PhD in Forestry and Forest Ecology

University of Göttingen

Program Description

PhD in Forestry and Forest Ecology

University of Göttingen

PhD in Forestry and Forest Ecology (Dr. forest. / Ph.D.)


Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Dr. forest.
Standard period or study: six semesters
Starting semester: Winter semester or summer semester
Admission: the admission is limited (application to the faculty)
Admission requirements: above-average master degree in related fields and letter of endorsement from professor of the faculty
Language requirement: German (DHS certificate) or English (must be certified by TOEFL or IELTS), if not native speaker


Description


Students deepen and broaden their scientific knowledge in forest sciences and forest ecology. The programme consists of following modules: research methods, subject-specific knowledge extension, interdisciplinary topics, PhD colloquium and key qualifications


Following departments participate in the programme:

Bioclimatology; Remote Sensing and Forest Inventory; Forest Botany and Tree Physiology; Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding; Forest Policy and Forest History; Forest Work Science and Process Technology; Forest Economics; Forest Biometrics, Ecoinformatics and Forest Growth; Forest Zoology and Forest Conservation, Wood Biology and Wood Products, Wood Chemistry and Wood Technology, Nature Conservation and Landscape management, Silviculture of the temperate zones, Tropical silviculture and forest ecology, Ecopedology of the temperate zones, Ecopedology of the tropics and subtropics, Technical Mycology, Molecular Wood Biotechnology


Organisation of the study


Students have to obtain at least 18 credits. Main focus lies on writing the doctoral thesis.


Professional opportunities


Public and private forest enterprises, wood industry, universities and research institutes.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 9, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
Duration
Duration
6 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
Information
Deadline
June 15, 2017
Winter semester: September 1st (for EU citizens) and January 15th (for other applicants) - Summer semester: March 1st (EU citizens) and June 15th (non-EU citizens)
Start date Oct. 2017
Place
Germany Göttingen, Lower Saxony
Application deadline June 15, 2017
Winter semester: September 1st (for EU citizens) and January 15th (for other applicants) - Summer semester: March 1st (EU citizens) and June 15th (non-EU citizens)
End date Request Info
Duration 6 semesters
Price Request Info