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MSc. Environmental Science / Environmental Technology for Sustainable Development

Over the last decade many developing countries have witnessed rapid economic growth rates of near double digits and the average population grew at the rate of 1.8% every year in the Asian region. As a result, finding sustainable solutions for environmental issues without compromising economic development has become a vital issue for the developing nations, as addressed in Target 9 of the MDGs. In this master you will be introduced to research and development leading to technologies that address environmental problems, and learn to interact with stakeholders, managers and policy makers for appropriate remedial actions.

Students who successfully complete the ETSuD programme will be awarded two Master's degrees: one from UNESCO-IHE and one from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). The degree students receive from UNESCO-IHE is the degree in Environmental Science with specialization in environmental technology and management. AIT will award a degree in environmental engineering and Management with specialization in environmental technology and management.

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Forests; Water management; Biodiversity


Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand / UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands


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20 Months



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