Master Sustainability Science

Leuphana University of Luneburg

Program Description

Master Sustainability Science

Leuphana University of Luneburg

Sustainable development is one of the major social challenges facing the twenty-first century - this much is beyond dispute. Yet, it still remains unclear in which direction, within which social and ecological framework, and by means of which strategy sustainable development can move forward. These questions form the starting point of our inter- and transdisciplinary research-oriented, and problem-focused Master's program Sustainability Science.

CONTENT AND IDEA

A distinctive feature of the Sustainability Sciences program is its balance between sustainable natural sciences and sustainable humanities. Our goal is to look at social-ecological systems in an academically grounded and interdisciplinary manner. We will examine the processes which form the material and energetic basis for environmental sustainability problems as well as potential practical solutions from the perspective of sustainable natural sciences. In complex social-ecological systems these material processes are closely interconnected with economic, juridical, political, and cultural contexts as well as with strategies and practices of important social actors. These immaterial prerequisites and conditions of environmental sustainability problems and the way these problems are addressed are the subject of sustainable humanities.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
330 EUR
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Deadline
Start date Oct. 2016
Place
Germany L√ľneburg, Lower Saxony
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Duration 2 years
Price 330 EUR
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