Environment and Resources Management (ENREM) – Focus Latin America

The objective of the master program is to qualify professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to evolve and apply integrated solutions for environmental and natural resources management in an international context – especially German-Latin American cooperation – and at the same time provide their work experience and regional knowledge to the mutual learning and intercultural environment.

Integrated Water Resources Management – IWRM MSc Joint Exchange Program with focus on Middle East and Northern Africa Region

The overall objective of this Master Program is to educate professionals in the field of Integrated Water Resources Management who can work in companies and institutions active in the field of water resources management, in particular in an international context with a focus on regions in North Africa and Middle East, where water challenges are particularly high.

MSc in Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security

This joint Master programme addresses theoretical and methodological debates in geography to give students a better understanding of the complex emergence of environmental risks and natural hazards, their implications for human-nature relations, and how to deal with these implications in practice.

Master of Public Policy

The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a career in public service, including government agencies, international organizations and the non-profit sector. The MPP program equips future decision makers with the knowledge and practical skills they will need to advance the public interest and make sound policy decisions.

Master of Public Management (MPM)

Young, modern, and focused on the future: founded in 1991, the University of Potsdam occupies a prominent position among the universities and research institutions of Berlin and Brandenburg. With more than 20,000 students, it is the biggest university in the federal state of Brandenburg.

M.A. Governance and Public Policy

This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life.

Master of Arts: Development and Governance

This Master programme in Development and Governance combines teaching in several political science sub-disciplines like development studies, international relations, peace and conflict studies, administration and policy studies, as well as comparative politics of European Union, Sub-Saharan Africa or East Asia.

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International Agribusiness and Rural Development (IARD)

The core study programme consists of modules covering international agricultural economics, agricultural and rural development policy as well as business administration, management and agribusiness marketing, development economics and rural sociology.

MSc Landscape Ecology & Nature Conservation (LENC)

LENC is designed to enable students from all over the world to understand and assess landscapes and their functioning, to identify and evaluate changes and potentials of ecosystems, and, finally, to develop sustainable land use concepts.

Master of Natural Resources Management and Development / Integrated Water Resources Management / Renewable Energy Management (NRM/IWRM/REM)

Global population, economic growth and ongoing environmental deterioration put increasing pressure on renewable resources such as food, material, water and energy. The 3 master programs aim at educating professionals with lateral understanding and transdisciplinary approaches for sustainable development.

Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy  (MSc)

The overarching objective of PPRE is to teach students the fundamental principles and applications of renewable energy sources; special attention is paid to the possibilities for application in developing countries.

International Media Studies

Thinking globally, acting locally. Identifying trends and maintaining net- works across borders. Navigating and producing both digital and multimedial. These are the challenges facing journalists and media managers worldwide. The bilingual International Media Studies Master’s programme offers an unparalleled mix of research, lectures and practical experience and prepares students for careers in the communications and media industries.

Peace and Conflict Studies

Interdisciplinarity. Internationality. Diverse. Theoretical, yet practical. These are the cornerstones of the Master’s programme Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS).

Vocational Education and Personnel Capacity Building

Pedagogic activities at state-maintained institutions and private companies providing vocational training require teaching qualifications under various conditions. This postgraduate course provides graduates from developing countries with the opportunity to obtain the necessary pedagogic and didactic qualifications.

Veterinary Public Health

The Master of Science Degree Programme in Veterinary Public Health (MVPH) for the Southeast Asian region uses a modular curriculum structure to allow for state-of-the-art teaching of a particular topic as a combination of classroom knowledge transfer (lectures, group work, seminars, PC labs) linked to practical laboratory experience (benchwork) within a defined and uninterrupted time period at a particular partner institution.

Master of Science in International Health (MIH)

The Master of Science Programme in International Health raises awareness of current global health problems and allows students to identify and critically analyse key factors shaping the health and well-being of populations.

Master of Science in International Health

Focused on poverty-related health problems in low and middle income countries, the MSc in International Health course at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH) covers areas like promotion of health, prevention and treatment of disease, palliative care and rehabilitation. Studies of health systems, health economics, health policy, and management of health services are central.

Health and Society: Gender and Diversity Studies

The Master Programme Health and Society: Gender and Diversity Studies is an international Public Health Programme with an emphasis on Gender and Diversity.

International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology (ISATEC)

ISATEC aims at the joint education and specialisation of German and foreign postgraduate students in the field of tropical aquatic ecology, including theoretical and applied ecology, with emphasis on concepts and methodologies for the sustainable utilisation and conservation of tropical aquatic ecosystems.

Environmental Governance (MEG)

Sustainable development and accordingly sustainability in the mani- fold relationships between humans and the environment have become integral rules of conduct in politics and society. This is also true in economics, where for many companies a commitment to the principles of sustainability has become a central strategic competitive advantage.

Tropical and International Forestry

The M.Sc. course Tropical and International Forestry provides advanced study in management and conservation of tropical and sub- tropical forest ecosystems. It especially focuses on the ecological- ly and economically sound management of forest resources and tree- based land use systems.

Tropical Forestry

This Master course aims at educating and qualifying executives for the development of scientifically based, innovative and sustainable management concepts directed at natural forests, forest plantations and other wood formations, agroforestry systems and urban green spaces, as well as the control of their implementation and monitoring.

Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ARTS)

The ARTS programme extends over 24 months and is structured into compulsory and optional modules, following the European Credit Transfer System. The international organisations located in Bonn offer opportunities for internships to registered ARTS students, and representatives contribute to lectures and seminars.

Agricultural Economics (AgEcon)

The four-semester M.Sc. programme emphasises a firm foundation in economic analysis and quantitative methods to address real-world policy issues related to agriculture, food and the environment. Globalisation, sustainability, poverty, food security, food safety, agricultural policy reform and rural development are typical issues that are being analysed using innovative methodologies.

Master of Science in International Horticulture

The Master of Science in International Horticulture (abbr. “M.Sc. Inter- national Horticulture”) focuses on training young professionals in new technologies such as biotechnology, numerous subjects involving new laboratory skills, and the planning and execution of surveys in the economic specialisation, which often comprise fieldwork in developing countries.

MSc Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design (IUSD)

The MSc Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design aims to train a new generation of urban practitioners to face the tremendous environmental, cultural and social challenges resulting from the rapid urbanization and ongoing societal transformation currently taking place in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and elsewhere.

SPRING – Regional Development Planning and Management

In order to reduce regional disparities, governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America have initiated new regional development strategies based on national decentralisation policies. The management level of the new decentralised administrative units (districts, regions or munici- palities), however, is rarely commensurate with the new requirements.

Urban Management

The focus of the course is on development situations in the South and Transition countries. The course offers training in management approaches that cross the boundaries of isolated professional know- ledge and aims to present workable solutions for city management.

Regional Science/Spatial Planning

The mission of the Institute for Regional Science (IfR) is to apply this broad approach to spatial planning in both its research and teaching activities, a mission which is successfully realised in the IfR’s internationally accredited Master’s Course in “Regional Science / Spatial Planning”.

Land Management and Land Tenure

The lectures focus on land rights, land policy and governance, land economics, land administration, land management, urban and rural development, land conflicts, environmental risk management, GIS, positioning, cartography, participatory planning approaches, management skills, research and study skills. Students are trained in the application of practical methods and tools.

Master of Science Wasserwirtschaft im Globalen Wandel

Bei diesem Studiengang handelt es sich um das Nachfolgeangebot des Studienganges "Tropenwasserwirtschaft", der von 1984-2011 erfolgreich in Suderburg durchgeführt wurde. 2010 startete der neue Studiengang zunächst mit dem Titel Klimawandel und Wasserwirtschaft und läuft nun seit dem WS 2012/2013 unter dem Titel "Wasserwirtschaft im Globalen Wandel.

Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering – MSc TropHEE

This MSc programme aims at the deepening and diversification of the knowledge, abilities, and competences in Applied Geosciences with a distinct focus on Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering, in the frame of international development cooperation.

Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology

The Master’s course presents the possibility of an interdisciplinary education; focusing mainly on the world’s leading textile machinery manufacturers in Germany and the processing of textile high performance materials for technical applications.

Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering – NHRE

The Master’s degree programme Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering is an intensive, supervised, research-oriented and application-based advanced course of study. It builds on the expertise and methodical skills in several fundamental areas of engineering gained in a first-level degree programme or through practical professional experience.

Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics

The M.Sc. course aims at educating future decision makers and senior engineers of information and land management projects, national authorities for mapping, photogrammetry, land consolidation, cadastre, forestry, agriculture, rural and urban planning or environment monitoring.

Resources Engineering

The accredited water-oriented Master Study Programme “Resources Engineering” at the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo- and Environmental Sciences (BGU Dept.) provides a forum for multidisciplinary academic studies aimed at graduating students who will engage in water stewardship around the globe.

Systems Engineering & Engineering Management

The Systems Engineering & Engineering Management Course is designed to give advanced training to professional engineers from Germany and abroad – particularly to engineers from developing countries – in fields normally not included in classical engineering education, in particular a system approach to complex engineering problems combined with engineering management aspects.

Master’s Programme Infrastructure Planning

With the Master’s Programme Infrastructure Planning, the University of Stuttgart has been offering an internationally acclaimed Master of Science programme since 1983. Faculty members from different institutes and experienced practitioners offer their knowledge to a limited number of 40 students per session.

Hydro Science and Engineering

The graduate programme focuses on the transdisciplinary fields of water and natural resources management and engineering in different climatic zones. It is designed to enable the participants to acquire and expand their professional and methodological qualifications. This pro- gramme meets international standards required to pursue and develop careers within national and international authorities and organisations, engineering and consulting enterprises as well as research work.