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Forest and Nature Management

Master (2 years) of Science in Forest and Nature Management, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment

Institution University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Campus South Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Forests are important for the well-being of the entire earth - animals, plants, humans, the climate and the environment all depend on them. 

As a graduate from the MSc programme in Forest and Nature Management, you will be involved in finding a sustainable balance between ecology, economy and society.

You will have completed a modern and international management programme which enables you to develop the world’s forests and natural areas in a sustainable manner. 

Excursions and field trips are important elements in the programme and give you the chance to learn about real problems and their solutions.

Read about the structure of the programme.

Career Opportunities  

Graduates from the MSc programme in Forest and Nature Management are sought-after, and the programme offers plenty of opportunities for making a career in Denmark or internationally

Graduates find employment in both the public and private sectors and can work with forestry, nature and the environment worldwide, for instance:
  • As a head of section or head of division in a ministry, e.g. the Danish Ministry of the Environment
  • As a nature and environmental manager in the municipalities
  • As a manager of nature restoration projects
  • With sustainable management and project management in private companies, e.g. within corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • As a project manager in consultancy firms
  • As a forest supervisor or master of forestry in a private forest or state forest district
  • As a forestry consultant on private forest properties in Denmark and abroad
  • Within research and education at universities and other institutions of higher education


Please read about the specific admission requirements for the programme here.

In addition to these requirements, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of University of Copenhagen.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the entry requirements, you should contact Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen directly. Mail address:

Application takes place through an online application portal. To find out how and when to apply, please see this page.


There is no tuition fee for full-time degree students from the EU, EEA, or Switzerland.  Please see the details below. 

Further Information

Read about the MSc programme in Forest and Nature Management at Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen and student life at the Faculty.

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You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

South Campus


The South campus is located just south of the city centre and has a vibrant student community. The campus is home to the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Theology.

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