Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Ph.D. | University of Göttingen | Göttingen, Germany
Ph.D. On Campus

Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology

36 months
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Students deepen and broaden their scientific knowledge in forest sciences and forest ecology on this Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology programme offered at The University of Göttingen. 


The Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology programme from University of Göttingen, consists of following modules: research methods, subject-specific knowledge extension, interdisciplinary topics, PhD colloquium and key qualifications

Professional opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Organisation of the study:
  • Students have to obtain at least 24 credits. Main focus lies on writing the doctoral thesis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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No tuition fees but students must pay a semester fee (currently €350,40).

Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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