Forest and Nature Sciences


Campus Riello


Agricultural and Forest Sciences & Innovation in Biological, Agro-Food and Forest Systems



Course length

3 years


non-selective entry test

Learning objectives

Biodiversity conservation, mitigation of climate change, defense of the soil and water resources are just some of the environmental emergencies in which forests play a fundamental role. The degree course addresses these issues by providing knowledge concerning the analysis and monitoring of forest ecosystems, forestry, evaluation and enhancement of forest products, defense of forest ecosystems, use of technologies for the management and conservation of forest resources in a sustainable management perspective.

Career opportunities

Forestry planning and management activities dealing with biodiversity conservation, protection of the agro-forest landscape, management of protected areas, climate change mitigation, soil protection, both in the public and private sectors. Graduates can figure in the Register of Agronomists and Foresters, section B.

Further education

Natural continuation of studies is represented by the Master’s Degree courses of the LM-73 classes (Official website of LM-73, Conservation and Official website of LM-73, Forestry) and LM 69 (Official website of LM-69) provided by University of Tuscia (and subject to verification of the demanded access requirements), as well as other Master’s degree courses of technical-scientific area.

Further information about the course

There are two curricula: “Management of protected areas” and “Forests and climate change”.
Official website of the course

Programme Coordinator

Head of the Course:
Prof.ssa Nicoletta Ripa

Students Secretariat:

Contact us

Department of Agriculture and Forest Sciences

Via San Camillo de Lellis
01100 Viterbo

Director: Prof. Danilo Monarca



Department for Innovation in Biological, Agro-Food and Forest Systems

Via San Camillo de Lellis
01100 Viterbo

Director: Prof. Maurizio Petruccioli



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