Meet the people in the programme

As a student in the Master’s Programme in Forest Sciences, you benefit from the expertise of numerous inspiring scholars with solid teaching experience and broad researcher credentials.

The professors and teachers come with various disciplinary backgrounds. The disciplines involved in the programme include:

  • Forest Pathology
  • Forest genomics, evolution and breeding
  • Peatland Ecology and Forestry
  • Forest-Atmosphere Interactions
  • Forest Resource Management and Geoinformatics
  • Forest Products Marketing
  • Silviculture / Applied Ecology
  • Forest Soil Science
  • Plant Biophysics
  • Tropical Silviculture
  • Logistics
  • Forest Economics and Private Forestry
  • Business Economics of Forestry
  • Forest Economics and Policy
  • Strategic Marketing and Management
  • Forest Zoology

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Head of the degree programme
Members of the degree programme board
Professors and lecturers
Student representatives


Helmi Lilleberg
Juuli Suominen
Erika Vennervirta