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Best Master Programs in Sustainability Studies in Europe 2019

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Sustainability put into practice could take many different forms, effecting both the individual and the larger community. There are ecovillages and sustainable cities created just for the purpose of minimizing the use of important resources. There are also techniques, such as sustainable architecture, which help promote this ideal.

Master's Degree in Sustainability Studies in Europe

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69 Results in Sustainability Studies, Europe

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business le ... [+]

MA in Responsible Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century.

The Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) aims to give students a broad overview of responsible management within the business context, specifically focusing on theoretical debates within the discipline, business ethics, sustainability and strategic management. The courses aim to equip participants with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to be responsible managers. The key learning outcomes/goals of the program, in conjunction with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), are:... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
Part-time
15 
Online & Campus Combined
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Sustainability Management School

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. ... [+]

You will have the opportunity to learn a cutting-edge curriculum that integrates responsible leadership applied to the luxury sector.

You will learn knowledge and practice about the global luxury management and branding, as well as the integration of sustainable tools applicable in the luxury industry. Real world cases are presented with an emphasis on the role of responsible leaders in branding luxury goods.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]

Switzerland Gland
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 
Campus
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University of Borås

The Master’s Programme in Fashion Marketing is a response to the growing demands of the fashion industry for creative and skilled people. The challenges for fashion compa ... [+]

This education gives you a comprehensive overview of the textile field, suited for those with an education in, for example, economics, technology, marketing, or design. This programme serves as a preparation for a career in the textile and fashion industry.

The Swedish School of Textiles is just the right place to study fashion. Here you find well-equipped labs, innovation, and research in technology as well as design, often conducted in collaboration with the industry. Since the Borås region is a textile region, there are good opportunities to collaborations, internships, and degree projects at nearby companies. The Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programmes within textile are located here, www.hb.se/en/The-Swedish-School-of-Textiles/... [-]

Sweden Borås
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 
Campus
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DOBA Business School

Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainabl ... [+]

Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainable development and quality of life.

A smart city is a city that is based on the needs of its citizens and that uses advanced technologies to promote competitiveness, sustainable development and a better quality of life.

Due to the fact that the process of urbanization is going to intensify, the cities will have to face challenges of sustainable development at different levels: environmental, social and economic, especially in less developed countries where the urbanization level is much greater. It is essential to introduce integrative policy forms for a better quality of life of both urban and rural populations, and for a greater social inclusion.... [-]

Slovenia Maribor
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online & Campus Combined
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Tampere Universities

The administrative science specialisation provides students with sound academic skills for anticipating, analysing and responding to the complex, dynamic challenges facin ... [+]

Dealing with change in complex societies

The programme enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to lead and analyse complex change processes. It responds to the need for new kinds of leadership skills, which are in demand at local, national, international and global levels.

By interacting with staff members from various disciplines – business, governance, politics and international relations – as well as with different societal stakeholders, students will learn to foster new forms of engagement across sectors of the economy and society. The programme prepares the graduates to work in the private, public or third sector in tasks that involve analysing, planning and steering complex change processes.... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
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University of Copenhagen

The Master of Disaster Management consists of 60 ECTS earned through four intensive core courses, two elective courses, and a thesis. The program starts in September and ... [+]

Experience from recent major disasters, changes in the humanitarian field, the changing nature of a conflict, and climate change impact all have made it clear that a holistic approach to disasters and crisis management is needed to substantially reduce losses and deal with new challenges the current system seems ill-equipped to respond to.

Emergency and response operations to deal with the consequences of disasters are important and the humanitarian field continues to strive towards a more effective response mechanism. However, the capacity to assess, mitigate against and reduce risks beforehand and to sustainably recover after is as important and is reflected in global processes such as the Hyogo Framework for Action (2005-2015), the Sendai Framework (2015-2030) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2016-2030).... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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University of Groningen - Campus Fryslan

Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship. The glob ... [+]

Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship.

The global economy is undergoing a transformation towards a sustainable society in which the interests of people, planet, and profits together are the driving force, rather than neoclassical industrial economic systems. This transformation needs academic professionals who can demonstrate that sustainable entrepreneurship is key. Our programme trains these professionals.

Are you interested in:

developing a new perspective? circular business models? learning from real entrepreneurs? developing your leadership and management skills and academic knowledge about sustainability? ... [-]
Netherlands Groningen
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Kaunas University of Technology

Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in modern society. During studies, real environmental problems ... [+]

Overview

Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in modern society. During studies, real environmental problems of the companies are solved in cooperation with the practitioners, as well as practical applied tasks for improvement of efficiency of the environmental protection are performed.

An effective combination of mandatory and elective study modules provides students with a possibility of individual study plans, enabling acquisition of competences in the areas of sustainable industrial development, environmental protection, policy and economics.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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EADA Business School Barcelona

This program is designed for participants from diverse cultural and academic backgrounds who aim to develop their career and skills in helping businesses and organization ... [+]

Latest professional practice

Learn the latest trends in products and services, management practices, business models, and market infrastructures that lead to higher social impact and development; Develop the skills to analyze higher purpose organizations as well as sharing and circular economies; Examine the role of technological innovation in business opportunities for solving global challenges.

Corporate Connections

Faculty with extensive professional experience; Company visits and conferences; On and off-campus recruiting events and corporate presentations; Work as a consultant in a real company for your final project.

International Exposure

Faculty from all over the world; +50 nationalities in our student body; Exchange program with +30 top-ranked partner schools. ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Linnaeus University

The Master Programme in Design + Change is an advanced-level two-year programme within Design, the main field of study. ... [+]

The Master Programme in Design + Change is an advanced-level two-year programme within Design, the main field of study.

Design involves creativity, criticality, and transformation. The design calls into question the state of things and makes an impact. Design challenges preconceptions, prejudices, norms, and stereotypes and provokes emotions, thoughts, sensibilities, and actions. Design can enhance our lives and our relationships with the world. It can make us attentive and empathic to the ecological and socio-cultural systems in which we live. In a world of many challenges, design can be an agent for sustainable change.

In shaping our futures, designers will face unprecedented challenges compared to what conventional designers faced during the twentieth century. In fact, the role of the designer will and should change. Instead of only designing for mass production, which was important during the first phase of industrialization, designers of futures must handle multiple roles and increasingly complex issues. As agents for change, designers will play key roles in shaping futures of sustainability.... [-]

Sweden Teleborg
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources

Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (NARMEE) is a new joint degree program following the double degree program in Natural Resources and Environment (N ... [+]

Joint Degree Program between CULS and BOKU

Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (NARMEE) is a new joint degree program following the double degree program in Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) which has been successfully taught in cooperation with BOKU Vienna. The program is drawn up to enable students to obtain the best level of knowledge and skills by taking specific subjects at CULS or BOKU and combining them. Students can freely choose optional and fully optional subjects from the offerings of both universities.

For students and their future engagement, there are additional important practical subjects focused on the protection and remediation of soils, wastewater treatment, GIS, or management of protected areas. The program contains practicum, excursions, and semestral projects.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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University of Groningen

Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship. ... [+]

Introduction

Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship.

The global economy is undergoing a transformation towards a sustainable society in which the interests of people, planet and profits together are the driving force, rather than neoclassical industrial economic systems. This transformation needs academic professionals who can demonstrate that sustainable entrepreneurship is key. Our programme trains these professionals.

Are you interested in:

developing a new perspective? circular business models? learning from real entrepreneurs? developing your leadership and management skills and academic knowledge about sustainability? ... [-]
Netherlands Groningen
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Malmö University

This multidisciplinary master’s degree programme provides in-depth knowledge of sustainable development and sustainability leadership. The programme provides students wit ... [+]

This multidisciplinary master’s degree programme provides in-depth knowledge of sustainable development and sustainability leadership. The programme provides students with an understanding of organisation and leadership theory in the context of sustainability. It also provides students with an understanding of research methods for sustainable decision-making. The education lays a solid foundation for those seeking to lead or manage sustainable initiatives in the workplace, community and the world.

What is Leadership for Sustainability about?

The master’s degree programme is grounded in four core premises:

Sustainability requires new forms of organising, especially when it comes to project-based organisations involving diverse stakeholders. Organising and leading sustainability requires new and diverse leading and organising skills, understanding and knowledge of managers and leaders of sustainable projects. Organising and leading sustainability requires a new way of thinking sustainability within and between organisations. Current research on social entrepreneurship and social innovation can reveal new methods and strategies with regards to this. Methodological and methodical knowledge and understanding are needed to enable leaders to make sustainable decisions. ... [-]
Sweden Malmö
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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CMI

The Master in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability of the CMI Research Institute aims to position itself as a reference master in the field of CSR and Susta ... [+]

Modalities:

Master in CSR and Sustainability, Online. Start in February 2019.Master in CSR and Sustainability, Semi-Presencial (Blended), Biweekly. Start in February 2019.Master's Degree in CSR and Sustainability, Full-time, Monday through Thursday. Start in October 2019.

The Master in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability of the CMI Research Institute aims to position itself as a reference master in the field of CSR and Sustainability in the global field. It is offered in different modalities, full-time, part-time and online. This program gathers the latest advances and the best practices to make CSR and Sustainability the true drivers of an integral growth of companies and organizations.... [-]

Spain Madrid
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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Linköping University

The master’s programme provides students with knowledge and understanding of how outdoor studies can enhance learning and contribute to better health, a sustainable devel ... [+]

The master’s programme provides students with knowledge and understanding of how outdoor studies can enhance learning and contribute to better health, a sustainable development, and an active citizenship.

The programme focuses on experiential learning based on nature, culture, and society. Teaching includes outdoor field-related experiences and learning in and via natural and cultural landscapes. The advanced courses in educational science will help teachers and other educators to understand learning processes and how the society, nature and the cultural landscape can be used as resources for learning and understanding. The programme focuses on experiential learning based on nature, culture, and society, using the natural and cultural landscapes in the outdoors as resources for learning and understanding.... [-]

Sweden Linköping
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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