Traineeship or master’s thesis possibilities at EFI

EFI undertakes research at the pan-European level on forest policy, including its environmental aspects, on the ecology, multiple use, resources and health of European forests and on the supply of and demand for timber and other forest products and services in order to promote the conservation and sustainable management of forests in Europe.

Each year EFI employs some forty researchers, trainees, scholars and research support staff members who represent some 15 nationalities.

EFI has its headquarters in Joensuu (Finland) and carries out its research in thematic research programmes - Bioeconomy and Resilience - and Regional Offices - EFIMED (Barcelona, Spain), EFIATLANTIC (Bordeaux, France), EFICEEC (Vienna, Austria) and EFINORD (Umeå, Sweden).

Available topics are listed on the left-hand side column.

EFI is currently involved in several projects, which offer various possibilities for traineeships and bachelor or master’s theses. Interested students can contact:

Dr. Marcus Lindner
Natural Sciences Team, Resilience Programme


Phone: +49 (0) 173 629 3081

Email: marcus.lindner(at)