BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES (FIRST CYCLE STUDIES)

  • Biotechnology

    Degree 
    Bachelor of Engineering

    Duration
    7 semesters

    Beginning from
    October

    Credits obtained 
    Degree requires the completion of 210 ECTS

    Aim of the programme

    Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field of study, combining knowledge of life sciences and engineering, aiming to use the living organisms in product development, testing and manufacturing. In addition to general topics students can focus on plants-, animals- and microorganisms- biotechnology giving them practical and theoretical knowledge. Our aim is to provide a solid foundation for future careers in food and pharmaceutical industry, diagnostics, plant breeding companies, research institutions and many others. We put special attention on cutting edge topics including bioin- formatics, genomics, nanobiotechnology and genetic engineering. Graduates will be able to plan and run the biotechnological exper- iments and processes, generate, interpret and report high quality biological data, evaluate the use or particular methods and devices.

    Entry requirements

    • The results of the completed secondary education with speci- fied final marks in: (1) biology and (2) chemistry or mathematics or physics;
    • Confirmed knowledge of English – at least B2 level (appropriate certificate or document confirming completion of the second- ary education taught in English);

     

    Main mandatory subjects: 

    1 Year
    General and physical chemistry, Botany, Animal anatomy, Mathe- matics, Physics and biophysics, Information technologies, Organic chemistry, Cell Biology, Animal histology, Ecology, Design thinkin

    2 Year
    General genetics, Biochemistry, General microbiology, Plant phys- iology, Animal physiology, Physiology of microorganisms, Engi- neering of biotechnological processes, Molecular biology, Basics of genetics and animal breeding, Enzymology and Biochemical technics, General virology.

    3 Year
    Genetic engineering, Basics of bioinformatics, Design and de- velopment of technological lines, Biotechnological methods in environmental protection, Physiomics, Immunology, Cell and tissue cultures, Industrial biotechnology, Social and legal aspects of biotechnology, Statistics.

    4 Year
    Chemical safety, Seminar, Graduation workshop, Professional practice.

    1-4 Years
    Each year there is a variety of facultative subjects covering specific biotechnology related topics.

    Internship, practice 
    Student is obliged to complete practice (160 h/4 weeks).

    Career prospects 
    The alumni of FSTN can find jobs in:

    • Pharmaceuticalindustry;
    • Cropimprovementcompanies;
    • Clinicalresearch;
    • Foodindustry;
    • Diagnosticslaboratories;
    • R&Dinstitutions;
    • Public administration related to above mentioned.

    Fees
    5000 PLN / semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Food Science: Technology and Nutrition

    Degree
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Duration
    6 semesters

    Beginning from
    October

    Credits obtained
    Bachelor diploma, 180 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The bachelor programme of Food Science: Technology and Nu- trition has the aim to provide students with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills in the field of food technology, food process- ing and nutrition. The programme has a high number of contact hours including a significant proportion of practical laboratory activities with experiments conducting in groups or individually. The study programme offers lectures, tutorials and project-based teaching also. In addition to knowledge related to technological processes and human nutrition, graduates will be able to identify chemical, biological and physical hazards during food production, processing, distribution and storage. The proposed study offer focuses on the organization of technological processes, especially on the high-quality products and the implementation of process- es with the use of the most modern and innovative techniques, standards and sustainable food systems, as well as allows to acquire knowledge and skills regarding the well-balanced nutrition in health maintaining.

    Entry requirements

    Qualification based on:

    • confirmed knowledge of English (certificate of English lan- guage at least level B2 or maturity exam in English language at an Advanced level with result at least 60%, or a document confirming completion of the high school with programme in English as language of instruction);

    • graduated secondary level education and the diploma recog- nized by EU is required for application to the course;

    • the results of the maturity examination in biology or chemistry or mathematics;

    Main mandatory subjects:

    1 Year
    General chemistry, Biology, Basic statistics, Mathematics, Economy, Information technology, Food raw materials, Polish for foreigners, Foreign language, Sociology of food and nutrition, Polish culture, Food chemistry, General and food microbiology, Introduction into food processing, Introduction into human nutrition, Sustainable food systems, Engineering graphics, Physical education.

    2 Year
    Biochemistry & enzymology, Basics of human anatomy and physiology, General food technology, Food production equipment and engineering, Instrumental methods of food analysis, Plant-origin food technology, Basics of food engineering, Advance in human nutrition, Pathogens in water and food, Animal-origin food technology, New food product development, Food additives, Sensory analysis, Consumer behavior, Food biotechnology, Physical education.

    3 Year
    Food production hygiene, Catering technology, Food packaging and contact materials, Basics of dietetics, Nutrition of selected population groups, Technological design of food industry plants, Technological design of food gastronomy plants, Food safety and quality management in food production, Food safety and quality management in gastronomy, Technological/Nutritional project, Seminars, Protection of intellectual property, Electives1*, Electives 2**.

    * i.e., Carcinogens in food, alcoholic beverages and human being, Drugs, medicines and smart food components and additives, Dietary prevention, Alternative diets, Diet, environment and health;

    ** i.e., Bioengineering in food industry, Cutting-edge technologies in food industry, Design thinking in food industry, Drying, Food preservation monitoring, Herbs, food and health, Physical properties of food, Prevention of food quality, Public health nutrition.

    Career prospects

    The alumni of FSTN can find jobs in:

    • engineering and technology positions in companies operating in the food industry,
    • food processing plants, as well as in enterprises dealing with quality and safety management in the food chain,
    • enterprises developing and supplying new technological solutions to food industry plants,
    • consulting companies, commercial laboratories, food distribution and logistics,
    • R&Dinstitutes,
    • companies responsible for diet planning and catering,
    • facilities disseminating professional knowledge about food and nutrition and in many other institutions of the food chain.

    Fees
    4400 PLN / semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

     

  • Organic Agriculture and Food Production

    Degree
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Duration
    6 semesters

    Beginning from
    October

    Credits obtained
    Bachelor diploma, 180 ECTS.

    Aim of the programme
    The Faculty of Agriculture and Biology has the aim to offer the students a holistic and interdisciplinary knowledge in the area of organic agriculture and food production presented by the best specialists from different faculties of Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW and from abroad. The BSc studies OAFP are constructed according to the expectations of potential employers within organic food production. The focus is on the innovative teaching methods activating students and preparing them for future employment. The studies will offer good possibilities to develop the necessary skills and knowledge in desired specialties.

    Entry requirements
    Qualification based on:

    • the results of the maturity examination in biology or chemistry or mathematics;
    • confirmed knowledge of English (certificate of English language at least level B2 or maturity exam in English language at an Advanced level with result at least 60%, or a document confirming completion of the high school with programme in English as language of instruction).

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Environment protection, Introduction to organic agriculture and husbandry, Chemistry, Basics of botany, Agrometeorology, Global food production, Informatics, Foreign language, Sustainable food production systems, Sustainable development of rural areas, Agroecology, Soil science, Microbiology of soils and plants, Animal physiology and organic nutrition, Basics of plant biochemistry and physiology, Study trip to organic farms, Food legislation or Agriculture law, Basics of human nutrition.

    2 Year

    Cropping systems, Plant breeding and seed materials, Control and certification system of organic production, Plant protection management in organic agriculture, Plant nutrition in organic system, Agricultural technologies for organic farming, Food Microbiology, Organic raw materials, Study trip to organic farms, Organic grassland farming, Organic crops, Weeds and weed management in organic farming, Methodology of scientific research, Livestock production in organic farming, Organic vegetable and fruit production, Hazards for food safety.

    3 Year

    Diploma seminar, Mathematical statistic, Organization of organic farms or Markets and marketing of organic food, Conversion of the farm into organic system, Processing of organic plant raw materials, Food safety and hygiene, Ecological aspects of food and nutrition, Processing of organic animal raw materials, International agricultural markets, Herbs in organic farming, Entrepreneurship in organic business.

    Career prospects
    The alumni of OAFP can find jobs in organic food production, processing, trade and also in different companies connected with education, dissemination and advisory services.

    Fees
    4 500,00 PLN / semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

LONG-CYCLE STUDIES

  • Veterinary Medicine (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) - Start: 1st October, Duration: 11 semesters

    Degree
    Veterinary Surgeon / Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

    Duration
    Long cycle 11 semesters master’s programme

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    DVM degree requires the completion of 360 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    Study offering for veterinary medicine through the careful and competent selection of programme content provides students of long-cycle Master’s degree programme with:
    • knowledge, skills and competences required to describe rules and mechanisms underlining animal health, diagnose disease and implement therapy in a single animals or in a herd;
    • competence in protection of public health via monitoring of animal feed, animal production, production facilities, products of animal origin and distribution and transport of animals and products of animal origin;
    • competences in soft skills: problem solving, accumulation, elaboration, critical analysis and propagation of knowledge, working in the multidisciplinary team.

    Entry requirements
    Recruitment to the programme is handled by external recruiting agency, the International Medicine Studies (www.ims-medstudy. com; info@ims-medstudy.com). Finished secondary level education and the diploma recognized by EU is required for application to the course. Candidates are required to take biology and chemistry exam.

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Anatomy, cell biology, histology & embryology, biology, chemistry, biophysics, information technology, Latin, copyrights, genetics, biostatistics, agronomy
    2 Year
    Biochemistry, physiology, animal husbandry and breeding, ethology, epidemiology, microbiology, immunology
    3 Year
    Parasitology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, clinical and laboratory diagnostics, general surgery and anesthesiology, public health, bee diseases, pathomorphology
    4 Year
    Farm animal and equine diseases, meat hygiene, pathomorphology, feed hygiene, imagine diagnostics, safety of animal-origin food, zoonosis, toxicology, andrology, fish diseases, ethical aspects of veterinary practice
    5 Year
    Dogs and cat diseases, dietetics, avian diseases, administration and legal aspects in veterinary, fur animal diseases, veterinary prevention, milk hygiene, clinic rotations
    6 Year
    Clinical rotations, herd health management

    Internship, practice
    Student is obliged to complete: husbandry practice (80 h/2 weeks), veterinary inspection (80 h / 2 weeks twice), clinical practice (160 h / 4 weeks twice).

    Career prospects
    • veterinary surgeon / doctor of veterinary medicine in small animals, large animals or mixed practices
    • veterinary inspection / public health protection agencies
    • veterinary border control
    • general, medical and veterinary research (PhD studies, research companies and institutions)
    • laboratory practice
    • animal health protection agencies
    • pharmaceutical industry

    Fees
    4800€ for winter semester
    3600€ for summer semester

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH (SECOND CYCLE)

  • Civil Engineering (Engineering Infrastructure) - Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Start: 1st October (winter semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 90 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The primary mission of the study is to ensure the highest quality in transferring the advanced knowledge to graduates, and provide the best understanding of Engineering Infrastructure challenges. Those issues certainly require the application of analytical, decision making, and critical thinking skills, that the students will develop during their studies. This will be achieved by delivering the best quality taught modules in topics such as structural design and geotechnical engineering.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of civil engineering
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified based on the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit – the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken into account;
    • confirmed knowledge of the English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Foreign language, Hydraulic structures, Environmental Hazard Assessment, Mathematics, Theory of elasticity and plasticity, Structural mechanics, Geotechnical engineering in urban and transportation infrastructure, 2 additional subjects to be chosen by the student.

    2 Year
    Complex steel structures, Construction process management, Construction- executing and process planning, Finite Element Methods (computation methods), Construction law and investment processes regulations, Advanced foundation engineering, Complex concrete structures, Timber structures, BIM in civil engineering, Diploma seminar, Intellectual property management.

    Internship, practice
    The possibility of implementing an internship (e.g. in research units) as a part of research project.

    Career prospects
    The course will equip students with a range of transferable skills, and an ideal combination for a leading career in civil engineering. It will allow demonstrating the ability to work independently on a complex topic and demonstrate initiative in the solution of engineering challenges.

    Fees
    4100 PLN / semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Informatics and Econometrics (Big Data Analytics) - Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics - Start: 1st October (winter semester), Duration: 4 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    4 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    120 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The Big Data Analytics specialization is focused mainly on methods of analysis of the massive datasets. Within this specialization the students will get acquainted with the technologies used for storing, processing and analyzing large data sets and with other quantitative methods of economic analysis, the computer science tools and their practical application. The students will acquire practical skills in building analytical solutions on Big Data platforms. They will become familiar with distributed and parallel processing systems. They will learn how to use basic tools to visualize large data sets. The specialization is focused on the use of high level programming languages, as well as on the design and programming of the databases. The graduates will be able to incorporate the available methods and tools into the computer analysis systems.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies in the field of computer science and econometrics, informatics, economics, finance and accounting, logistics, mathematics;
    • diploma of another field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language.

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Mathematical Economics, Dynamic and Financial Econometrics, Microeconometrics, Multidimensional Data Analysis, Operational Research – Applications, Survey Sampling, Software Engineering, Network Services, Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Programming, Network Security, Oracle Databases, Processing massive datasets.

    2 Year
    Theory of Forecasting and Simulations, Basics of Financial Engineering, Advanced data exploration techniques for big data, Deep Learning Methods, Statistical Analysis in the Market Research, Event history analysis, Project Management, Intellectual Property Management, Selected Issues in Sociology and Psychology, Business Ethics.

    Career prospects
    The Big Data Analytics specialization prepares future analysts of massive datasets that are stored in companies and economical institutions, such as banks, stock markets, telecommunications companies etc.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/ semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Finance and Accounting - Faculty of Economics Sciences - Start: 1st October (winter semester), Duration: 4 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    4 semesters

    Beginning from
    October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 120 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The specialization has been established to provide students with the theoretical and practical foundations of finance and accounting and acquire the necessary knowledge in the field of economics, marketing and management. Students acknowledge the principles of operation of economic entities and the relations between these entities and other institutions that create an economic environment, both on a national and international scale. They get acquainted with the regularities and effects of human economic activity. They learn how to develop individual entrepreneurship using various methods and techniques used in research in economic sciences.
    The aim is to provide students with the most up-to-date knowledge that will cover the current social needs and challenges of the labour market.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of economy, management, finance, accounting, logistics, tourism;
    • diploma of the related field of the first cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent), for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected from candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy;
    • the average grade from first-cycle studies;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Monetary policy, credit institution management, forecasting and simulation, cost accounting, risk theory, financial law, dynamic and financial econometrics, controlling in a bank, managerial accounting, intellectual property management, financial reporting, financial consulting, financial engineering, international finance, investment portfolio, advanced financial accounting, IT systems in financial institutions, tax accounting, diploma seminar.

    2 Year
    Contemporary theories in finance, international accounting, facultative subjects (8 of them during 3rd and 4th semester), diploma seminar.

    Career prospects
    Students gain advanced knowledge in the field of finance and accounting, the functioning of financial institutions. They get the ability to analyze basic economic phenomena and the economic and financial situation of economic units. The graduates are prepared to work in enterprises, organizations and public and non-governmental institutions, including financial institutions. They also gain the necessary knowledge and skills to run a business independently.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Horticulture, Specialization (General Horticulture) - Faculty of Horticulture - Start: 1st October (winter semester) 1st March (summer semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    93 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The goal is to make an educational offer of the second cycle studies in the field of General Horticulture and therefore increase chances in the Polish and international job markets. We encourage students to take part in a project offering financial support for the second cycle studies with English as the teaching language in the field of Horticulture. Presented study also improve the internationalization of the Faculty of Horticulture.
    Study also provides with competencies in soft skills: problem-solving; accumulation, elaboration and critical data analysis; propagation of knowledge, working in the multidisciplinary team.
    As part of General Horticulture, we offer a wide range of practical classes, including work in a modern greenhouse and analytical laboratories.

    Entry requirements
    Diploma of the first-level studies on plants (Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture, etc.) in the field of environmental protection;
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in the case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken in to account; • confirmed knowledge of English language;

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Herbal raw materials, Plant functioning under environmental stresses, Advanced information technologies, Intellectual property, Molecular biology, Sustainable horticulture, Diploma seminar, Facultative subjects: Ornamental plants in human environment, Fruits of the world, Medicinal and aromatic plants, Applied of plant pathology, Seeds production, Dendrology.

    2 Year
    Ecotoxicology, Plant Laboratory, The microworld of fungi, Insect behavior – from mechanisms to practical issues, Modern technologies in plant production, Diploma seminar, Facultative subjects: Propagation of ornamental plants, Integrated pests management, Biological control, Breeding methods of fruit plants, Propagation of fruits plants, Plants in human diet, Breeding methods of ornamental plants.

    3 Year
    Diploma seminar, Facultative subjects: Business law, Plants’ mysteries under microscope, Indoor flowers arrangements, Ecology of microorganisms, Quality evaluation of plant products, Physiological basis of vegetable and medicinal plants production.

    Career prospects
    • in horticultural production
    • private agribusiness
    • horticultural consulting
    • raw materials and cosmetic laboratories
    • education
    • scientific and research institutions

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Environmental Engineering (Modern Engineering in Water Management) - Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Start: 1st March (summer semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master of Science- MSc

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 90 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at SGGW, will launch the new international studies “Modern engineering in water management”. The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the aim to offer the students holistic and interdisciplinary knowledge in the area of water management and environmental engineering. Specialists from different faculties of Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) and visiting professors from abroad will present the contents.
    Studies are focused on both technical and ecological aspects of the environment, emphasizing the role of the human in shaping sustainable landscapes and ecosystems. Specifically, students will obtain a complex knowledge of the integral approach in water management in the age of environmental droughts and climate change. The programme is divided into three semesters. It consists of lectures, seminars, workshops, labworks, and field research conducted in both partner countries: Poland and Kazakhstan.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of engineer of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in case of number of candidates exceeding the admission limit – in the first place the graduates form first cycle studies in environmental engineering will be addmitted base on the average grade from first-cycle studies; in the second place the graduates form first cycle studies in related fields of study will be addmitted base on the average grade from first-cycle studies;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language.

    Career prospects
    The course will equip students with a range of transferable skills, and an ideal combination for a leading career in environmental engineering. It will allow demonstrating the ability to work independently on a complex topic and demonstrate initiative in the solution of engineering challenges.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Environmental Protection (Restoration and Management of Environment) - Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Start: 1st March (summer semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 90 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The Restoration and management of environment (RME) aims at providing students with comprehensive and interdisciplinary environmental knowledge presented by the best specialists from a range of scientific areas. Studies are focused on both technical and ecological aspects of the environment, emphasizing the role of human in shaping sustainable landscapes and ecosystems. The programme is divided into three semesters. It consists of lectures, seminars, labworks and field research.

    Entry requirements
    Diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of environmental protection;
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in the case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken in to account;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Mathematics and statistics, Food in Culture and Society, Tourism in protected areas, Ecotoxicology, Landscape planning by ecological methods, Hydrogenic soils, Plant adaptation to environmental stresses, Integrated water resources management and restoration, Elective (Contemporary challenges in wetlands restoration or Integrated floodplain protection) or Foreign language, Environmental policy, Ecological bases of nature conservation, Processes of decision support, Spatial planning, Risk analysis, Soil biology, Ecological infrastructure in agricultural landscapes, Restoration to ecosystems of wild medicinal plants, Land and water conservation, Ecological engineering for environmental protection, Soil hazard pollution and protection, Hydrological modeling with GIS Case study of environmental protection – part I.

    2 Year
    Environmental processes modeling, Faunal research or River Ecological Surveys, Case study of environmental protection – part II., Diploma seminar, M.Sc. dissertation.

    Career prospects
    Careers in environmental protection involve jobs that aim in reduction of negative human pressure on natural environment, restoration of degraded ecosystems, sustainable use of environmental resources, environmental education and creating environmental policy.
    Graduates will be ready to work in the fields of environmental planning and analysis, environmental policy, legislation, and regulation, natural resources conservation and management, environmental engineering and environmental education, communication and advocacy and fundraising. Possible jobs include governmental positions, coordination of environmental agencies and NGOs, environmental consulting, technologist in industry, environmental engineering, research and teaching positions in schools and universities.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Forestry, Specialization: Forest Information Technology - Faculty of Forestry - Start: 1st October, Duration: 4 semester

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    4 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 120 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The international Master study programme “Forest Information Technology (FIT)” is an interdisciplinary, bilateral, programme taught at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (EUSD) and the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS) in Poland. The M.Sc. programme focusses on environmental information technologies (EIS) and Green IT such as Machine Learning technologies, applied programming and databases, forest ecosystem modelling, remote sensing and geographic information systems. With an interdisciplinary approach, the study programme offers conceptual knowledge about sustainable forest ecosystems combined with innovative IT -technical solutions to address a range of issues, from local forest management to global climate change. Since its start in 2005, the FIT is continuously accredited in Germany by ASIIN and in Poland by PKA.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of forestry;
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in the case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit • the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken in to account;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    1st Semester: Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development; covers principles of innovative Forest-IT and environmental information technology (main mandatory subjects: Geomatics, Data Analysis & Management).
    2nd Semester: Warsaw University of Life Sciences; focuses on the application of information technologies (IT) in forest and environment related subjects and forest management topics (main mandatory subjects: Geomatics, Data Analysis & Management, Operational Forestry).

    2 Year
    3rd Semester: During the 3rd semester at either location FIT students pursue an independent research project framed by a range of elective modules topics (main mandatory subjects: Research project, Operational Forestry).
    4th Semester: During the 4th semester at either location students work on their Master thesis supplemented by further elective modules main mandatory subjects: Master thesis & defense, Student Research Colloquium).
    Internship, practice The possibility of implementing an internship (e.g. in research units) as a part of research project.

    Career prospects
    Graduated FIT students are ready to compete on a diversified but also on a highly specialized job market of Green IT and environmental data analytics, natural resource management and applied research in the forest and environmental sector in Europe or beyond. FIT graduates hold a double degree certificate from two European higher Education Institutes, the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development and the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. Both certificates enable entering various European and international job markets with a focus digital technologies or sustainable natural resource management and empirical ecological research using digital data and forest and environmental management, ecological consultancy and others. Master certificates issued by the two universities are an accepted prerequisite for continuing your studies as a PhD student or entering any other doctoral degree programme.

    Fees
    No fee – study based on International Agreement

    Recruitment: Foreign candidates are recruited by USDE in Germany. Applications of foreign candidates are processed by UNI-ASSIST. Number of places available: 25.