The course provides university education in the third degree (doctoral degree program). The graduate of the doctoral degree program will master regularities of the processes of mechanical, physical, chemical, and biological wood processing. Students will be able to apply scientific methods of research and development of progressive wood processing technologies. They become top specialists in a chosen technological area, prepared to investigate, develop, improve, and manage new technologies designed for a complex, ecological, and effective processing of wood substance in connection with manufacture of wood products (sawmill products, wood composite materials, special wood products, furniture, timber structures) and other wood-based products (wood-pulp, paper, special chemicals, foodstuffs, heat, and energy). Graduates have an opportunity to work as specialists and managers for a variety of European and world-wide woodworking industries, pulp and paper industry and other industrial branches as well as for research, development, design, and educational workplaces.