Master of Science in Wood Technology

Course summary

timber and construction industry. The wood industry needs highly skilled and qualified specialists as well as managers to meet these challenges. Uniquely in Europe, the Master of Science in Wood Technology, developed by Bern University of Applied Sciences in close cooperation with leading experts of the Swiss wood industry, provides students with a profile that is both scientifically sound and geared towards practical application. The students will follow one of the two specialisations, Management of Processes and Innovation (MPI) or Complex Timber Structures (CTS). The Master Program is conducted in cooperation with Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences.


In addition to the solid fundamental knowledge acquired in the Bachelor of Science in Wood Technology course, graduates have the ability to tackle practice-related and scientific problems in all areas of wood and wood-based materials processing. As such, they are in a position to make business decisions swiftly and confidently in an increasingly globalised and competitive market.


Title / QualificationMaster of Science in Wood Technology
    • Management of Processes and Innovation
    • Complex Timber Structures
    Program study optionsFull or part-time/in conjunction with a job
    Language(s) of instructionEnglish
    Campus(es)Biel (CH)
    Course beginsWeek 38
    Deadline for applicationsApplication deadline for the Master program
    Co-operationsUniversity of Applied Sciences in Rosenheim (Germany)


    The degree allows graduates to assume higher, leading positions in all areas of the international wood industry including its supplier companies and buyers. Possible career areas can be found in research and development, production, project planning, management, material inspection, quality management, safety monitoring and education.

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    MSc Wood Technology

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