Masters Program in Natural Sciences in Italy

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

In a natural sciences academic program, many branches of the field might be explored in depth with the goal of observing and learning about nature. Some of these branches may include astronomy, biology, physics, ecology and chemistry.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

Master's Degree in Natural Sciences in Italy

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Master Degree Course in Chemical Engineering for Sustainable Industrial Development

University of Catania
Campus Full time September 2017 Italy Catania

The Master Degree Course in Chemical Engineering for Sustainable Industrial Development is a two-years course held in English, aiming to provide students the ability to formalise and solve complex technical problems and formulate innovative solutions, plan, organise and manage complex processes through innovative knowledge in the field of corporate organisation and professional ethics. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. The Master Degree Course in Chemical Engineering for Sustainable Industrial Development is a two-years course held in English, aiming to provide students the ability to formalize and solve complex technical problems and formulate innovative solutions, plan, organize and manage complex processes through innovative knowledge in the field of corporate organization and professional ethics. Official Plan (1st year) 1st semester Elements of sustainable green chemistry Principle of chemical engineering Science and technology of materials 2nd semester Construction of equipment for the chemical industry Mechanical for chemical industry Energetic eco-sustainable conversion techniques APPLICATION IN 4 STEPS 1. PRE-EVALUATION: Students are requested to fill out the on-line application form (for more information, please write to info@studentsworld.com) and upload all the required documents (certificate of bachelor of studies with the list of subjects studied; certificate of English language if available). Once students have uploaded the documents, they have to submit the online application form for administrative and academic review. They will receive an e-mail (normally within 30 days) informing them of whether or not they can present their pre-enrolment request to the embassy/consulate. 2. Student Visa: Non-European students who have been positively pre-evaluated, must go to the Italian Embassy in their Country of residence in order to apply for the Visa during the Visa Processing Period (usually between the end of May and the beginning of July). Depending upon the Country of residence, students may have to produce a copy of the pre-evaluation letter from the University... [-]

Master in in Resource Economics and Sustainable Development (RESD)

University of Bologna School of Economics, Management and Statistics
Campus Full time September 2017 Italy Rimini

RESD offers an excellent preparation in environmental economics, a critical understanding of the issues involved in sustainable development both from a theoretical and practical perspective and of the complex interactions between economic decisions, market forces, governmental policies and the environment. [+]

Are you interested in tackling the environmental challenges of tomorrow and the issues of sustainable development? We will offer you a solid preparation in environmental economics, a critical understanding of the issues involved in sustainable development both from a theoretical and practical perspective and of the complex interactions between economic decisions, market forces, governmental policies and the environment. Programme objectives RESD graduates will be able to critically evaluate the qualitative and quantitative implications of environmental policies and to autonomously produce, research and forecast concerning the evolution of markets for natural resources and to contribute to the design, production and marketing of products compatible with the sustainability of natural resources. RESD courses will provide an in-depth analysis of natural resources, taking into account the institutional setup of markets and the competitive strategies of firms. Overview The Paris Climate Agreement reached at COP21 last December 2015 reinforced the objective of keeping global temperature rise well below 2 C - and even further to 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels. According to the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EEA), Europe has improved air and water quality, cut greenhouse gas emissions and improved waste recycling and waste management practices in recent years. But new, more courageous policies have to be implemented by the European Union to reach the ambitious goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% compared with 1990 levels by 2030, and by 80-95% by 2050. Moreover, by 2030 the European Union aims to increase energy efficiency by at least 27% and... [-]

Master in Sustainable Chemistry and Technology

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme focuses on chemical sciences, both theoretical and experimental. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree with Univerza v Novi Gorici (Slovenia). At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Chimica e Tecnologie Sostenibili of Università Ca' Foscari Venezia and Okolje 2. Stopnje - Study program Environment of Univerza v Novi Gorici. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Access to the programme Unrestricted, with the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. Moreover, a certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is required at enrolment. Learning outcomes This Programme focuses on chemical sciences, both theoretical and experimental. It produces highly qualified chemists able to devise original ideas, plan and study new reactions or processes, carry out new molecules and material synthesis, set up innovative and complex analytical methods, apply this expertise in the various industrial and production fields, so as to realize initiatives suitable for health and environment protection. Curricula available Chemistry Industrial Chemistry Environment Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies (fully taught in English; eligible for the Double Degree with Univerza v Novi Gorici) Occupational profiles Second cycle graduates in Sustainable Chemistry and Technology may competently operate, as employees or freelance professionals, in all of the departments of a modern company or a... [-]

Master of Science in Nanotechnology Engineering

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Rome

The Masters Degree Programme in Nanotechnology Engineering trains engineers in the design, development and control of complex systems based on Nanotechnology. Starting from their basic background in engineering, students will be introduced to the basic tools necessary to master systems operating at the nanoscale with the purpose of conceiving, designing and characterizing micro and nano devices. [+]

The Masters Degree Programme in Nanotechnology Engineering trains engineers in the design, development and control of complex systems based on Nanotechnology. Starting from their basic background in engineering, students will be introduced to the basic tools necessary to master systems operating at the nanoscale with the purpose of conceiving, designing and characterizing micro and nano devices. The course is highly interdisciplinary, involving nanoscale physics, advanced chemistry and microscopy in combination with courses and laboratories devoted to the design of micro- and nano-devices for different application in industry, biotechnology and nano-electronics. Students can choose one of the following three programmes: Micro/Nano Device Design and Technology Biotechnology Nano-electronics The programme addresses multi- and inter-disciplinary subjects to provide students with the flexibility required to understand, design and handle applications at the micro- and nano-scale. The first part of the program is common to all three programmes and provides basic knowledge in nanoscience, including subjects such as Matter Physics and Quantum Mechanics, Advanced Chemistry, Scanning Probe Microscopies and Spectroscopies, Electronic Microscopies, Atomistic Simulations, Optics, Micro Electromechanical Systems, Macromolecular Structures. Moreover, specific applications will be addressed for subjects such as Mechanical, Electric and Electromagnetic Design of Micro/Nano Devices, Micro- and Nanoparticle Technology, Micro- and Nano-fluidics, Electromagnetic Fields and Nano-systems for Biomedical Applications, Electronic Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Photonic Microsystems, Laser Fundamentals. Students are also expected to select labs to complete their programme. Degree Structure Applicants to the Masters Degree Programme in Nanotechnology Engineering must hold a Bachelors Degree in Engineering (e.g. Material Science, Electronic & Electric, Mechanics... [-]

Master in Eco-Social Design

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bolzano

This trilingual Master of Arts focusses on the potentials of local communities and economies, and on how to unfold them in a globalized world. Eco-Social Design is not only about more eco-efficient products and services, but is striving for more social good and good life with less material goods. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. This trilingual Master of Arts focusses on the potentials of local communities and economies, and on how to unfold them in a globalized world. Eco-Social Design is not only about more eco-efficient products and services, but is striving for more social good and good life with less material goods. Design is a catalyst of change. Cornerstones and characteristics Designers can help to envision and enable resilient projects locally, which can be adapted elsewhere – multiplied and networked globally. We use the region that we are placed in – the alps – to practice and teach ways of working, which can be applied in other regions, too. The Master enables young creative professionals to design for sustainable practices of production, consumption and living. With this aim the design of products, interactive applications and communications are approached as an integrated task. Students learn to work on design projects equipped with a transdisciplinary set of instruments beyond design, gathered from social and environmental sciences, economics and business, technology and crafts. Teaching and learning are organized in in multidisciplinary projects, where theory and practice are integrated in order to deal with complex questions and develop effective “answers” through the means of design. The master’s program works across several fields of design and provides possibilities to specialize in specific design disciplines, skills and/or areas of application. You will collaborate in teams, in beautiful spaces, and with external experts and stakeholders. The Faculty provides an environment that fosters creative,... [-]

Master Degree in Geo-environmental Resources and Risks

University of Camerino
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Camerino

This Master’s program is completely taught in English and it lasts 2 years with a total of 120 ECTS credits earned. [+]

This Master’s program is completely taught in English and it lasts 2 years with a total of 120 ECTS credits earned. This program has only one intake (October). The course provides knowledge and practical expertise in the field of Earth Sciences related to the natural resources and the environmental hazards, aiming to form a geologist able to operate in: a) the study, exploration, exploitation and sustainable use of geo-resources (water, hydrocarbons, geo-materials, geothermal energy, b) the study of geological hazards (monitoring, evaluation, mitigation management, prevention). Time is dedicated to the acquisition of interdisciplinary knowledge, especially useful in addressing environmental issues (like groundwater pollution, disaster management or effects of climate change) and transversal competences (use of advanced software and programming codes). Practical workshops held by geologists working in specific fields help introducing the students to the professional world. Program Pre-Requisites / documents to be provided for pre evaluation: Bachelor Degree in a relevant field of study (Geosciences, Geophysics, Environmental/natural sciences, Engineering with suitable geology background is required. The students must also have a background in chemistry, mathematics and physics at university level) (translated in English or Italian, any format). Curriculum Vitae (translated in English or Italian, any format). English proficiency certificate for non-English mother tongue. Minimum requirements: CEF B2; IELTS 6.5. For detailed information about application process, fees and scholarship please contact us. [-]

SpaceTech – Master of Engineering in Space Systems and Business Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Part time 18  October 2017 Italy Frascati

Through the university programme "SpaceTech", participants are trained by experts in the fields of Space Systems and Business Engineering and prepared to take on key roles and management responsibilities in the international environment of the space industry. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. The aerospace sector is a fast growing market. Multinational corporations are conducting research on cutting-edge technology to successfully develop new products and services. Some examples include satellite services in the communication, navigation and remote sensing fields, aerospace transportation, space tourism or the future mining of extraterrestrial materials. Through the university programme "SpaceTech", participants are trained by experts in the fields of Space Systems and Business Engineering and prepared to take on key roles and management responsibilities in the international environment of the space industry. Quick Facts Duration: 3 semesters (18 months) Final degree: Master of Engineering (MEng) in Space Systems and Business Engineering ECTS credits: 90 Language of instruction: English Participation fee: 34,000 € (VAT-free) This fee does not include costs for travel, accommodation or food. Number of participants: limited to 20 Course location: European Space Centers: TU Graz, Austria CNES Toulouse, France ESA ECSAT Harwell, Great Britain DLR GSOC Munich, Germany ESA ESRIN Frascati, Italy ESA ESTEC Noordwijk, the Netherlands Content You gain comprehensive knowledge on the current state of international research in the following fields: Applied Project Management for Space Systems Business Engineering Space Mission Analysis and Design Telecommunications Earth Observation Systems Engineering Navigation Human Space Flight In addition, you acquire leadership and social skills, perform case studies (Central Case Project – CCP) and complete a Master’s thesis. The course content is taught by internationally recognized experts from the respective fields. Target Groups The university programme is appropriate for Experts with... [-]

M.Sc. in Stochastics and Data Science

University of Turin
Campus Full time September 2017 Italy Turin

The M.Sc. in Stochastics and Data Science is a two-year course that aims at preparing a new generation of data scientists, with strong mathematical skills and a modern education in statistical and computational methods. [+]

INTRODUCTION One of the leading job figures of the 21th century is going to be that of data scientist. Jobs analysts have been ranking Mathematicians, Statisticians and Data Scientists among the best and most requested jobs: Harvard Business Review: Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century; Glassdoor: Data Scientist rated as the no. 1 job in 2016; Forbes: number of Data Scientists doubled over the last four years; McKinsey: Big data, the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity; LinkedIn ranks Statistical Analysis and Data Mining as the hottest skill in 2014; CareerCast ranks Mathematician and Statistician among the top 3 jobs in 2014; New York Times: Bayesian statistics are rippling through everything from physics to cencer research, ecology to psychology. The M.Sc. in Stochastics and Data Science is a two-year graduate course that aims at preparing students with a modern education in advanced probabilistic, statistical and computational methods. Inspired by the best programs in Data Science recently started in the USA and Europe, this course brings together the expertise and international standing of three different departments of the University of Torino to create a unique chance for obtaining a solid degree in Data Science at low university fees. The Program is entirely taught in English and will also feature course modules taught by visiting professor who are internationally recognised experts of their respective areas. Graduates in Stochastics and Data Science will possess a solid knowledge in key topics of Applied Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Computer Science... [-]

MSc Course in Chemistry

University of Siena
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Siena

The Master Degree prepares students with an advanced knowledge and skills in the most important areas of Chemistry (Physical, Inorganic, Organic and Biochemistry). These studies will prepare the student for a wide range of professional activities as well as continued doctoral studies. Lessons are complemented with specific lectures on subjects related to chemistry for life science or for sustainable development. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. MASTER DEGREE OPEN DAY 8 MAY 2017 AULA MAGNA RETTORATO (Banchi di Sotto, 55 - Siena) FROM 9 AM TO 7 PM The presentation will be streamed live on the University portal at http://live.unisi.it/ On Monday, 8th May 2017, the doors will open at Siena University in order to discover the University's Master Degree programmes. Starting at 9 am in the Aula Magna of the Palazzo del Rettorato, the Presidents of the Teaching Committees for Study Courses and the Deputies for Vocational Guidance and Counselling Services will present the range of advanced courses of the University of Siena. If you have just completed a three-year degree programme and you wish to specialise, the Open Day is an opportunity to discover your path within a wide offer of training courses which includes 29 master degree programmes, including 13 in English, and which ranges from humanities to sciences. The English graduate programmes will be presented in English. The presentation will be streamed live on the University portal at http://live.unisi.it/ During the event, you will also be able to contact the tutor students in attendance by Skype for explanations and information at the following accounts: unisi.orientamento unisi.orientamento2 ENVIRONMENT, BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, PHARMACY, GEOLOGY from 03:00 to 03:45 pm Presentation of the Master degree courses by the Study Course Presidents and by the Vocational Guidance and Counselling Services Department Deputies: - Biology from 03:45 to 04:15 pm Presentation of the Master degree courses by the Study Course Presidents... [-]

Master Degree in Chemical and Process Engineering

University of Bologna School of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time September 2017 Italy Bologna Ravenna + 1 more

A Masters degree in Chemical Engineering is key to professional success in several modern and innovative industrial sectors. [+]

A Masters degree in Chemical Engineering is key to professional success in several modern and innovative industrial sectors. Smart materials, sustainable processes for energy production, industrial biotechnologies, and advanced pharmaceutical applications are only some of the examples of sectors where the expertise of chemical engineers is sought and highly rewarded. Furthermore, the conventional world-players as the chemical and Oil&Gas field are facing a context of increasing innovation and internationalization, thus requiring global competences and higher qualifications of the chemical engineers recruited. The STEM (Sustainable Technologies and biotechnologies for Energy and Materials) international curriculum of the Masters in Chemical and Process Engineering was built to meet these needs. The course is a two-years Master “second cycle Degree” officially recognized under the “Bologna Process”, requiring the students to obtain 120 ECTS. The program is two years in duration and is divided into four terms. In the first year, courses are mainly oriented to address basic issues of the Master’s studies: advanced thermodynamics and transport phenomena, introduction to basic design, and introduction to industrial safety. In the second year, both compulsory and elective courses are offered on specialized topics, such as materials, energy and environmental processes and industrial biotechnologies. The program is entirely taught in English, and requires the student a proficient use of the English language. At the end of the program, a degree titled "Master in Chemical Engineering" (Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Chimica, Classe LM-22) is awarded and is valid under Italian law. A Dual Degree Agreement is active with Columbia... [-]

Master's Degree In Energy And Environmental Management (roma) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master Energy and Environmental Management is designed in this spirit, to provide young graduates technical and managerial skills needed to enter today with professionalism and competence in the ongoing change process in this important area. [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. Businesses, public institutions and international organizations increasingly manifest greater attention to efficiency green issues and energy conservation and environmental sustainability. Thus it was born the need to include highly specialized professionals able to manage the development programs and implement the Energy Management oriented innovation projects, environmental management, energy all'efficientismo with attention to the impact on the field of new technologies. The Master Energy and Environmental Management is designed in this spirit, to provide young graduates technical and managerial skills needed to enter today with professionalism and competence in the ongoing change process in this important area. STRUCTURE The Master, full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, a total duration of nine months: 5 full time classroom 4 internships at industry structures PROGRAM The program is structured in modules for thematic areas supplemented by practical exercises, workshops, project work and company visits: Economics of enterprise Energy, Utilities and environmental policies: a changing industry The supply chain: from production to distribution Energy efficiency in end-use: the White Economy Total quality management and environmental certifications environmental communication, green marketing, and Corporate Environmental Responsibility Valuation of investments and project financing of the Energy and Environment sector New technologies and information systems applied to the Energy and Environmental world RECIPIENTS Young graduates in engineering and in all economics and law, technical and quantitative, both the old and of the new system and foreign students holding a degree or equivalent qualification. FACULTY The teaching is entrusted to professionals, lawyers and... [-]

Master in Chemical Innovation and Regulation

University of Bologna School of Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Italy Bologna

The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Chemical Innovation and Regulation (EMMC ChIR) is a Joint Master course developed by the Consortium of Universities. These are the University of Algarve, the University of Barcelona, the University of Bologna and Heriot Watt University. [+]

The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Chemical Innovation and Regulation (EMMC ChIR) is a Joint Master course developed by the Consortium of Universities. These are the University of Algarve, the University of Barcelona, the University of Bologna and Heriot Watt University. The Universities in the Consortium have agreed on the following Quality Policy regarding the EMMC ChIR: The mission of the EMMC ChIR is to provide its students with the all tools and knowledge from the scientific, the regulatory and the economic point of view necessary to manage the risks of chemicals responsibly and to meet responsibilities over chemical legislation worldwide. ChIR stakeholders are any institution or individual concerned with the risks of chemical substances over humans and the environment, namely the European Chemicals Agency, the national chemicals regulation bodies, chemical industry companies, and the public in general. ChIR will continuously update its curriculum and structure looking towards the fulfillment of its stakeholders’ expectations by preparing professionals highly competent to deal with the challenges of chemical innovation and safe regulation of chemical substances. The vision of the EMMC ChIR is to become the reference in Higher Education for the regulation of chemical substances. The EMMC ChIR aspires to be a model of successful European cooperation, promoting scientific research to support regulations on new chemical substances. The EMMC ChIR will contribute to the competitiveness of European and non-European companies by compliance with international regulations on the use of chemical substances and through the development of new safer alternatives. The Universities of... [-]

Master In Environmental And Land Engineering

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Cagliari

Professional fields of the Environment and Territory Graduates in Engineering are associated with SSD, relative allle characterizing training activities and similar provided in the three curriculum of the training program (Environment, Geoengineering and Soil Protection, Planning), as exemplified by the following list: [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. Professional status of the title. The typical professional fields for graduates of the Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and Land are the advanced design, planning and scheduling, management of complex systems, both in private practice, which in businesses and government or public agencies as well as in the area of ​​scientific and technological research, on the following application areas: - design of treatment plants and solid waste disposal, liquid waste and gaseous, the remediation of contaminated sites, environmental monitoring and analysis and in the workplace , process management, environmental impact assessment, environmental certification; risk analysis in the area, planning and carrying out of urban services, management of treatment facilities, supervised projects and interventions, environmental control, supervisory bodies in the field of safety at work; - Design, implementation and management of operations in the territory such as underground works, foundation works, defense interventions of the territory and environmental recovery, accommodation and consolidation of slopes; development, construction and use of models for the analysis of phenomena typical of the industry with non-traditional methods and techniques; - Research and evaluation, cultivation and exploitation of raw materials, research into new technological applications of mineral substances; economic planning, sustainable management, prevention and impact reduction and environmental risk and social extractive industry; - Environmental planning, spatial and urban, general and implementation, construction and implementation of information systems, analysis, monitoring and management of urban and regional processes, activation of management procedures and evaluation of acts and planning tools and... [-]

Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development

Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)
Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2017 Italy Turin

Our Master’s programme explores the legislative, regulatory, organisational and managerial foundations of a modern Public Procurement System. [+]

The International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO) in partnership with the University of Turin (Faculties of Law and Economics) and UNCITRAL (UN Commission on International Trade Law) offers this Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development that explores the legislative, regulatory, organisational and managerial foundations of a modern Public Procurement System. The  programme is a unique, blended learning opportunity: it combines the study of policy tools and theory prescriptions with applied assignments and research work. It provides you with direct access to expertise from academia, international organisations and think tanks, as well as the latest literature and cutting-edge research. This will prepare you for a range of highly developed functions connected with public procurement management and supervision. The programme The unique learning path offered by this programme through a succession of distance learning, face-to-face tuition and applied research ensures an optimal transfer of competences while minimising disruption of your job. Part I - Distance Learning      ... [-]

Master in Environmental and Forest Sciences

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Reggio Calabria

The 2nd Cycle Degree Course (Master Degree) in Environmental and Forest Sciences represents the logical extension of the homonymous 1st Cycle Course (Bachelor Course), Class L25. The main goal of the Course is to provide professional forest graduates with enhanced skills in strategic planning and management and with the technical, cultural, and management instruments necessary to operate in the fields of... [+]

Best Masters in Natural Sciences in Italy. The 2nd Cycle Degree Course (Master Degree) in Environmental and Forest Sciences represents the logical extension of the homonymous 1st Cycle Course (Bachelor Course), Class L25. The main goal of the Course is to provide professional forest graduates with enhanced skills in strategic planning and management and with the technical, cultural, and management instruments necessary to operate in the fields of protection, conservation and monitoring of forest, pastoral and faunal resources, woodland protection from wildfires, soil protection and conservation, territory ecological planning and the establishment of low environmental impact operations aimed at protecting and enhancing mountain and hillslope areas. First year Forest Geobotany Management of Forest Systems and Safety in Forestry Operations Silviculture and arboriculture for timber production Wood Harvesting and Safety in Forestry Operations Soil Ecology Environmental Chemistry of Urban and Forest Ecosystems Soil Protection and Conservation and Watersheds Planning Soil Protection and Conservation and Hydraulic Rehabilitation Watersheds Planning and Management Plant diseases and phytosanitary protection Diseases of green areas and of ornamental plants Integrate Protection of the Forest Systems Natural and Cultivated Mountain Systems Second year Forest Fire Protection Economics and Environment Appraisal Ethology and wildlife management Landscape planning and infrastructures in agro-forestry areas Electives Final project Laboratory of GIS Apprenticeship Training and Guidance Internship [-]