Master's Degree in Sustainability Studies in Lüneburg in Germany

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Sustainability Studies

Those interested in pursuing an advanced degree in sustainability will learn about relevant topics, including the science and politics of climate change, development, poverty, and the social responsibility of larger corporations. Most programs are at least two years in length.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

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Master Sustainability Science

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Lüneburg

Sustainable development is one of the major social challenges facing the twenty-first century. Yet, it still remains unclear in which direction and by means of which strategy sustainable development can move forward. [+]

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 programme Sustainability Science.

CONTENT AND IDEA

A distinctive feature of the Sustainability Sciences programme 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, s 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.... [-]