The Institute of Wood Science combines research in the fields of natural-, engineering- and economic sciences for the sustainable utilization of the renewable resources wood, bamboo, palm and straw for innovative materials or bioenergy. The institute offers the two following study programmes:
Bachelor of Science Bioressourcen-Nutzung (admission start winter term 2018/19)
Master of Wood Science (in English language) admission start: winter term 2019/20 Additionally our graduates have the chance to do a PhD.
Research and teaching include the fields of wood biology, wood technology, sustainable forest management, economy, biotechnology and business planning. Our students get to know the properties of wood, palm, bamboo and straw. Their utilization for any kind of product is a central issue in our teaching.
The following units belong to the Institute for Wood Science: