• EQF Home Page Icon

Learning Opportunity: Forest Science - Doctoral studies

Forest Science - Doctoral studies

Course Information

The study programme is aimed to prepare qualified specialists for the teaching and research work with a competence corresponding to the international standards in forestry science.

Studies are organised as lectures, discussion with supervisor and individual studies.

The main courses offered include theoretical and empirical research methodology, scientific language/terminology of forestry science, problems and theories in the field of Forestry Science research, theoretical and practical innovations/novelties in the field of Forestry Science.

Students in this programme acquire the skills to do theoretical and empirical investigations in Forestry Science in cooperation with other persons involved in the investigation, participating and presenting results in scientific conferences, able to develop new knowledge on existing knowledge and practically implementing investigation results, prepare internationally indexed publications.

Reference Data

Education Level:
Thematic area:
Teaching Language:
Duration Information: 

3 years (full-time)

Access requirements: 

Master’s degree in Forestry or related fields. Applicants with background in other field need to pass an entrance exam.
English knowledge: minimum - IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76.


4100 EUR (are not included research costs, living costs) per year (2018/19)


ECTS 180

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Provider Contact Info: 

Liela iela 2, Jelgava, LV-3001
+371 63005684

Qualifications Awarded

Reference Data

Qualification Awarded:
Doctor of Forest Science (Dr.silv.)