Hochschule für Forstwirtschaft Rottenburg
Baden-Württemberg, Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
University description (as per official university website)
The College of Forest Sciences is a modern university, which hosts their training content to the needs of the potential and constantly changing job market of their graduates.
It belongs to the identity of the university Rottenburg, the principle of sustainability as a central element in research and teaching anchor and assure the quality to cultivate permanent. Your system of quality ranges from the level of student applicants to the whereabouts analysis of its graduates.
The university is working to increase awareness of the training content and the extensive skills of its graduates through particular attention to public relations. The broad educational base, and the combination of scientific knowledge with technical skills and social science content allows trained on the latest graduates to make meaningful contributions to all places value creation process, when it comes to sustainable use of natural resources.
She has the right to train future leaders and not exclusively, but also to prepare traditional occupations.
This range of topics makes the seven-Bachelor of Science in forestry as its own. For the practical training is a 2,500-acre Lehrwald with numerous test stocks available, also has its own training hunting and a fishing waters. Numerous field trips at home and abroad also offer a guarantee for the mediation broad expertise.
In addition, the College opens up new challenges with a close connection with the design and use of rural areas and natural resources are in. A visible sign is in this context, the establishment of the Masters Course SENSE (Sustainable Energy Competence), the universities of Stuttgart and Ulm in the winter semester 2002/2003 is offered jointly with. It is a four-semester course, the 25 students the opportunity to earn Master of Science. The central coordination of this accredited course, the research-and project-related knowledge and skills in the context of sustainable energy and technology-mediated, is with the University of Rottenburg.
Since WAS 07/08, the seven- Bachelor of Science BioEnergy offered for 35 students. they get higher education by the graduates in the field of biomass energy concepts to plan and implement the skills. This includes the production of renewable resources on forest and agricultural land as well as their logistics from the production to recycling and energy recovery.
The university sees itself as an educational Rottenburg for Sustainable Development.
Water is in addition to air and soil, the most important resource of human life in general. Neither our own existence nor land, forestry and energy production and the manufacture of technical products is possible without water. The securing of adequate water resources and their sustainable and responsible management is one of the crucial questions of survival of human society. Water is either too little or too much and the most in all the wrong places and the wrong time.
The social management of water resources demands both in the industrial, as well as in developing countries increasingly project-oriented, multi-functional and inter-and transdisciplinary skills. These challenges and their solutions gives the degree of water resource management the right knowledge and skills.
The Bachelor degree program is designed as an application-, seven-course. Requirements and goals of the course are to train for complex planning, control, management and coordination tasks highly qualified graduates. The program provides extensive knowledge in both the scientific principles that are a successful management of relevance, and in the social science aspects of dealing with water resources.
The first and second semester consists mainly of a necessary basis for understanding the natural sciences and technical knowledge. Also important are the deals on key skills of modern university education, including facilitation and communication and know-how of the scientific work
The main course includes the semester three and four and six and seven. Concrete practice covers extended, mediation methods (eg geographic information systems and their applications) are the focus of the first phase of the study skin. In the final stage of development are issues of environmental economics and the central content. In the main study can choose from many elective courses are set according to interest and inclination priorities.
In the fourth semester, a team-based project is planned. Until this study, time-earned knowledge and methodological skills to be absorbed from the practice with partners. The experience gained also serve as a guidance for the following semester. In the sixth semester, there is the option for large excursions, which can also result in the focus areas of water issues in Africa and Asia.
Administration, free economic, planning, consulting and advice to offer many jobs for the graduates of the program. Constantly, new niches created in the risk management action. Classical fields of work are there in public and private water supplies. to be mentioned is the tourism and leisure sector. Interesting and varied activities are open to a number of issues in the context of development cooperation.
After a successful completion of the bachelor's degree, there are many opportunities for those interested in further scientific studies on a Master. There are in the University Region Neckar-Alb many interesting offers. It is also offer courses in foreign universities. The program director to advise and inform you.