The IFSA (International Forestry Students Association) is a globally active, non-government, non-religious, non-profit association of forestry students. Internationally, there are about 3000 students active in 84 local committees.
The IFSA exists since 1973 and its international main office is located in Freiburg. The IFSA organizes several events about communication and for exchange of experiences between forest and environment students worldwide. Just two examples are the annual SERM (Southern European Regional Meeting) and IFSS (International Forestry Students Symposium). Additionally, the IFSA enjoys having several international partner organizations to work with, such as the IUFRO or the FAO.