Study unit
3513188 Applied period in forest institutions, 9 Cp  
Code 3513188  Validity 27.01.2021 -
Name Applied period in forest institutions  Abbreviation Applied period 
Credits 9 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0432 European Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Timo Tokola 

Learning outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this course students are able to know through working as a part of a team how the organisation is operating in European and in international levels; apply their skills and knowledge in practice; have knowledge and understanding of European and international business culture and values, team work practices as well as project management and how a research project starts and how it is managed, funded and reported.


The course consists of a work assignment in a national or international forestry-related institution. The course is project oriented, and the topic of the work assignment is agreed upon in cooperation with the hosting organisation, the supervisor and the student. The course is supervised by a lecturer from one of the MSc European Forestry partner universities. An essential part of the course is a final report that the students write on the basis of the training period. 

Modes of study 

Participating in a project, final report on the findings during the course and a seminar presentation based on the report.

Study materials 

Will be distributed during the course. 

Evaluation criteria 

0-5. Grading is based on the written report (40%), oral presentation (30%) and general performance during the internship based on supervisor's evaluation (30%). 


Supervisors from different MSc EF Consortium universities. Contact person in Joensuu: Professor of Forest Information Systems Timo Tokola.


June-July (August) 2022

Offering data 

MSc EF partner universities and associate partner organizations in Europe, Canada, China and Brazil

Further information 

MSc European Forestry students. The course in organized jointly by MSc European Forestry Consortium universities. The language of instruction for this course is English.


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams