Master´s Degree Programme Wood Technology

International prospects for your career

Leadership skills/HR management, the definition of a strategy, a solid foundation in financial aspects, performance optimization in production, the most recent material technologies or production systems engineering with the simulation of equipment: the range covered by wood technology and thus the requirements for engineers are constantly evolving. A wide range of knowledge and skills are expected in managerial positions in the international woodworking industry. This is precisely what the international Master’s Programme in Wood Technology offers. It is a joint programme by the Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences (GER) and the Bern University of Applied Sciences (CH).

  • Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
    Joint Degree of the Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences (GER) and the Bern University of Applied Sciences (CH)
  • Duration: 3 semesters full-time or 6 semesters part-time
  • Teaching language: English
  • Credit Points (CP): 90
  • Accreditation: accredited by ASIIN e. V.

Course contents and structure

Personal development in an international environment, expanding skills related to the most recent technologies and methods in the woodworking industry as well as an active participation in research and industry projects are at the core of the Master’s Degree Programme.

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Career prospects

The graduates are experts who master the latest concepts and technologies in an international woodworking industry. The knowledge and skills acquired during the programme, and also firmly rooted in practical application, will enable the graduates to become valuable assets to businesses in private enterprise, public services or institutes in the timber, machine, software and consulting area.

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  • Start of the course: each winter semester
  • Application period: 1st May to 15th June
  • Application form available online at: Application
  • Admittance requirements
    An above average Bachelor (min. 180 ECTS points) or Diploma degree in the study courses wood technology, timber construction & redevelopment, interior engineering or related areas, proof of English proficiency via recognized English language examinations (TOEFL, Cambridge Certificate) and a letter of motivation

More details about the application process

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