on food production – also economically [+]

MSc in Agricultural Economics

By 2050, we will be about nine billion people on earth, and we all need food. Resources are scarce and the needs plentiful. As an MSc student of Agricultural Economics you will be equipped with methods and tools that can help tackle these huge challenges.

The programme is offered in English.

As an Msc Student of Agricultural Economics you will work with economics and policy in an international perspective with a special emphasis on food, agribusiness and development.  

You will gain knowledge about the way economic incentives can regulate the consumption and production of food, and why rich parts of the world have large food stocks while people in the third world are starving.... [-]


MSc in Agriculture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The MSc in Agriculture: Plant Science, Production and Environment enables you to identify, describe, analyse and suggest improvements to complex problem situations, related to our use of natural resources. [+]

MSc in Agriculture

Sustainable production of sufficient high quality food for a growing population is a major global challenge. At the same time new needs for green environments and plants for health, well-being and bioenergy are emerging. As a graduate from the MSc program in Agriculture, you will shape the future use of plants for human benefits, by improving the plants, designing sustainable systems for production and managing the effects on nature, biodiversity and the environment.

The programme is offered in English.

MSc Agriculture is a broad program targeted students interested in the potentials of plants for human benefits and in agriculture as a human activity. In the two year MSc program you specialize either in Plant Science or in Production and Environment. You can also choose the joint European program in Environmental Sciences (EnvEuro).... [-]


MSc in Animal Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Animal Science focuses on healthy animals and their performance ability in a life long perspective. You can choose to concentrate on production animals, companion animals, horses or experimental animals. [+]

MSc in Animal Science

The Msc programme in Animal Science focuses on healthy animals and their performance and needs in a life-long perspective.  During your Animal Science studies, you will learn how to analyse problems associated with animal science based on a holistic viewpoint using all aspects of the biological and social systems involved.

The programme is offered in English.

As an MSc student of Animal Science you will be studying animal nutrition and physiology, management, breeding and genetics, and you will help improve animal welfare in a national and international perspective.

You will be able to create your own personal academic profile by choosing between a number of specialisations such as Production Animals, Companion Animals, Horses or Breeding and Genomics as well as a number of electives.... [-]


MSc in Biochemistry

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As a graduate student in biochemistry, you will work experimentally and theoretically with biochemical and molecular biology problems within a focus area of your own choosing. The possibilities are [+]

MSc in Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the right choice for you if you want to undertake basic research or work in the pharmaceutical field. You will adress biochemical and molecular biology problems experimentally and theoretically within a focus area of your own choosing.

The programme is offered in English.

Do you want to be at the cutting edge of the research? To develop new drugs, carry out basic research or create biotechnologigal products of the kind we need as society becomes increasingly environmentally aware? Do you see greatness in small things? At the molecular level?

If you are into test tubes, microscopes, computers and a future that is progressing at breakneck speed, an MSc in Biochemistry may just be right for you.... [-]


MSc in Bioinformatics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Bioinformatics is a very active interdisciplinary field of research. Within the past 50 years, advances in biological research have revolutionised our understanding of the molecular basis of life: From [+]

MSc in Bioinformatics

As a student of Bioinformatics you will learn to solve biological problems by means of mathematical and statistical calculation methods by use of a computer.

The programme is offered in English.

Bioinformatics is an extremely active, interdisciplinary field of research. Over the past five decades, biological research has revolutionised our understanding of life's molecular basis. Research has evolved from the 1940's discovery that genetic information is coded within DNA, until today, when the completed DNA sequences for a number of species  – including humans – are known.

These, as well as other important discoveries, have permanently changed the biological sciences. Not too long ago, genes were studied one at a time. Now, experimental technologies allow us the chance to investigate all of an organism's genes, as well as their levels of activity and complex interactions.... [-]


MSc in Biology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The 21st century is rapidly becoming the biological century. Master’s students in biology have the chance to partake in modern biology’s revolutionary current where among many other [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in BiologyAs an MSc student of Biology you will be part of a rapidly developing field in which modern biology is integrating molecular techniques in the solution of biological problems such as climate change, pollution, diseases and loss of biodiversity. If you would like to make a difference and make your mark on the future, an MSc degree in Biology might well be the obvious choice for you.

The programme is offered in English.

The 21st century is rapidly becoming the biological century. Master’s students in Biology have the chance to partake in modern biology’s revolutionary current where, among many other developments, molecular techniques are being integrated to address biological problems. The graduate programme allows you a learning opportunity to understand, utilize and protect nature and its diverse abundance of organisms.... [-]


MSc in Biology-Biotechnology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Where biology teaches us to understand nature, biotechnology gives us the chance to use it. With an MSc degree in Biology-Biotechnology, you have the insight and the tools to revolutionise the work [+]

MSc in Biology-Biotechnology

As an MSc student of Biology-Biotechnology, you will be working with biotechnological problems related to health and diseases in humans, animals and plants across traditional boundaries.

The programme is offered in English.

Where biology teaches us to understand nature, biotechnology gives us the chance to use it. You are, for example, able to innovatively use biology and biotechnology to develop commercial products such as drugs.

Or you can study how stem cells can be used to prevent diabetes, or how plants and microorganisms can be used to produce cancer drugs.

Throughout the programme there is a strong focus on innovation and collaboration with relevant índustries. The two-year programme consists of a wide selection of elective courses, which makes it possible for you to create a profile that matches your personal interests.... [-]


MSc in Chemistry

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The world is facing challenges. From global climate to personal health. From providing energy and food for a growing population to keeping air, soil and water clean. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in ChemistryThe world is facing challenges. From global climate to personal health. From providing energy and food for a growing population to keeping air, soil and water clean. When you come to University of Copenhagen to study for your master’s degree in chemistry we will teach you to provide solutions.

The programme is offered in English.

The two-year MSc programme in Chemistry combines formal coursework with independent research guided by an experienced researcher. An MSc degree in Chemistry equips you with the necessary skills for participating in research groups or for the independent leadership and management of complex work and development situations within the field.... [-]


MSc in Climate Change

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Climate Change, Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation (CCIMA) is a 2-year interdisciplinary MSc programme, combining natural and social science approaches to the study of climate change, its causes [+]

MSc in Climate Change

Climate Change, Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation (CCIMA) is a 2-year interdisciplinary MSc programme, combining natural and social science approaches to the study of climate change, its causes and effects, how we can deal with it and adapt to it.

The programme is offered in English.

As a CCIMA student you will acquire knowledge and competences, originating in a variety of scientific disciplines, from geophysics to anthropology, and learn how to combine these.

With an MSc in CCIMA you will be equipped to take up job functions associated with local, national and international efforts to deal with climate change, one of the currently greatest  challenges to modern society.... [-]


MSc in Computer Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Computer science is hardly just for geeks, it’s a creative profession with expanding and almost limitless opportunities now and in particular, the future. The development and application of [+]

MSc in Computer Science

Computer science is hardly just for geeks, it’s a creative profession with expanding and almost limitless opportunities now and, particularly, in the future. The development and application of computer science brings enjoyment and makes life easier for many millions of people.

The programme is offered in English.

Whether deployed in the entertainment industry’s films and games or in pure business or scientific settings, computer science contributes to an extraordinary variety of critical and recreational functions within our society.

If you are looking to make your mark on the future, pursuing an MSc in Computer Science might just be the right path for you.... [-]


MSc in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The MSc programme in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics deals with the economy, the environment and natural resources both nationally and globally. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

The MSc programme in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is a social science programme where you study economics, the environment and natural resources in a national as well as a global context. The overarching theme is: How do we make the most of the environmental and natural resources that are available to us?

The programme is offered in English.

With an MSc degree in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, you will know how to deal with environmental and natural resource problems from an economic perspective and with a solid understanding of basic bio-physical relationships relevant for the practical implementation of solutions to these problems. Climate change, environmental changes and the use of the world’s natural resources have an impact on all of us. Both globally and locally. The future challenges are huge and numerous – after graduation from the MSc programme in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, you can help solve them.... [-]


MSc in Environmental Chemistry and Health

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As a graduate from the MSc programme in Environmental Chemistry and Health, you will have insight into the potential impacts of these chemicals on the environment and human health. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Chemistry and HealthThere are many thousands of chemicals affecting the environment in our modern society, and their use is increasing rapidly. As a graduate from the MSc programme in Environmental Chemistry and Health, you will have insight into the potential impacts of these chemicals on the environment and human health.

The programme is offered in English.

The MSc programme in Environmental Chemistry and Health is an interdisciplinary programme. This means that you will receive instruction from experts from different faculties and research institutions in their own research environment. You will only find this unique combination of study programme elements at the University of Copenhagen.... [-]


MSc in Food Innovation and Health

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As a graduate from the MSc programme in Food Innovation and Health, you contribute to developing healthy foods. [+]

MSc in Food Innovation and Health

As a graduate from the MSc programme in Food Innovation and Health, you contribute to developing healthy foods. You work with innovation in the cross-field between food and health with a view to increasing the offering of healthy, tasty food.

The programme is offered in English.

Our consumption of food has changed. Today, more and more of our meals are already partially or fully prepared before we enter the kitchen.

At the same time, obesity and malnourishment are growing problems in society. As an expert on Food Innovation and Health, you can contribute to countering this social development.

The programme combines knowledge about nutrition, innovation and entrepreneurship with food chemistry, culinary techniques and consumer experience.... [-]


MSc in Food Science and Technology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

In the two-year Food Science and Technology programme you will learn about the challenges associated with food production, food safety , food quality and health. [+]

Master of Science (Msc) in Food Science and TechnologyIn the two-year Food Science and Technology programme you will learn about the challenges associated with food production, food safety , food quality and health. And you will have the opportunity to develop foods based on gastronomic know-how and consumer knowledge.

The programme is offered in English.

Food, quality and safety are much debated topics in our society and are important issues for the individual consumer.

The rapid development which has taken place in recent decades within technology and biological science has created completely new ways of producing and processing foods. And large parts of the world are looking to Denmark when it comes to the development of foods. Food should offer experiences, eliminate lifestyle diseases, be sustainable and be produced under safe conditions.... [-]


MSc in Forest and Nature Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As a graduate from the MSc programme in Forest and Nature Management, you will be involved in finding a sustainable balance between ecology, economy and society. [+]

MSc in Forest and Nature Management

Forest and nature areas have many important functions. They protect biological diversity, provide pure drinking water, produce wood and provide the setting for outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. Forests are important for the well-being of the entire earth - animals, plants, humans, the climate and the environment all depend on them.

The programme is offered in English.

As a graduate from the MSc programme in Forest and Nature Management, you will be involved in finding a sustainable balance between ecology, economy and society.

You will have completed a modern and international management programme which enables you to develop the world’s forests and natural areas in a sustainable manner.... [-]


MSc in Geography and Geoinformatics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

An MSc in Geography and Geoinformatics gives you the opportunity to focus your efforts within a specialised field of geography. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Geography and GeoinformaticsAn MSc in Geography and Geoinformatics gives you the opportunity to focus your efforts within a specialised field of geography.

The programme is offered in English.

You are offered pre-set "competency tracks" that provide you with research-based competencies geared towards special vocational functions.

You can work in depth with topics such as urban and regional development, globalisation, sustainability, resource management, global environmental and natural processes and applied geoinformatics.

Also, you will learn how to analyse local, national and global issues on an interdisciplinary basis. The programme thus gives you plenty of opportunity to compose your own academic profile.... [-]


MSc in Geology-Geoscience

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Geology is the science of the origins, composition and evolution of the Earth over 5 billion years, and the processes that change the Earth and form the foundation for our existence. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Geology-GeoscienceGeology is the science of the origins, composition and evolution of the Earth over 5 billion years, and the processes that change the Earth and form the foundation for our existence.

The programme is offered in English.

As a graduate student in geology and geoscience, you will combine geological science with new knowledge and new methods within areas such as biology, physics, chemistry, nanotechnology, ecology, climatology and archaeology to build a holistic picture of the Earth's structure and evolution, providing you with an overview of our natural conditions of life.

An MSc degree in Geology and Geoscience gives you a wide variety of job opportunities in Denmark and beyond. Internationally, geologists may find employment within environmental development, as consultants in the oil and mining industries or at research institutions and universities.... [-]


MSc in Landscape Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As an MSc in landscape architecture and urban design, you shape the future urban environments and housing areas, parks and landscapes, so that they provide excellent human and natural settings for many years to come. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Landscape ArchitectureAs an MSc in landscape architecture and urban design, you shape the future urban environments and housing areas, parks and landscapes, so that they provide excellent human and natural settings for many years to come.

The programme is offered in English.

During the two-year MSc programme in Landscape Architecture you work with design, planning and analysis, in order to create attractive, varied and sustainable urban areas and landscapes which people use actively and thus bring to life.

When studying for an MSc in Landscape Architecture, you specialise in landscape planning, green space management or urban design. Within these fields you learn to undertake programming, planning, design and management at local and regional scales, developing competences in architectural method, natural and social sciences.... [-]


MSc in Mathematics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Mathematics is the science of structures in a broad sense. They may be numerical structures, spatial structures, colour structures, musical structures, logical structures or a thousand [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in MathematicsMathematics is the science of structures in a broad sense. They may be numerical structures, spatial structures, colour structures, musical structures, logical structures or a thousand other things. Mathematicians study these structures: they form them, stretch them, bend them, play with them and form connections between them.

The programme is offered in English.

When you start looking, you find structures everywhere. And mathematics is the language that we use to express many of our deepest thoughts about the world. Mathematical applications can be used as a way to get inside the structures. Or you can become engrossed in the abstract game. You're allowed - in fact, you're encouraged! - to use both approaches as a graduate student in mathematics.... [-]


MSc in Mathematics-Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As a graduate student in Mathematics-Economics, you will work with economic modelling and its deeper foundation in advanced mathematics and statistics. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Mathematics-EconomicsAs a graduate student in Mathematics-Economics, you will work with economic modelling and its deeper foundation in advanced mathematics and statistics.

The programme is offered in English.

Economic modelling applies to the macro-economic calculations that are used, for example, by Danmarks Nationalbank and the European Central Bank.

Other areas of use are the modelling of financial risks used by banks and insurance companies; forecasting, where interest rates or other key economic variables are predicted; and management and planning of production and traffic.

The MSc programme in Mathematics-Economics puts a great deal of emphasis on mathematical and statistical theory. Therefore, your primary motivation for choosing this programme should be your interest in mathematics.... [-]


MSc in Nanoscience

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As a graduate student in Nanoscience, you will learn to exploit your knowledge within the fields of physics, chemistry and biology to understand nanoscopic systems in detail. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Nanoscience

As a graduate student in Nanoscience, you will learn to exploit your knowledge within the fields of physics, chemistry and biology to understand nanoscopic systems in detail. Nanoscience is an interdisciplinary field, and this MSc programme gives you the competences to work with many different scientific methodologies and techniques in new and unconventional ways.

The programme is offered in English.

As a graduate student in Nanoscience, you can work with, among other things, the measuring techniques of physics, such as X-rays and electronics, or you can study the ability of proteins to catalyse chemical processes.

You can also choose to specialise within another topical field of study. The overall objective is for you to obtain knowledge and insight into the many areas and methodologies of nanotechnology so that you can work independently and professionally in the field.... [-]


MSc in Nature Management (Landscape, Biodiversity and Planning)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

In the course of the MSc programme in Nature Management (Landscape, Biodiversity and Planning) you will learn about different types of landscape, their ecology, development and biodiversity. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Nature Management (Landscape, Biodiversity and Planning)In the course of the MSc programme in Nature Management (Landscape, Biodiversity and Planning) you will learn about different types of landscape, their ecology, development and biodiversity. MSc students of the Nature Management programme learn about management and sustainable development of nature and landscapes on the basis of knowledge of biology, ecology, human needs and legislation related to nature and the environment

The programme is offered in English.

Sustainable development involves combining nature and the environment with various interests and human needs for goods and services like production of food and timber, a clean environment and leisure in a planned and regulated way... [-]


MSc in Physics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

As a graduate student in Physics at University of Copenhagen you can focus on the many different areas of physics such as quantum physics, condensed matter or nuclear physics. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in PhysicsAs a graduate student in Physics at University of Copenhagen you can focus on the many different areas of physics such as quantum physics, condensed matter or nuclear physics. You can also obtain a specialised competency profile in astrophysics, biophysics or geophysics.

The programme is offered in English.

The MSc programme in Physics at University of Copenhagen takes place at the Niels Bohr Institute which offers an exciting international research community where the latest scientific breakthroughs are created.

During the programme you can work within many different fields of physics, from particle physics to the detection of climate change in Greenland's ice sheet. Theoretical teaching, practical laboratory experiments, projects and your own research will provide you with valuable knowledge of the newest technology and enable you to describe our physical reality through experiments and mathematical models.... [-]


MSc in Statistics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Statistics deals with being able to handle and control uncertainty. Not in the sense that you make uncertainty disappear, but by incorporating uncertainty into your way of dealing with the world. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in StatisticsStatistics deals with being able to handle and control uncertainty. Not in the sense that you make uncertainty disappear, but by incorporating uncertainty into your way of dealing with the world.

The programme is offered in English.

Uncertainty can come from not knowing very much about the phenomenon being studied, but it can also be more fundamental: Regardless of how much we know, it is not possible to say which cancer patients will develop metastases - nor is it possible to say whether tossing a coin will end up heads or tails.

Surprisingly enough, randomness produces very stable structures when looked at from the right perspective. And it is the statistician's job to utilise these stable structures to understand how the world functions.... [-]


SUFONAMA - MSc in Forest Ecosystems, Nature and Society

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (SUFONOMA in short) is a two-year MSc programme which provides you with qualifications to deal with the challenges [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (SUFONAMA)Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (SUFONOMA in short) is a two-year MSc programme which provides you with qualifications to deal with the challenges of the sustainable management of forests and nature areas in an integrated landscape context.

The programme is offered in English.

During this programme you work with the enormous challenges of balancing the use of natural resources, e.g. for agricultural production, and society’s demand and need for forests, nature and landscapes, e.g. for recreational purposes. You will become an expert in managing the use of natural resources in profitable and sustainable ways and in managing major forest and nature preservation projects.... [-]


SUTROFOR - MSc in Sustainable Tropical Forestry

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The two-year MSc programme in Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR in short) gives you the best instruction in the field of tropical forestry in Europe. [+]

Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR)The two-year MSc programme in Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR in short) gives you the best instruction in the field of tropical forestry in Europe. You work with the growing challenges in contemporary tropical forestry in a global context, and you aquire valuable real-life experience by doing field work in a tropical country.

The programme is offered in English.

During the programme, you acquire international experience and intercultural understanding that make you capable of working with tropical forestry in countries and cultures all over the world.

You become an expert in the connection between the exploitation of tropical forest and nature areas for profitable production that can benefit a local community on the one hand and the preservation of biodiversity and the environment for the benefit of the global society on the other hand.... [-]