Scienze forestali e ambientali
|Study location||Italy, Legnaro (Padua)|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,622 per year
In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2021/22 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2020/21.
|Application fee||€30 one-time
This fee is non-refundable.
In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.
Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is required, with related subject or proven skills in basic plant biology; forest economics and environmental laws; soil science, entomology, plant pathology and botany; ecology, silvicolture and forest management; hydrology, forest mechanization, geomatics and geomorphology
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
B1 Level (CEFR) or equivalent
Competence can be self-assessed on the basis of proper academic, work or personal experiences.
It is possible, but not compulsory, to include a language certification for the required level.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Italian language requirement
B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent certificate
The following students do NOT need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency:
Places for non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 4 (1 for Chinese students joining the Marco Polo Project)
The Course provides advanced knowledges in those disciplines that analyze and understand the relationships between forest ecosystems and human activities. Through a specialized multidisciplinary education (biological, technical-engineering and economic), the student acquires full awareness of the complexity of natural, semi-natural and anthropic systems and the related problems that descend from the need to combine the management of resources and their protection, with a specific focus on forest and grassland ecosystems and water cycle, especially in mountain areas.
In the perspective of balancing the different aspects of management with territory stability and environment protection, the student is encouraged to acquire professional skills in forest and pasture management, protection and environmental requalification, landscape planning and urban and periurban forests management.
The Course is structured in five specializations: Forest and environmental sciences (SFA); Management of the environment and biodiversity (GAB); Design and management of green areas (PGAV); Land protection (PT); Productive valorization of pastoral and forest resources (VPRPF).
The Course is organized to provide technical and scientific skills necessary to contribute to achieving some of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda.
The graduate can carry out tasks of planning, management, control, coordination and training in public and private structures working in territory planning and defense, in sustainable management of natural and forest resources, in protection of environment and nature, in environmental restoration and in care of urban green spaces and landscapes.
The graduate may take the relevant State Exam of the Italian Council of Agronomists and Foresters (Albo dei dottori agronomi e dottori forestali) in Section A – Agronomists and Foresters.