About us

About us

About us


NFZ.forestnet is a European research and higher education network which gathers French, German and Swiss institutions working on forestry, forest ecosystem and forest-related products. It aims at creating and developing collaborative research and education projects.

NFZ.forestnet was created in 2006. The network is composed of 7 institutions, universities and research centres, in Nancy, Freiburg, and Zurich. All in all, 700 researchers and professors work in NFZ.forestnet member institutions.

List of NFZ.forestnet Partners

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- Nancy

AgroParisTech, Nancy Campus (National School of Rural, Water and Forest Engineering)



Institute for research on agriculture, food, and the environment (INRAE), Grand Est - Nancy Research Centre


National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (IGN)


University of Lorraine

 Université de Lorraine




- Freiburg


 Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg

University of Freiburg

Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg - Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources



- Zürich 

ETH Zurich

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) - Department of Environmental Systems Science

Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)



In this rubric

You will find here the contact details for all NFZ.forestnet partners.
The prolongation of NFZ.forestnet has been officially acknowledged by the 7 original and/or successor member institutions on 2 Sept. 2016.
NFZ.forestnet is based on a framework agreement signed by the member institutions on 26 January 2006. Follows the full text of the agreement.

Modification date: 07 July 2023 | Publication date : 31 October 2012 | Redactor : NFZ.forestnet