The Forestry undergraduate program at USP/ESALQ provides students with the necessary skills to assess the biological potential of forest ecosystems, and to plan and implement sustainable management of natural and planted forests. Obtaining forest products, goods and services while improving, protecting and conserving ecosystems is the major goal of professional foresters. Knowledge is transferred to students  in a holistic way, linking wood science and technology to the environment through forestry and forest science.

The program covers the following major areas:

  • Silviculture and Forest Management
  • Ecology and Nature Conservation
  • Forest Products Technology

Job Opportunities

  • Forest companies;
  • Non-governmental organizations;
  • Environmental monitoring agencies;
  • Education and research institutions;
  • Consulting;
  • Policy-maker agencies.
Openings Duration
40 students/year 10 semesters

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For more information about undergraduate courses in Forestry, click here.

Picture by Gerhard Waller (USP/ESALQ - Acom)