Environmental Governance and Adaptation to Climate Change

Environmental Governance and Adaption to Climate Change is a joint study programme between the Estonian University of Life Sciences and the University of Tartu. The general objective is to prepare middle managers with comprehensive and specific knowledge and practical skills, who, as specialists, are able to take responsibility and make strategic decisions to formulate and implement environmental management and environmental policy at international level, considering the climate change and the European Green Deal.

About the programme
If you are interested in the future of the world and want to have a say in the rapidly changing environment, then EGACC is the programme for you. EGACC is an international programme designed to teach how to resolve social, environmental, and economic challenges the world is facing today. It covers a very broad field of subjects from policies and legislation to information technology and science in the light of various challenges caused by the climatic change. Waste issues, water shortage problems, global warming induced challenges are all the harsh reality we are facing today, and sadly it is getting worse tomorrow. 

More environmental specialists are needed, world-wide on a daily basis, who can find interdisciplinary solutions to these major problems, solutions that appeal to very different audiences from governments to small businesses to individuals. During the courses you will learn and obtain skills how to build appealing cases which can help to change the humanity’s mentality towards more sustainable global economy, towards green co-operation between all fields and levels of business, politics, industry, and science. 

As a student of EGACC programme you will meet like-minded young people from all over the world. We will give you the skills to effectively communicate and to work alongside various nationalities and cultures to find creative solutions to common problems. The curricula provide you with numerous opportunities to put the theoretical knowledge into practise and get a taste of what it actually feels like to work in the field of sustainability and environmental management. The programme is designed to engage and to challenge and bring out the best potential and strongest qualities in each student. 

You will also encounter various top-professionals, mentors, or perhaps even future employers. As a graduate environmental manager, you will be highly valued for your practical and versatile education. A joint diploma from the two universities will be an attractive asset in your portfolio when entering the job market.

  • 5 targeted scholarships for outstanding students with Estonian citizenship; 1 targeted scholarship for an outstanding student with EU citizenship.
  • Various options to apply for country-specific or external scholarships.
  • Various possibilities for outstanding students to join funded research groups.

Why study in Estonia?
  • Estonia is a very unique e-society, with electronic ID-cards, e-government, e-health, e-school and much more (www.e-estonia.com).
  • It is Europe’s start-up hot-spot!
  • One of the safest countries in the world.
  • Ranks 2nd place for internet freedom in the world.
  • Beautiful nature and unique culture.

There is a one-time application fee for all students € 100 (applicants who have completed previous study level in Estonia or have Estonian citizenship are exempted from the application fee). The yearly tuition fee is € 3800.

Admission deadline:
April 11, 2022 (non-EU candidates)
May 31, 2022 (EU, Georgian, UK and Turkish candidates)

More information here. 
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