MSc in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management Scholarships

The Master Degree Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management (MEDfOR) is a two-year world-class International Programme on the field of Forestry and Sustainability.

It is the only program in Europe that simultaneously addresses the economic, ecological and social challenges of sustainable Mediterranean forestry and natural resources management.

MEDfOR also address specific topics on the field of forestry, with particular emphasis on the Mediterranean area such as:

  • Forest as a unique world heritage,
  • Forest management and conservation
  • Forestry role in the welfare of the society.
  • Our purpose is to educate the next generation of leaders in forestry and natural resources, and public and private land management, with a special focus on the Mediterranean region.
  • We wish to provide our students with tools to contribute to the solutions of forestry, natural resources and environmental challenges throughout the region and the world.

    For that we brought together the best expertise, human resources and facilities of the Mediterranean region.

  • The Programme is offered by a Consortium of top ranked Universities supported by a consultation panel with several associated partners and stakeholders that come from leading international research and outreach organizations in all scientific areas of interest to Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management.

  • At the end of the programme you shall have acquired a solid scientific habilitation, specific technical skills and the necessary competences necessary to develop a career in innovative fields of work in Forestry.

  • Our Alumni, who come from all over the world, have found jobs everywhere.

    Some are working at private entities, public administration, international organizations (eg. FAO, GIZ), ONGS, or as consultants for local or international companies.

  • One third of the students got a PhD scholarship and started an
    academic career. Some alumni are now lecturers.

    Fully Funded MSc in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management Scholarships

  • For the next cohort 20 Erasmus Mundus scholarships for NON EU and 8 for EU will be available.

    A full scholarship for non EU students includes:

  • The full tuition fees (9000€/year)
  • A monthly allowance for living expenses of 1000€/month
  • Installation fee: 1000€ (lump sum at arrival)
  • Travel expenses (3000€/year – lump sum)
  • A health insurance (value 500€/year)

    A full scholarship for EU students includes :

  • The full tuition fees (4000€/year)
  • A monthly allowance for living expenses of 1000€/month
  • Travel costs : 1000€/year
  • A health insurance 500€/year

    Consortium Scholarships

  • The consortium offers scholarships for EU and NON EU candidates applying for the course.

    The number (3-4/intake) and amount of scholarships will be fixed according to the fund availability.

  • It will be distributed according to the candidate CV’s quality and their motivation.
  • A full scholarship is not given.

    We prefer to give partial scholarships to several students instead of full ones to only a few.

    The Consortium scholarship may include (one or two of the following, not all):

    • Tuition fees (up to 9000€ / year, valid for 2 years).

    • Free Health insurance.

    • Travels: up to 500€.

    • Monthly allocation for living and housing (200-300€/month).

    Academic Scholarships

    Academic Scholarships are granted to excellent applicants.

    These scholarships will cover a part of tuition fees and about 500€ / month for EU students and 850€ / month for non EU students.

  • Additional scholarships are available depending on the program country and other factors.

    Apply by 15th December.

    For more information and application details, see; Fully Funded MSc in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management Scholarships

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