Green Infrastructure in Forestry and Agriculture. Photo Peter Schlyter.
Green Infrastructure in Forestry and Agriculture. Photo Peter Schlyter.

Current land-use patterns are facing significant change owing to multiple drivers like increased urbanisation and mechanisation in forestry and agriculture as well as ongoing climate change. Forestry and agriculture are subject to increasing demands – apart from on intensification and diversification of production – on the inclusion of aspects like biodiversity, cultural heritage and visual landscape conservation, setting aside green space for recreation and health as well as for energy production in land-use planning. The course gives you basic knowledge about the requirements of, and conflict potential between different types of land-use and the on-going debate about these matters.

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Autumn term, period A-B. Study tempo 100%


To be eligible for this programme you must have knowledge corresponding to a Bachelor's degree in biology, biology-earth sciences, Earth sciences, geography, human geography, environmental Sciences or urban and regional planning. Also required is knowledge equivalent to Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6.


Application period for autumn term: 15 March until 15 April.

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This also applies to master's students who are going to apply for optional courses within a program.