After completing the project, the students usually begin their field work for the final thesis in a country of their choice. Field research may take between 3 and 6 months and is supervised by professors and experienced scientists.
Thesis topics are available in the departments of the faculty. There is the possibility to get involved in the university's scientific projects.
Examples of thesis work:
- Determination of carbon sequestration potential and viability of combined small-scale timber-carbon sequestration projects for plantation species in Southern Chile
- Nutrient availability in natural gaps in old-growth forests in coastal British Columbia
- Analysis of cocoa market in Esmeraldas province (Ecuador)
- Stand Dynamics in a Traditional Forest Garden and Natural Forest of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
- The impact assessment of a forestry development training programme (TREEs), RDC, Nepal
- Economic analysis of converting agricultural land into a multipurpose community based forestland in Cameroon
- Tracing shifting cultivation in the Nam Ton watershed (Lao PDR) by multispectral image-to-image change detection techniques with statistical verification
- The ecology and conservation biology of the Rosyfaced Lovebird, Agapornis roseicollis, in Namibia
- Genetic variation and aspects of the mating system of Pinus merkusii Jungh. et de Vriese clonal seed orchard in Vietnam
- Respiration measurement from coarse woody debris in a tropical rainforest ecosystem - A case study from La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica
- Spatial distribution of fine roots and its controlling parameters in the upper soil layers of a lower montane forest in Panama