Full time October MSc 2 years
Agriculture (1) Biological Sciences (4) Business & Management (5) Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the prestigious Global Forestry (GLOFOR) Erasmus Mundus MSc programme. This world-class initiative equips graduates to tackle pressing issues such as biodiversity preservation, climate change mitigation, and the advancement of a circular bio-economy. By addressing deforestation and forest degradation, GLOFOR aims to combat greenhouse gas emissions and safeguard global biodiversity. The programme's unique structure involves a consortium of five esteemed European Universities, offering diverse specialisations like Livelihoods and Governance, Tropical Forest Ecology, and more. Students benefit from a comprehensive curriculum that includes field courses in middle or low-income countries, providing hands-on experience and global perspectives. To qualify, applicants need a Bachelor's degree in relevant disciplines and a B2 level of English proficiency. Join GLOFOR to become a leader in sustainable forestry practices and contribute to a greener future for all.

About the course

Global Forestry (GLOFOR) is a world-class Erasmus Mundus MSc programme that prepares graduates to deal with forestry’s tremendous contemporary challenges and potentials in dealing with the problems of biodiversity protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and the development of a circular bio-economy.

Deforestation and forest degradation account for 10-15% of the world’s greenhouse gas emission, thus contributing to the global loss of biodiversity and undermining the live-hoods of millions of people who depend on forests.

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Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) within the general academic disciplines of agriculture, biology, economics, geography or forestry from European or international universities.

Additional entry requirements: GPA

English: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent

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The Erasmus Mundus programme offers a number of scholarships.
Alternative sources of founding and living costs exist and are findable at the link: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Padua


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A student’s Erasmus Mundus scholarship amounts to a maximum of € 1400 per month for up to 24 months.

Value of Scholarship(s)

€ 1.400 per month

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If students have not been selected for an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, they may apply for an Erasmus+ Mobility Grant to supplement the mobility periods at one or more of the GloFor partner universities.

The contribution lasts from 10 to 12 months and the monthly rate depends on the destination of the chosen mobility track and on the total amount of Erasmus+ funding allocated.

You must apply to the University of Copenhagen during the first semester of your studies for an Erasmus+ Mobility Grant. The grant will expectedly amount to 450-500 € per month.

Value of Scholarship(s)

€ 450-500 per month

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