Master of Science in Tropical Forestry, 2023-25, with DAAD-EPOS Scholarship

Research Scholarship in Environment , in Natural Science , in Sustainable Development
  • Germany, Germany
  • Apply Before : October 1, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7059
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 24 Months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

International students are willing to pursue their studies with DAAD-EPOS Scholarship are invited to apply for a Master of Science in Tropical Forestry. This program is an initiative from the Technical University of Dresden (TUD) in Germany with a standard full-time study of two years (four semesters).

By applying for the Master of Science in Tropical Forestry, the student will undertake three semesters of classroom studies and one semester of field research in a tropical country. This program is part of the DAAD scholarship program for development-related postgraduate courses.

Applicants from developing countries are welcome to apply for a DAAD-EPOS scholarship to study in this M.Sc. program. The deadline for the scholarship is 30 October, one year before the beginning of the course.

Brief Details and Dates

Application Status: Open

Deadline for DAAD-EPOS Scholarship Applications (2024): 01 October 2023

Non-EU Candidates Admission Deadline: 01 May 2023

EU Candidates Admission Deadline: 15 July 2023

Start of Course without DAAD Scholarship: October 2023

Course Start with DAAD Scholarship: October 2024

Duration of the Course: 24 Months

Host University: Technical University of Dresden (TUD)

Funded By: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Location: Germany

Funding Type: Fully Funded

Degree Leve: Master

Gender: Male/Female

Eligible Countries for DAAD: Developing Countries

Benefits of DAAD-EPOS Scholarship for Tropical Forestry

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) funds the Master of Science in Tropical Forestry program at the TUD for 2024 as follows:

  • Monthly stipends of 934 euros for students
  • Health, accident, and personal liability insurance costs
  • Travel allowance
  • Additional benefits under certain circumstances:
  1. Rent subsidy per month.
  2. Monthly allowance for accompanying family members

Requirements for Master of Science in Tropical Forestry

All international students willing to apply for the TUD should meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in forestry or a related field such as horticulture, agriculture, regional planning, water management, geography biology, ecology, governance of natural resources, or regional development.
  • Provide English language proficiency Certificate: TOEFL (80 iBT, PBT 550, CBT 213, IELTS (Band 6.5), or English certificate during bachelor’s degree.
  • Have a solid commitment to working widely in regional or urban development planning.
  • DAAD applicants should provide two years of work experience related to the study program.


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Required Documents

According to the TUD regulations, applicants should provide these supporting documents:

  • TUD’s online application form (Available after registration on SELMA)
  • Europass CV format
  • Copy of University Certificates and Transcripts
  • Explanation of grades (if the transcript is not available)
  • Two Recommendation Letters, one academic and one professional
  • TOEFL or IELTS certificate for non-native English-speaking countries applicants
  • A-Level School Leaving Certificate
  • Motivation Letter
  • Employment Certificate
  • Signed DAAD Checklist and Application form.
  • Copy of Passport or ID
  • One recent photograph

Important Notes:

  • Applicants are responsible for the excellent readability of all submitted documents.
  • Documents other than English or German should have notarized translations in either language.
  • Please check the DAAD and University checklists for complete application documents before sending them to the program.

How to Apply for Master of Science in Tropical Forestry?

Please follow the below instructions detailed for DAAD Scholarship and Self-Financed applicants separately:

Self-Financed Application Guides:

  • Step 1: Apply in the TU Dresden online application portal SELMA. Applicants should print out the generated application form after registration and sign it with a date. Scan the form and save it as a PDF file for uploading to the application portal.
  • Step 2: Register for M.Sc. Tropical Forestry via an online portal.
  • Step 3: Wait for the result notification in June 2023.

DAAD Scholarship Guides:

  • Step 1: Download the DAAD application form, fill it in, sign it, and scan it for upload.
  • Step 2: Registration in the online portal of M.Sc. Tropical Forestry program. M.Sc. Tropical Forestry has an online portal that accepts applications. Click the Apply Now tab below to go to the online portal. Once entered in the application portal:
  1. First, register to create a user account.
  2. Log in to the online portal and complete the application form.
  3. Upload required documents in PDF format and apply.
  • Step 3: Wait for the result notification in March 2024.


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Please visit the official website of the Technical University of Dresden or review the Application Guides for further details about the M.Sc. in Tropical Forestry.

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