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M.Sc.Applied Ecology

Tuition fee €3,350.00 per year


Application fee €160.00 one-time


Deposit €100.00 one-time



Nowadays environment is constantly changing as the human needs are expanding. The development
that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is in great request. Thus, sustainable development respects the limited capacity of an ecosystem to absorb the impact of human activities. Applied Ecology focuses on sustainable development approach of forest, agro and aqua ecosystems in the changing environment. The Applied Ecology study program invites students who are interested in the ecology, environmental science and biodiversity conservation. It is an interdisciplinary program, therefore, students are trained to organize protection of environment according to international requirements, to advice on the environmental pollution reduction.

It will be available if 8 students apply.

Programme structure

Study Program Content

Program provides a broad and interdisciplinary education in the diverse fields within the multi-cultural environment.

Structure, Functions and Diversity of Ecosystems:
– Diversity and Protection of Terrestrial Ecosystems,
– Diversity and Protection of Aquatic Ecosystems,
– Anthropogenic Ecosystems,
– Environmental Bioindication,
– Processes of Pollution Dispersion in Ecosystems.

Principles and Measures of Nature Management:
– Nature Management,
– Environmental Policy.

Research planning and implementation:
– Research Methodology,
– Statistical Methods in Ecology,
GIS in Applied Ecology, etc.

Elective courses:
– Biodiversity,
– Forest Ecology,
– Environmental Quality

In addition to lectures and seminars students will gain practical
experience and skills during laboratory works and field trips.

Career opportunities

Graduates gain qualifications and experience that give them career prospects in research, teaching and leadership work in regional and international environmental agencies, municipal nature conservation offices, ministries and other public authorities.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application start
Jul 20, 2019
Application deadline
Oct 15, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States