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How to Apply

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Admission requires

  • A good first university degree in Forestry, Biology or related fields such as Environmental Science or Geography, alternatively in Economics, Management or Political Science
  • High proficiency in English. We accept either IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL tests (min. 560 in paper-based test or IBT 83). If you are a native speaker of English or have completed your BSc degree in English, no formal test is required. The language test must be sent directly from the testing centre.
  • Strong personal statement of motivation
  • Good recommendations from two references, of which at least one is academic
  • CV

At the time of application, you must supply proof of your BSc degree as well as the required language test.


All applications are assessed by at least two senior faculty members, appointed by or part of the SUFONAMA Commission. Decisions on acceptance or not into the SUFONAMA programme is made by the SUFONAMA Commission.
Each assessment category (i.e. academic potential, English proficiency, motivation, recommendations and relevant work experience) is allocated a grade between 0 and 5. A final application grade is obtained using a weighting system whereby 60% of the final grade is allocated to academic potential and 10% to each other category

Important notice from the European Commission

You can only submit a total of three Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus applications for each application round counting both Master and PhD applications.

In the eventual case that a student applies to more than three Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus programmes he/she will be excluded from the selection for an Erasmus+:  Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.

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