Welcome to Forestry for Green Sustainable Development, Master Programme

This letter is addressed to you who have been admitted to Forestry for Green Sustainable Development, Master Programme (180 credits) at the Faculty of Technology, Linnaeus University. More information about the program can be found at: https://lnu.se/en/programme/forestry-for-green-sustainable-development-master-programme/vaxjo-international-autumn/. With this letter, we want to extend a warm welcome to you and provide you with some brief information ahead of the program's start.

Information Meeting
Firstly, we would like to invite you for an optional digital information meeting via Zoom. During this session, you'll have the opportunity to meet Programme Coordinator Erika Olofsson and others involved in the program. We will inform about the courses offered in the first semester, as well as potential study paths available to you, whether you have 15 credits in forest science, forest management, or an equivalent qualification.

Date and Time: April 8th, 11:00-12:00 AM

Location: Zoom

Program Start
The autumn semester of 2024 begins with a program start comprising roll call, presentations, and information regarding the program and studies. The location for the program start will be disclosed at https://lnu.se/en/programme/forestry-for-green-sustainable-development-master-programme/vaxjo-international-autumn/

Date and Time: September 2nd, 10:00-12:00 AM

Location: Linnaeus University, Växjö

Preparations for the start of the semester
When you have been admitted, there are a few things you need to do before you start your studies. Among other things, you must accept your study place, create a student account, and register. Please take note of the various steps here: https://lnu.se/en/student/new-student/

Programme Commencement
Late registration is not possible! If you do not register in Ladok, you will lose your admission to the programme. Registration means that you participate in the courses, and you cannot request a refund after registration. 

First Semester
You will be taking two half-time courses simultaneously. The courses offered in the first semester are: 1TS016 Basic Course in Forest Management 15 credits, 4TS022 Forest Ecosystem Services 15 credtits and 4TS021 Forest Climate Mitigation and Adaptation 15 credits. Course syllabuses for these courses can be found at https://lnu.se/en/student/during-your-studies/course-and-programme-syllabi/ The course syllabi for example include information about course literature. If you have any questions about the courses, please contact the course coordinators:

·       1TS016: Charlotta Håkansson, https://lnu.se/en/staff/charlotta.hakansson/

·       4TS022: Martin Bader, https://lnu.se/en/staff/martin.bader/

·       4TS021: Johan Bergh, https://lnu.se/en/staff/johan.bergh/

Digital Learning Platform
Moodle is the learning platform used at Linnaeus University. Here, you will find your digital program room as well as digital course rooms for the program's courses.

Student guide
Do you want to know more about studies at Linnaeus University? Please take a look at our Student guide: Student guide Faculty of Technology

Visa information
As an International student enrolled at Linnaeus University, you might have to obtain a residence permit for studies in Sweden. For more information, please visit

Contact information
We, who are responsible for and teach in the programme, look forward to meeting you as a student this autumn.

Erika Olofsson
Programme Coordinator
+46 470 70 89 99

Senast ändrad: onsdag, 20 mars 2024, 09:25