New master's programme in Environmental Governance and Adaptation to Climate Change

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In autumn 2021, first students start their studies in the joint English-taught master’s programme “Environmental Governance and Adaptation to Climate Change” by the Estonian University of Life Sciences and the University of Tartu.


The joint international curriculum focuses on tackling challenges resulting from climate change and covers a broad range of subjects from politics and legislation to information technology and science.

Waste issues, water shortage and environmental changes caused by global warming are all a harsh reality that we increasingly have to face. In the context of adaptation to climate change, the world needs more specialists who can find solutions to global problems that are suitable for different social groups: governments, entrepreneurs and individuals.

The curriculum is flexible and versatile to help each student find their strengths and interests. For example, already in their first year, students can specialise in a narrower subject area of the environment, such as climate, remote sensing or circular economy, to focus their studies on the topic that drives them the most.

The curriculum consists of four main modules and its courses are divided across four semesters. The two years include the best, most exciting and most relevant courses offered by the Estonian University of Life Sciences and the University of Tartu, covering a wide range of topics from the ecosystem and environmental law to climate and hydrodynamics. In this regard, every piece of knowledge in the area of environmental management is important for success. Graduates will receive a joint diploma from the two universities.

Admission will open:
February 1, 2021

Admission deadline:
May 10, 2021 (non-EU candidates, except Georgia and Turkey)
May 31, 2021 (EU, Georgia and Turkey candidates)

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23.03.2021