- Maastricht Sustainability Institute
- School of Business and Economics
Sustainability Science, Policy and Society
***Awarded 'Top Rated Programme' label, Keuzegids 2019***
Are you passionate about sustainable development? Would you like to ensure that the resources that we now have will still be available for future generations? And can you see yourself developing strategies to steer governments and companies towards sustainable behaviour? Then the master’s programme Sustainability Science, Policy and Society is the perfect programme for you! This interdisciplinary programme focusses on different factors that affect sustainability, such as global dynamics, policy, governance and law. You'll also learn how to design, conduct and evaluate sustainability assessments. Upon graduation, you'll have all the training you need to pursue a career as a policy maker, sustainability coordinator, strategic policy analyst or a sustainability consultant, but careers in academia will also be open to you.
- 1-year, full-time master's, taught in English
- an interdisciplinary approach and an international context
- the programme has a high staff/student ratio
- you'll work on an actual case for real clients
- starts in September
- weekly: 10-12 hrs classes, 25-30 hrs group work/individual study
- you’ll get an MSc in Sustainability Science, Policy and Society
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The Master Sustainability Science and Policy provided an opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of sustainability challenges
I recommend this programme for prospective students that are willing to gain an understanding of the current pressures and challenges we're facing
Going back to university and studying this master’s is one of the best decisions I have ever made
UM Researchers help map how people in cities get a health boost from natureMonday, May 10, 2021
Trees lining a street may encourage people to take a longer stroll or choose to bike to work. New research shows how access to natural areas in cities can improve human health by supporting physical activity. The researchers plan to equip city planners with tools to create healthier, more sustainable cities around the world.
VerDus-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & CircularityTuesday, March 23, 2021
How do we involve citizens in the sustainability transition? When do they start participating? What solutions could reliably count on wide public support and how do we find these? What implications could such an approach have for governmental practices? What barriers do sustainable solutions encounter at the institutional level and how could these be overcome?
By synthesizing the results of twelve different research projects, Joop de Kraker and René Kemp (Maastricht Sustainability Institute) try to provide answers to questions like these.
Prof. dr. Nancy Bocken appointed as Professor Sustainable BusinessWednesday, March 4, 2020
Prof. dr. Nancy Bocken is appointed as fulltime Professor Sustainable Business at the Maastricht Sustainability Institute – School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University as from 1 March 2020
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