Wood Technology

As an engineer in wood technologies, you will take the lead in crafting intelligent and innovative solutions in wood and wood-based materials.

This degree programme:

  • is aimed at people who are interested in complex and interdisciplinary projects in the wood industry;
  • provides you with knowledge in the areas of timber house construction, interior furnishing, cladding, timber construction engineering, process and production engineering, product development and industrial management;
  • offers specialisations in Timber Structures and Technology (TST) and Process and Product Management (PPM);
  • allows you to explore questions from the field as part of coursework and projects;
  • provides individual academic advice and gives you room to grow;
  • opens doors to attractive careers.

Studying Wood Technology at BFH (German / French)


  • Title/Degree Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Wood Technology
  • Specialisations Timber Structures and Technology, Process and Product Management
  • Mode of study Full-time (6 semesters) and optional 9-month internship
    Part-time studies are possible, upon approval by the Head of Degree Programme
  • Start date Calendar week 38
  • Application deadline 31 July
  • ECTS credits 180 ECTS credits; 210 ECTS credits with internship
  • Study language German; select units in French or English
  • Location Biel
  • Department School of Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering

This degree programme is offered in German.
For detailed information, go to the German page.