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Forest Science and Resource Management

Course of studies



Duration of study (semesters)






Description of course of studies

The forester with his green wool jacket, dachshund and shotgun? It's a long time now since this was an accurate image. One of the most fascinating ecosystems on Earth - the forest - is the focal point of our studies. As a renewable natural resource, wood has a future. But that is by no means all. The aim of the course "Forest Science and Resource Management" is to learn sustainable management with the Forest as a scientific object. Based on a fundamental economic and scientific education, methods expertise and comprehension of systems about forest science and resource management are negotiated.

Curriculum (link)


Major fields of study

International Forestry, Geographical Information Systems, Renewable Resources: Breeding and Plantation Technology, Nature Conservaion and Environmental Law, Element Cycling in Forest Ecosystems, Woody Plant Medicine.

Guide to study (Link)


Course of studies

Forstwissenschaft und Resourcenmanagement



The internship shall provide an insight into a future working field and give the student the possibility to get in contact with potential employers. According to the regulations each student has to do an internship at an institution or organization in the field of forest science and resource management. The duration of the internship must be at least nine weeks and will be assessed as a work load of 10 credits according to ECTS. It should be finished at the end of semester 6. Details are arranged in the ‚Ordnung für die Ableistung der Studienpraxis’. The internship must be confirmed by the institution or company and must be proved by internship reports. The successful internship and its acceptance by the Internship’s Office of Fakultät Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan für Ernährung, Landnutzung und Umwelt is part of the bachelor examination and a prerequisite to receive the Bachelor-Certificate.

Internship (Link)


Internship´s office (Link)


Application and admission



Application period for winter semester : 15.05. - 15.09.
Application period for summer semester: 15.11. - 15.01.
An application for the summer semester is only possible for higher upper-division semesters.

Our online application portal will create a checklist with documents you have to hand in.

You must submit the signed application form and – if possible – all documents before the application deadline, i.e. before 15.09. for winter semester and before 15.03. for summer semester If individual documents are not available at that date, you can hand them in up to five weeks after the start of the lecture period. However, we recommend that you submit all required documents well before the semester begins, as you will not be enrolled until all documents have been received.

Please check your TUMonline account regularly to see if we have any questions concerning your documents or if you have to amend one or more documents.

Aptitude assessment


Start of course

Winter semester

Application Period

Winter semester: 15.05.- 15.09
Summer semester: 15.11 - 15.01 (for higher semester only)

Admission notification

Online after verification of application documents

Application documents

Abitur (or its equivalent), curriculum vitae, passport-size photo
Attention! You will get a checklist of the required documents after completing the online application.

Application documents (International students)

Preliminary inspection documentation, Abitur (or its equivalent), curriculum vitae, passport-size photo, proof of german language proficiency
Attention! You will get a checklist of the required documents after completing the online application.

Application form/ Online application (Link)


Further information on admission procedure (link)


Information | Counselling

Academic counseling

Stefanie Ederer

General student counseling (Link)




Study and examination regulations

Examination regulations (Link)


Examination information

Examination and academic issues will be handled by the secretary of examination board.

Examination Board (link)


Further links

Website of course of studies (link)


Department website


Student´s representatives (link)


Gender Equality Officer


Study abroad program coordinator

Martin Döller, Thomas Schneider

Student Advising and Prospective Students Programs

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Student Advising and Prospective Students Programs