|Academic field||Agriculture, forestry and fishery 01.0 (ISCED 62)
Forestry & arboriculture (JACS D500)
|Nominal duration||4 years|
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Admission requirements: magistrikraad (Master’s degree) or corresponding qualification
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
Often you can 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.
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail, according to the instructions given by the institution. Important! Never send original documents by post!
Candidates are expected to send their paper documents to the higher education institution of their first preference. In case of EMÜ, following postal address is valid:
- A recent* TOEFL Certificate: only internet-based test scores are accepted, with minimum score being 61.
*no more than two years’ old.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Doctoral thesis project – recognized by the supervisor at Estonian University of Life Sciences
For more information and the complete list of required documents, please see our homepage
General objectives of the programme: to educate competent, internationally recognised researchers, teachers, and top specialists in forestry and the related fields. The graduates of the PhD programme of Forestry are competent to work in universities, research and development institutes, in government authorities and in the private sector as top managers of forest management and timber industry, and as top specialists of forestry and environmental protection.
240 ECTS (basic study 20 ECTS, speciality study 35-40 ECTS, optional subjects 0-5 ECTS, doctoral thesis 180 ECTS).
Students have to pass all compulsory courses and defend the Doctoral thesis.