Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Master in

Environmental Management of Mountain Areas

This double degree programme focuses on sustainable landscape development as well as ecosystem and land-use management in mountain areas.

Our programme is highly interdisciplinary and it is offered in cooperation with the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Both universities contribute their expertise in an integrative way to ecological, engineering and socio-economic perspectives of mountain landscape management.

The programme takes advantage of the particular location of the partner universities in the Central Alps and includes both student and teacher mobility between the two countries. Courses will be taught by lecturers from both universities.

At a glance

Degree class: LM-73
ECTS credits: 120
Duration of the course: 2 years
Courses will be taught in English
Places available: 25 EU + 10 non-EU
Campus: Bozen-Bolzano and Innsbruck
Tuition fees: €1.343,50 per year

Structure of the course

The first study year is to be completed at the Free University of Bozen - Bolzano and focuses on basic natural science and technical skills and competences in 9 compulsory modules.

The second study year at the University of Innsbruck, with two compulsory modules and several elective modules, gives students the possibility to focus on environmental and resource management, nature protection, landscape ecology and planning, agriculture and forestry as well as water and waste management in mountain areas.

Students work in interdisciplinary teams to carry out scientific research that is result-oriented, focused on targets and related to their Master dissertation project.

People

Degree Course director: Prof. Stefan Zerbe  (photo)
Student representative in the Course Council: Frederick Manck

Exchange programmes and internships

Currently we offer exchange programmes with almost 20 partner universities all over the world.

This study programme does not involve a compulsory internship. You can still choose to carry out a voluntary internship and choose from the long list of Italian and foreign businesses the University of Bozen is partnered with.

Career opportunities

The interdisciplinary and research-oriented master programme opens up a wide range of occupational opportunities for graduates all over the world, in particular environmental assessment, monitoring and management of protected areas, project planning and Eco-certification in the fields of agriculture and forestry, analysis and natural hazard assessment of hydrogeological origin, and elaboration of development plans of agricultural mountain areas, as well as various scientific careers.

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Application

Detailed information about the study programme can be found in the 'Manifesto degli studi' (Study guidelines) which contains information about the study plan, admission requirements, language requirements, application, admission procedures, enrolment and tuition fees.

  1. The deadline to apply online is 29 April 2016 (Early Bird session) and 21 July 2016 (late application)
  2. The ranking lists will be published by 18 May 2016 (Early Bird session) and 8 August 2016 (late application).

Contact us by phone at +390471012100 or via e-mail to study@unibz.it

Photo: © Lukas Flinzberger

 

study manifesto (pdf)

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