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Wood Engineering

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

36 months
748 EUR/year
748 EUR/year
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This bachelor Wood Engineering at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano provides you with relevant interdisciplinary skills for the field of woodworking and processing with a focus on production processes, process optimisation, development, as well as management on a technical and administrative level.


The forest-wood value chain encompasses the processes from raw material to finished product. The companies active in this sector are highly flexible, innovative and lay great emphasis on environmental protection and the sustainable use of resources.

In order to prepare you for a career in this field, this study programme interweaves contents from industrial engineering such as mechanics, business administration and energy engineering with law and wood-specific subjects in an interdisciplinary manner.

Career opportunities

Our graduates from the bachelor Wood Engineering at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano can work in the most diverse areas of the wood industry, both as freelance technicians and in higher positions within companies in primary and secondary processing, crafts, the furniture industry and wood construction. Other professional fields include mechanical engineering and mechatronics, plant engineering and automation for the wood industry, energy production and conversion systems for wood processing companies, as well as energy and service companies in connection with the use of wood biomass.

The Bachelor's degree gives you access to the state examination for enrolment in the Collegio dei Periti Industriali.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Material Sciences
  • Wood working machines
  • Wood Chemistry
  • Mechanics of Structures
  • Electronics, Diagnosis and Quality Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Early Bird Application 01/03 - 28/04 (by noon local time)
  • Late Application 19/05 - 08/07 (by noon local time)
  • Late session: Opened if there are available study places, only for people who already have the required language requirements: 01 - 11/10 (by noon local time)


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Italian, Partially taught in German
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180 ECTS


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To gain admission to the programme you need one of the following qualifications:

  • a secondary school leaving certificate (Italian system)
  • equivalent qualification obtained abroad.

Foreign school leaving certificates are considered equivalent if obtained after 12 years of education. In this case, you furthermore must have attended at least the last two years in the foreign school system (e.g. Irish Leaving Certificate: it is not enough to attend one year and obtain the foreign certificate).The Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research has set specific admission requirements for holders of certain certificates (e.g. American high school diplomas, British and Greek certificates). Language requirements:

Entry level (to gain admission)

  • 1st language: B2
  • 2nd language: B2
  • 3rd language: no level required 

Exit level (to graduate)

  • 1st language: C1
  • 2nd language: C1
  • 3rd language: B2

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    748 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 748 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    748 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 748 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • 1st instalment (€ 448.50)*: includes the provincial tax for the right to study of € 148.50 and a revenue stamp of € 16.
  • 2nd instalment (€ 300): must be paid by 31 March

Living costs for Bolzano - Bozen

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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