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Global Environment and Sustainability

Master

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You will study the way issues of complex global sustainability are addressed by international governance arrangements, rules and organisations, both public and private.
In the Master's specialisation in Global Environment and Sustainability you'll gain the required knowledge of the economic, political, ethical and societal dimensions shaping environmental problems and possible solutions in a globalising world. You'll be introduced to the latest scientific insights, which will be illustrated with numerous examples of how countries all over the world tackle these problems and the various interests at play.

This specialisation focuses on the relationships between global players like international institutions, multinational companies, environmental organisations and the regimes that govern over the world's natural resources. Of course, this involves understanding what the major environmental treaties like the Treaty of Lisbon and the Kyoto-protocol are based upon as well as how these climate policies are developed. But it also includes understanding how agreements and partnerships between, for example, NGOs and corporations operate.

Global Environment and Sustainability is a specialisation of the Master's programme Environment and Society Studies.

Language

English

Title

Master of Science

Duration

1 year

ECTS credits

Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


Admission

Application requirements

In order to get admission to this Master's you will need a completed Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, spatial planning, human geography, or another related discipline with a background in research methodology.

Unless the requirements at http://www.ru.nl/opleidingen/master/environment-and-society-studies/ are met, a language test is required: A TOEFL score of ≥90, with subscores not lower than 18; A IELTS score of ≥6.5, with subscores not lower than 6.0; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher.

Language requirements

C1
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
6.5
IELTS overall band
90
TOEFL internet based

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
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1 Sep '25 1 Sep '25 1 Apr '25

Scholarships

You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.

Fullbright-Radboud Scholarships

Contact

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6525 XZ Nijmegen

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