Forest Products Technology & Wood Construction (Bachelor)

A material with a history – and a future!

Wood – a material with a past and, above all, a material with a future! In our Bachelor's degree in Wood Technology & Wood Construction at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, you will learn how to deal with complex and sustainable raw materials. Technological, economic, and planning skills complement each other in practical training to form a coherent competence profile. Build on a sustainable tomorrow with this Bachelor's degree!

Study mode: full-time
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc)
Duration: 6 semesters / 180 ECTS
Study places per year: 60
Location: Kuchl Campus
Language of instruction: German
Tuition: Tuition fee Euro 363,- per semester + Euro 20.20 student union fee per semester
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Why study Wood Technology & Wood Construction at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences?

As an undergraduate student, you will become a pioneer in sustainability. After all, your training is all about a material that is going to be available forever, plus it is sustainable and ecologically produced.

Thanks to your extensive expertise in wood, you can support the intelligent use of this renewable resource. Not only that, you will also contribute to securing jobs both at home and abroad. In addition to your practical and scientific expertise, you will also gain social and foreign language skills during your Bachelor's studies at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences.

Among others, you will deal with the following topics during your studies:

  • Science (mathematics, physics, chemistry)
  • Architecture and the construction industry (construction, statics, model building)
  • Specific subjects (wood science, ecology & the environment, wood physics, manufacturing techniques)
  • Business administration (accounting, marketing, project management, employee management)

Important aspects of your Bachelor's degree in Wood Technology & Wood Construction

Study content and focus areas

Our Bachelor's degree in Wood Technology & Wood Construction will professionally educate you about wood. At the beginning of your studies, you will deal with scientific, technical, and economic knowledge, plus you will gain a number of specialist competencies throughout the course. In interdisciplinary construction and technology projects, and during various professional internships, you will have the chance to work on a number of special topics and gain valuable experience.

In addition to basic skills in wood technology & wood construction, you will have the opportunity to specialise in the following areas:

  • Wood technology
  • Wood construction
  • Furniture and interior fittings

Internationally positioned: In order to prepare you for the global labour market, our Bachelor's degree programme at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences includes foreign language modules which are mandatory. Starting from the first semester, you will be able to learn a second foreign language in addition to English. You can choose from French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, or Swedish. With us, you will have the skills to work globally.

Would you like to further your knowledge and set yourself up for a scientific career in the field of wood technology? Our Bachelor's degree here at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences provides an ideal start for continuing your education with our Master's degree in Wood Technology & Wood Management