Study unit
3513073 European forestry field course, 8 Cp  
Code 3513073  Validity 03.05.2010 -
Name European forestry field course  Abbreviation European forest 
Credits 8 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 a successful completion of this course, students have a deep understanding of contemporary forest management in different regions of Europe. In addition, they are aware of the influence of historical, cultural, and geographical factors in European forestry.



An intensive field course where the students will familiarize themselves with topical forestry issues in European countries (Austria, France, Germany, Romania and Spain).  

Modes of study 

Intensive field course including forest and cultural visits, lectures, seminars, and presentations. The students are required to carry out group work, discuss given topics, and prepare individual reports. 

Study materials 

Will be distributed during the course. 

Evaluation criteria 

0-5. Grading is based on the given assignments of the teachers in the MSc EF Consortium universities.  


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


May 2019

Offering data 

MSc European Forestry Consortium universities

Further information 

MSc European forestry students. The course is organized jointly by MSc European Forestry Consortium universities. The course includes the elements of sustainable development (i.e. ecological principles, management of natural resources and climate change). 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