Lignin seminar: “Lignin – the green gold of nature”

On March 21, 2024, from 10 AM to 2 PM, a seminar dedicated to the valorization of lignin, titled "Lignin – the green gold of nature," will take place at the Estonian University of Life Sciences.


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The Institute of Forestry and Engineering performs high-level modern teaching and R&D activities in the field of forestry and engineering.

The Institute's membership participates in the development and implementation of sustainable forestry principles and ecological technologies.


The academic structure of the Institute consists of five chairs, each with a defined area of responsibility:

Chair of Biosystems Engineering

Chair of Energy Application Engineering

Chair of Rural Building and Water Management

Chair of Silviculture and Forest Ecology

Chair of Forest and Land Management and Wood Processing Technologies


The chairs manage following curricula:

Barchelor`s studies



Land Surveying, Property and Land Management


Professional higher education

Wood Processing Technology



Master`s studies

Planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry (in English)

Forest management and forest ecology

Forest Industry

Energy Application Engineering

Production Engineering


Land Surveying, Property and Land Management


Doctoral studies (in Estonian and in English)


Engineering Sciences


The Institute of Forestry and Engineering was formed during the structural reform of the University on the basis of the Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering and the Institute of Technology on January 1, 2022.