Europe has a long history of intensive use of natural resources and lessons on misuse and overuse of land and water resources. This has forced Europeans to pay strong attention to environmental deterioration and ecosystem vulnerability. Europe is therefore at the cutting edge with respect to environmental research, its use in monitoring, control, legislation, policy and management actions, and development of environmental technology.
Four of the leading European universities in Life Sciences have therefore decided to join hands and design the EnvEuro Master programme in Environmental Science with focus on soil, water and biodiversity. It is a two-year double-degree programme offered jointly at the following universities: University of Copenhagen (Denmark), University of Hohenheim (Germany), Swedish University of Agricultural Science (Sweden) and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (Austria), all members of the Euroleague for Life Sciences.
The EnvEuro programme focuses on the relationships between natural resource uses in Europe and their effects on the environment and society. It provides insights into European ecosystems and principles used in current European environmental management.
Students can choose between six specialisations:
- Water Resources
- Soil Resources and Land Use
- Ecosystems and Biodiversity
- Environmental Management
- Environmental Impacts
- Climate Change
It is possible to combine two specialisations, or to focus solely on one.
Students will learn analytical and management tools as well as innovative technologies for sustainable production systems and natural resource use, especially in areas with high anthropogenic pressures.