Central European University

Central European University

Public Policy, Erasmus Mundus


Budapest, Budapest


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences and Policy (PhD) (3-6 years), Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM, Two-year Program)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This MS program is a two-year Erasmus Mundus Master’s course operated by CEU jointly with Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK), and the University of the Aegean (Greece). MESPOM aims to provide future leaders with systematic knowledge about key environmental issues, as well as skills for translating this knowledge into specific policy and management strategies. In addition
to their academic work, MESPOM students develop research, communication and other professional skills which help them to elaborate relevant career objectives and strategies. They also learn to orient themselves in European and worldwide networks of environmental institutions. Successful MESPOM graduates are awarded MS degrees by all consortium partners. For more details on the Master’s programs visit the departmental website and www.mespom.org

Sample Courses
Methods of Environmental Inquiry; Sustainable Energy Solutions; Waste Management; Modeling and Geographic Information Systems; Environmental Impact Assessment; Life Cycle Assessment; Environmental Policy and Politics; EU Environmental Law; Air Pollution and Climate Change; Agriculture and Forestry; Biodiversity and Conservation; Water Resources; Environmental Economics; Corporate Environmental
Management; Ecosystems Management; Environmental Philosophy; Academic Writing

Entry Requirements
In addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements (see: www.ceu.hu/admissions/apply), applicants to either of the two Master’s programs must write a statement (maximum 350 words) addressing:
1) the origins of their interest in environmental issues;
2) how they hope to benefit from the program;
3) their future career plans; and 4) their relevant special interests. Previous work or practical experience in the field of environment

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