Employment of MSc European Forestry graduates

Graduates of MSc European Forestry programme are highly demanded by the labour market. All our students graduate with the ability to work in multicultural environments and with the latest knowledge on forest management and policy-making in Europe. Our alumni work all over the world and form bridges between countires and continents, which is ackonwledged by employers who appreciate the ability to apply global thinking in local conditions.

Examples of employment positions that our students have taken after graduation:


British Embassy, Beijing, China: Project manager

Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia: Research officer

Chinese Academy of Forestry, China: Associate research Professor

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China: Associate Professor

Climate Bridge Ltd., China: Project manager

German Development Service, Mongolia: Forestry officer

ICIMOD, Pakistan: National project manager REDD+

IKEA, Indonesia: Southeast Asia forestry coordinator

Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation, Indonesia: Forest conservation and climate change specialist

Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia: Researcher

Institute of Green Economy, India: Research associate

Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand: Officer at Botanical Garden

Ministry of Agriculture, Jordan: Head of Forest Department of Southern Jordan

Ministry of Environment, Pakistan: Consultant on climate change policy

Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation, Nepal: Assistant Research Officer

Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia: Data analyst in forest fire extinguishing

National Institute of Advanced Studies, India: PhD student

Nature Conservancy, Indonesia: Head of Bureau (East Borneo)

Nortwest A&F University, China: Lecturer

Pact, Cambodia: Senior carbon programme officer

RECOFTC, Thailand: Programme officer

Thailand Research Fund, Thailand: Project coordinator

Toastmasters International, China: Area Governor

Wetlands International, China: Project officer

World Agroforestry Centre, Southeast Asia Region: Project officer

WWF, Pakistan: Programme development coordinator

YMCA-Lebanon, Lebanon: Agricultural engineer


Andean Community General Secretariat, Peru: Consultant

Bahia Speciality Cellulose, Brazil: Silviculture coordinator

Bank of America, Costa Rica: Customer Service & Support

Corporación Fondo Biocomercio, Colombia: Monitoring and evaluation coordinator

Faber-Castell International, Brazil: Forestry supervisor

Grupo Index Ambiental, Brazil: Sustainability consultant

Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development, Guyana: Monitoring Manager

Lakehead University, Canada: PhD student

Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resources, Canada: Resource technologist

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Canada: Protected areas planner

Reforestation Group International S. A., Costa Rica: Forestry engineer and plantation manager

Pöyry Silviconsult, Brazil: Forest Business Consultant

TECPAR, Paraná's Institute of Technology, Brazil: Coordinator of Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification

Tree Canada, Canada: Researcher, ecosystem modeller

Tree Time Services Inc, Canada: Environmental consultant

Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada: PhD student

University of California, Berkeley, USA: PhD student

University of New Brunswick, Canada: Researcher

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA: PhD student

US Forest Service, USA: Assistant teacher

Woodlands North Inc, Canada: Manager GIS, research and development


African Development Bank, Tunisia: Expert

Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Cameroon: Associate professional officer

Hawassa University, Ethiopia: Lecturer and researcher

International Development Research Centre, Kenya: Consultant

Komatiland Forests Ltd., South Africa: District Manager

Mondi Group, South Africa: Environmental specialist

University Abdelmalek Essadii, Morocco: PhD researcher


Alternconsult, France: Carbon footprint analyst

Alterra, the Netherlands: Intern

Andalucian Center for Environment (CEAMA), Spain: Research technician

Arbonaut Ltd, Finland: Senior GIS specialist

Bosgroepen, the Netherlands: Project worker

Bureau Veritas Group, Russia: Expert in forestry certification

Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences, Finland: Teacher

Cross-Border University, Finland: Assistant coordinator of Forestry and Environmental Engineering programme

Donaña Biological Station, Spain: PhD researcher

Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia: PhD student

European External Action Service, Cape Verde: Infrastructures and engineering programme officer

European Forest Institute, France: Junior researcher

European Panel Federation, Belgium: Research adviser

Finnish Forest Research Institute (METLA), Finland: Senior researcher

FMO, the Netherlands: Environmental and social specialist

Forest Technological Centre of Catalonia, Spain: Researcher

Forestal Catalana, Spain: GIS technician

GAENA Environment, Spain: Forest engineer in GIS

IIASA, Austria: Research assistant

Innova Wood, Belgium: Secretary General

IRTA, Spain: Research assistant

Kesla Oyj, Finland: Sales manager

Larenstein University of Professional Education, the Netherlands: Lecturer

Mid Sweden Univeristy, Sweden: PhD student

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, the Netherlands: Policy official in Natura 2000

Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, Norway: Researcher

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany: PhD student

Pöyry Management Consulting, United Kingdom: Consultant

Promenade Research, Finland: Account Manager

Stora Enso, Russia: HRD Manager Forest Products Russia

SVEZA-Les Ltd., Russia: Marketing specialist

Swedish Univerity of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden: Researcher, PhD student

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark: PhD student

University of Bern, Switzerland: PhD candidate

University of Eastern Finland, Finland: Lecturer and researcher

University of Freiburg, Germany: PhD student

University of Helsinki, Finland: PhD student

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria: Scientific assistant

United Paper Mills (UPM), Russia: Environmental specialist

Velux, Russia: Business partner

Wageningen University, the Netherlands: Research assistant

Waldkonzepte, Germany: Forest consultant


Deakin University, Australia: PhD student