The regulations of this program regarding admission and structure are currently being redeveloped. For further information, please see the homepage of the institute and this site.
For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
The admission is limited.
Global environmental change is among the most severe challenges facing humankind today. Climate change, water pollution and scarcity, and the loss of biodiversity require new skills from decision-makers and those that advise them. All over the world the demand for environmental experts with a strong background in social sciences, in particular policy and planning is growing steadily as the ability to provide accurate political analysis and the professional skills to develop integrated plans and long-term-oriented strategies becomes increasingly valuable.
Experts and decision-makers who seek to create innovative solutions to today’s complex problems need the knowledge and skills of not just one discipline but several. Successful solutions arise from careful policy analysis, impact assessment and planning capabilities. The master’s program Environmental Policy and Planning responds to these challenges by combining the fields of political science and planning.