The Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for a two-year MSc in Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) equips qualified graduates to deal with the difficult problems of contemporary tropical forestry. A brief course for visiting lecturers is also included.

The SUTROFOR MSc Course is organized by a Consortium which includes five of the best European universities within the field of forest and nature management:

  • University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, Department of Food and Resource Economics, Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Bangor University, School of the Environment and Natural Resources, Bangor (UK)
  • Dresden University of Technology, Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products, Tharandt (Germany)
  • AgroParisTech, Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences, Montpellier (France)
  • University of Padova, TESAF Department, School of Agriculture, Padova (Italy)

The SUTROFOR Consortium also includes the following non-European associate partners: Tribhuvan University in Nepal, Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania, Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza in Costa Rica and Makerere University, Uganda.

Application deadline: January 15, 2022

Benefits of the Sustainable Tropical Forestry Master’s Degree Scholarships

SUTROFOR is part of the Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Program initiated by the European Union. The Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Program is a co-operation and mobility program in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and promote intercultural understanding.

The Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) Erasmus Scholarship Program is divided into two:

  • Erasmus Mundus student scholarship: For eligible master students (degree).
  • Erasmus Mundus scholar scholarship: for visiting academics (short stay)

Under the scheme, international students are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Contribution to the travel and installation costs
  • Contribution to subsistence costs

Duration of Program:

  • Degree Program: 2 years
  • Visiting Scholars: 1-3 months

How to Apply Under the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship

For aspiring degree program scholars, please head over to the official program website to go through the admission requirements and application procedure prior to applying.

Meanwhile, visiting scholars are instructed to download the application form to start their application process.

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