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​University Courses

​Are you interested to study in a field related to drought, land degradation, desertification, sustainable land management and / or development? Find university courses here.​​
 

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University courses 

If you are interested in a specific topic, you can filter the list below by clicking on one of these links:  
     Agriculture   |   Awareness raising   |   Biodiversity   |   Climate change   |   Drought     
Ecology   |   Food security   |   Forests   |   Funding and resource mobilization   |   Gender
   Land degradation and restoration   |   Land management   |  Migration     
If you would like to filter the list below according to the language, click on one of these links: 
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Postgraduate Certificate in Agricultural Law (UK)
Harper Adams University
This program was designed specifically for rural professionals as an introduction or as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for those with experience.
Topic: Agriculture
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 29/05/2016
Duration: 1-2 years, part-time

Master of Agricultural Science (Australia)
The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia offers a master's degree program for students engaged in sustainable development of agricultural sector.
Topic: Agriculture; Soil science; Land management; Ecology; Food security
Starting Date: 01/08/2016 Application Date: 01/07/2016
Duration: 1,5 - 2 years

Environment and Climate Change Adaptation (Vietnam, Germany)
TH Köln/Vietnam Academy of Water Resources (VAWR)
The Technische Hochschule Köln (University of Applied Sciences) offers two Master programs for South East Asia in the fields of integrated water resources and natural resources management.
Topic: Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Forests; Water management; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 30/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (Germany)
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
This Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters program focuses on sustainable management of forests and nature areas in the international context.
Topic: Forests; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 16/08/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Environmental Biology (Netherlands)
Utrecht University
Utrecht University offers a Master programme for students interested in biology of plants, animals and microbes and their interactions supporting sustainability of life on our planet.
Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology; Forests; Food security; Climate change
Starting Date: 01/02/2017 Application Date: 01/09/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Environmental Sciences (Germany)
Universität Koblenz-Landau
This interdisciplinary Master degree program offered by the Universität Koblenz-Landau is of peculiar interest for students engaged in nature-human interactions.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 15/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

International Master in Horticultural Sciences (in German & English; Germany)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin offers a Master program for students interested in plant sciences, particularly in horticulture.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Forests; Ecology
Starting Date: 17/10/2016 Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Bioeconomy (Germany)
University of Hohenheim
The University of Hohenheim offers an interdisciplinary Master program to students engaged in studying value chain of bio-based products.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 15/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

MBA Advanced Farm Management (U.K.)
Royal Agricultural University
The Royal Agricultural University offers a Master program for students engaged in commercial farming and agribusiness.
Topic: Agriculture; Funding and resource mobilization
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 1 year

MSc Crop Production and Environment (in German; Germany)
Universitaet Rostock
Universitaet Rostock offers a master program with a specific focus on environment-friendly agricultural food production.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 15/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Agribusiness (in German; Germany)
University of Hohenheim
The University of Hohenheim offers a program which integrates agricultural sciences and business administration. 
Topic: Agriculture; Funding and resource mobilization
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 15/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Agricultural Economics (Germany)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
This master's degree offered by the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin integrates agricultural sciences and economics.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Funding and resource mobilization
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 15/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (UK)
Royal Agricultural University
The Royal Agricultural University offers a Master program for students interested in applying principles of sustainable development to food production.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 1 year

MSc Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science (Canada)
University of Alberta
This Master program offered by the University of Alberta will be of a peculiar interest for students engaged in healthy food production. 
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 15/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

International Master of Environmental Sciences (Germany)
University of Cologne
The University of Cologne offers a master's program for students passionate about learning about interaction between human and environment using an interdisciplinary approach.
Topic: Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Soil science; Water management; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc in Crop Improvement (UK)
The University of Nottingham, School of Biosciences
This master's programme focuses on examining crop improvement through enhancing resource use efficiency and modern crop improvement and breeding techniques.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 10/08/2016
Duration: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate/MSc Sustainable Agriculture (Australia)
Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University offers an on campus/distance education program for individuals passionate to learn about sustainable solutions in agricultural sector.
Topic: Agriculture
Starting Date: 01/07/2016 Application Date: 29/04/2016
Duration: 1,5 year

MSc Physical Land Resources (Belgium)
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel offers a Master program on Physical Land Resources with a special focus on Land Resources Engineering.
Topic: Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 20/09/2016 Application Date: 01/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Forest Ecology and Silviculture (Latvia)
Latvia University of Agriculture
Latvia University of Agriculture offers a master program for individuals intending to work in fields related to forest resources protection and dendrology.
Topic: Climate change; Forests; Ecology
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (Germany)
University of Bonn
The University of Bonn offers a program for individuals pursuing master's degrees in agriculture and sustainable management of natural resources.
 
 
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Biodiversity; Ecology; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Poverty reduction/Development; Land management
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 31/08/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master AgroFood Chain: Sustainability and Innovation (France)
Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse
Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse offers a Master course addressing contemporary issues in agricultural and agrofood sectors.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century (U.K.)
University of Warwick
The University of Warwick offers a master program aimed to provide you theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills on crop agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 31/07/2016
Duration: 1 year

MSc Agricultural Engineering (Hungary)
University of Debrecen
The University of Debrecen offers you a chance to obtain a Master degree in Agricultural Engineering with focus on deep understanding of biological processes underpinning food production.
Topic: Agriculture
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 15/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc Soil and Land Management (in Spanish; Spain)
University of Santiago de Compostela
University of Santiago de Compostela gives you an opportunity to obtain Master degree with focus on designing models on land management and land-use planning.
Topic: Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 1 year

MSc Agroforestry (UK)
Bangor University
The Bangor University offers a one-year Master program for students interested in learning how to combine forests with agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Forests; Food security
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration: 1 year

MSc in Land Management and Land Tenure (Germany)
Technische Universität München
The Technische Universität München offers a Master programme for individuals from all over the world who are interested in land rights and land management.
Topic: Land management
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 18 months

MSc Soil Science (Netherlands)
University of Wageningen
The University of Wageningen in Netherlands offers a Master programme in Soil Science. This programme will allow you to deepen your knowledge in soil and learn how to develop innovative approaches to sustainable soil management in a landscape context and the environment.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Drought; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 20/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

Postgraduate Programs on Biodiversity Conservation (UK)
University of Kent
The University of Kent offers a full scope of postgraduate programs (MSc and PhD) for individuals pursuing their academic degree in biodiversity management and conservation.
Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology; Forests
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration: MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; PhD 3-4 years full-time, 5-6 years part-time

MSc in Crop Protection (Germany)
University of Göttingen
The University of GÖTTINGEN offers a master programme in “Crop Protection”. If you are an undergraduate student involved in land management, mitigation of drought or landscapes management this programme is for you.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Drought; Ecology; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 17/10/2016 Application Date: 15/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
Czech University of Life Sciences
Czech University of Life Sciences offers a master program concentrating on deep understanding of agricultural processes and their ecological and social aspects.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc in Agricultural Development (Danemark)
University of Copenhagen
The objective of this graduate program is to provide knowledge in land management and food security in developing countries.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Forests; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

MRes Agricultural and Food Economics
University of Reading
The University of Reading offers a master's program on agricultural economics and marketing within the food chain and policy.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Funding and resource mobilization
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration: Full time: 1 year; part-time: 2 years

MSc in Dryland Agricultural Systems (Australia)
Curtin University
Curtin University provides an opportunity to individuals pursuing a career in agricultural research and development to gain  a master's degree in Dryland Agricultural Systems in Australia. 
Topic: Agriculture; Drought; Food security
Starting Date: 01/08/2016 Application Date: 01/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc in Hortuculture (Poland)
Poznan University of Life Sciences
Poznan University of Life Sciences offers a master's degree in Horticulture specializing in plant breeding and seed production.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Food security
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 29/04/2016
Duration: 1,5 years

MSc in International Agribusiness and Rural Development (Germany)
University of Göttingen, University of Talca, Chile, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
This Master Program is meant fornbsp;you if you want to learn how economic and business strategies can help resolving problems of hunger, resource depletion and poverty.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 15/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Drylands Design (U.S.A.)
Arid Lands Institute, Woodbury University School of Architecture
This Master Program focuses on conception, research and development of new solutions in shaping arid landscapes.
Topic: Climate change; Drought; Water management
Starting Date: 22/08/2016 Application Date: 15/04/2016
Duration: 1 year

MSc in Sustainable International Agriculture (Germany)
University of Göttingen
This Master Program provides knowledge on agricultural livelihood systems and global ecosystems related to agriculture.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Food security; Water management
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 15/03/2016
Duration: 2 years

MSc in International Environmental Studies (Norway)
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
The interdisciplinary approach of this international Master program allows you learning about interactions between social and natural worlds associated with environmental degradation.
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Water management
Starting Date: 01/08/2017 Application Date: 01/12/2016
Duration: 2 years

Masters in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management
Masters course in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM)
The Masters course in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) offered by a consortium of six universities call for application.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: 06/09/2016 Application Date: 03/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Food Chain Systems (United Kingdom)
Cranfield University
This MSc in Food Chain Systems at the Cranfield University will equip you with the relevant knowledge, skills and practical experience, including in sustainable agriculture, for varied career opportunities in modern food industry.
Topic: Food security; Agriculture; Soil science
Starting Date: 06/10/2016 Application Date: 04/03/2016
Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time

Master in Development and Rural Innovation (The Netherlands)
Wageningen UR
This Master of Science aims at breeding scientifically-equipped professionals who understand the social and technological aspects of innovation processes and how that knowledge can be applied in the fields of agriculture, food, land and water management.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/05/2016
Duration: 2 Years

Master in Applied Ecology (United Kingdom)
University of Gloucestershire
University of Gloucestershire offers a degree programme training students Applied Ecology
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development; Land degradation and restoration; Climate change
Starting Date: 26/09/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration: Full-time MSc - one year, Part-time MSc - up to three years

MSc in Environmental Science with focus on Water Management (The Netherlands)
UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
This course introduces you to water quality management (WQM) in urban and rural environments, and provides you with technical knowledge and management skills for decision-making and environmental planning.
Topic: Water management; Ecology
Starting Date: 16/10/2016 Application Date: 01/08/2016
Duration: 18 months

Master of Art in Landscape Architecture (United Kingdom)
University of Gloucestershire
University of Gloucestershire offers a degree programme training students landscape architecture.
Topic: Awareness raising; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 26/09/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration:  full-time - one year; part-time - up to three years

Bachelor of Science in Agri-Environmental Sciences (Ireland)
University College Dublin
University College Dublin offers an undergraduate course training students in the area of Agri-Environmental Sciences
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Environemental and Life Science (Canada)
Brandon University
Brandon University offers an postgraduate programme training students in environmental and life sciences.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Climate change; Land management
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 31/01/2016
Duration:  2 years

Bachelor of Science in Forestry (Ireland)
University College Dublin
University College Dublin offers an undergraduate course training students in the area of forestry.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 01/07/2016
Duration: 4 Years

M.A in Climate and Society (with scholarships for the Caribbean)
Earth Institute Columbia University, USA
Interdisciplinary Master of Arts program that trains professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: One year

PhD program at the Institute for Environmental Studies (Netherlands)
VU University Amsterdam
The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) in the VU University Amsterdam is accepting PHD research applications in the field of Environmental Policy Analysis, Environmental Economics and Water and Climate Risk.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Drought; Food security; Forests; Water management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 3 years

Bachelor of Science in Land surface processes and Environmental change (Canada)
McGill University
McGill University offers a bachelor programme training individuals in Land processes and Environmental change
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science
Starting Date: 05/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 1 Year

Master of Science in Climate Justice (United Kingdom)
Glasgow Caledonian University
This programme by Glasgow Caledonian University is one of a kind offering the degree focusing on different aspects of climate justice.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Ecology; Water management; Soil science
Starting Date: 12/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration:  1 Year full time; 2 years part time

PhD Program in Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste (Germany)
The United Nations University (UNU-FLORES) and the Technical University of Dresden
The United Nations University (UNU-FLORES) and the Technical University of Dresden invite applications from graduates in engineering, social sciences and natural sciences for their joint PhD Program in Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste.
Topic: Water management; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date: 28/02/2016
Duration:

Master of Science in Sustainable Land Management under Global Change (United Kingdom)
 Writtle College
Writtle College offers a master programme focusing on innovative and adaptive management strategies for sustainable use of land.
Topic: Climate Change; Ecology; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Forests
Starting Date: 05/09/2016 Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration:  Full-time: one year; Part-time: two years

Bachelor of Art in Landscape/ Minor in Environmental Science (Australia)
University of Canberra
University of Canberra offers a double degree training student on landscape and environmental science.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 08/08/2016 Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Environmental Studies and Resource Management (India)
TERI University
TERI University in India offers a master's degree teaching students about environmental studies and resource management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Drought; Forests; Climate change; Land management
Starting Date: 25/07/2016 Application Date: 22/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (United Kingdom)
University of Brighton
University of Brighton offers a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science training students to assess the impact of climate change using geography and ecology.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Drought; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration: 3 years

Bachelor of Science in Environemental Studies (U.S.A.)
University of Vermont
University of Vermont offers a bachelor’s degree teaching students about the ecological aspects of the landscape
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Drought; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date: 15/01/2016
Duration: 4 years

Bachelor of Science in Horticulture (U.S.A.)
North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture providing knowledge on innovative teaching, research and outreach significant to landscapes, landscape design and horticultural plants.

Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: 19/08/2016 Application Date: 15/01/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Environmental Bioscience in a Changing Climate
University of Warwick
University of Warwick offers a master’s degree training students to assess climate change in the context of land management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Land management
Starting Date: 03/10/2016 Application Date: 31/07/2016
Duration: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Diploma - Field and Conservation Ecology (United Kingdom)
Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth University offers a diploma programme providing students with solid ecological training with the focus on conservation.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Biodiversity; Forests
Starting Date: Application Date: 20/09/2016
Duration: 3 years

Post-Graduate studies in Soil Science (in Spanish; Venezuela)
Universidad Venezuela Central
Universidad Venezuela Central offers a post graduate programmes training participants in soil science
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 31/03/2016
Duration: 1-3 years

Master of Science in Ecology (in Spanish; Spain)
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid offers a master’s degree in Ecology, teaching students to access natural resources and their interaction with society.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Forests; Land management; Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 29/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

International Master in Applied Ecology (France & other countries)
a consortium of 8 Universities

International network that involves a consortium of 8 Universities offers a master degree in training students on ecological science through social, political and economic dimensions.

Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 12/01/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science of the Universe, Environment, Ecology (in French; France)
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Université Pierre et Marie Curie offers a master’s degree teaching student to access the environment through a multidisciplinary approach.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/03/2016
Duration: 2 years

Bachelor of Science in Forest Science (Italy)
 Universita Degli Studi Di Padova
Universita Degli Studi Di Padova offers a bachelor programme training students on various aspects of Mediterranean forestry.
Topic: Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 04/10/2016 Application Date: 15/06/2016
Duration:  2 years

Master of Environmental Science (United Kingdom)
University of Reading
University of Reading offers a master training professionals in environmental issues i.e contaminated land management and remediation.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Turkey)
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University offers a master programme teaching students about soil science and soil fertility.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science
Starting Date: 27/09/2016 Application Date: 15/07/2016
Duration: 3 years

Master of Science in Land and Water Management (Kenya)
University of Nairobi
University of Nairobi offers a master’s degree teaching the fundamental on land and water management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 07/09/2016 Application Date: 15/08/2016
Duration: 2 years

Bachelor of Science in Ecological Restoration (Canada)
Trent University
Trent University offers an undergraduate degree teaching students about ecological principles to help restore deteriorated environment.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Drought; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date: 01/04/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Environmental Sciences (Italy)
Università Ca' Foscari
Università Ca' Foscari offers a master’s programme teaching students to assess the impact of climate change on landscape, marine and other ecosystems
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 14/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master's of Science in Environmental Science (Ireland)
National University of Ireland, Galway
National University of Ireland offers a master’s course informing students about earth science and habitat management including topics on land use and restoration.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration: 1 Year

Master of Science in Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (Denmark)
University of Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen offers a master’s course training students to deal with the challenges of management of sustainable forest and nature areas including landscapes.
Topic: Ecology; Forests; Agriculture; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Agriculatural Development ( Denmark)
University of Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen offers a master’s course training students about farming, forestry among other interesting topics concerning land in agricultural development.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

Bachelors of Science in Forestry (Scotland)
University of Aberdeen
University of Aberdeen offers a bachelor degree teaching students about forestry involving soil biology, from the environmental sustainability context.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests
Starting Date: 12/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Natural Resource Management (Alaska)
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers a Master’s degree educating students on natural resource management addressing several land issues.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Drought; Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 05/09/2016 Application Date: 01/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science Degree in Environmental Science ( Botswana)
University of Botswana
University of Botswana offers a master degree programme training students on various areas of environmental science including land use and planning.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Forests; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 30/08/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 4 Semesters

Diploma in Forestry ( Trinidad and Tobago)
University of Trinidad and Tobago
University of Trinidad and Tobago offers a diploma programme training student in the principles and practices of managing forebsts.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 31/03/2016
Duration: 2 years

Doctorate in Environmental Science (Spanish)
Universidad Nacional Mayo De San Marcos ( Lima, Peru)
Universidad Nacional Mayo De San Marcos offers a doctorate degree teaching students to apply methodologies to solve environmental problems also affecting land.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 15/08/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master's of Science in Forestry and Landscape Management (Czech Republic)
Mendel University in Brno ( Czech Republic)
Mendel University in Brno offers a master’s degree training students in the principles and practices of forestry and landscape management.
Topic: Agriculture; Drought; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date: 31/03/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master's of Science in Ecology and Ecosystems (USA)
State University of New York
State University of New York offers a master’s degree training students on the principles of tree genetics, landscape ecology among other interesting topics.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date: 15/01/2016
Duration: 2 years

Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science (New Zealand)
University of Auckland
The University of Auckland offers a bachelor course teaching students about protecting and restoring natural heritage and the environment
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 06/09/2016 Application Date: 01/07/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master’s of Science in Environmental Protection and Management (United Kingdom)
The University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh offers a master’s programme training students in natural resources management.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 19/09/2016 Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration:  1 year ( Full-Time) Or  2 years (Part-time)

Certificate II in Horticulture (Australia)
Polytechnic West of Australia
Polytechnic West of Australia offers a certificate II providing knowledge on maintaining garden beds, irrigation and using a range of horticultural equipment.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: One Semester full-time or equivalent part-time

Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology (USA)
University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming offers a Ph.D. programme in Ecology, fostering long term career development in linking ecology to other disciplines.
Topic: Ecology; Agriculture; Soil science; Land management; Climate change; Forests; Water management
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date:
Duration: Minimum 3 years

Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Crop & Landscape Systems: Soil & Land Resources (USA)
University of Idaho
The University of Idaho offers a bachelor degree in on Soil and Land Resources to equip students with sound knowledge and hands-on experience of improving soil and water for farming and more.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 24/08/2016 Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration: 4 years

Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources (USA)
University of Idaho
The University of Idaho offers a Bachelor degree accredited by the Society of American Foresters. The students will be equipped with a science based knowledge for sound management of forest and land resources.
Topic: Agriculture; Drought; Forests; Land management; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 24/08/2016 Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration: 4 years

Bachelor of Science in Geology (USA)
University of Idaho
The University of Idaho offers a bachelor degree in Geology to equip student with a science based knowledge to effectively manage and protect natural resources.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 24/08/2016 Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration: 4 years

Bachelor of Science in Geography and Land Management (Spanish and Catalan; Spain)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona offers a Bachelor of Science degree to equip students with knowledge on geography and Land Management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 07/09/2016 Application Date: 05/02/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Ecology and Environmental Sciences (India)
Assad University
Assad University offers a master course in ecology and environmental science to equip students with essential skills and knowledge required to solve complex problems involving soil and other natural resources.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Biodiversity; Forests; Land management; Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 15/07/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Conservation and Land Management (United Kingdom)
Bangor University
Bangor University offers a master’s degree to equip students with solid knowledge on conservation and sustainable land management practices.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 06/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 1 Year full-time

Master of Science in Tropical and International Forestry (Germany)
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen offers a Master course training students on sustainable management and conservation of forest ecosystems worldwide, especially in the tropical and subtropical forests of developing or emerging countries.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Forests; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: 04/10/2016 Application Date: 31/03/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Environmental Science (India)
University of Delhi
The University of Delhi offers a master’s degree equipping students with essential knowledge on desert, grass land and various issues surrounding other ecosystems.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Biodiversity; Water management; Climate change; Gender; Soil science
Starting Date: 20/07/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Canada)
McGill University
McGill University offers a bachelor's degree in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences with Major in Environment-Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change. The programme equips students with essential knowledge on land surfaces and environmental change.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science
Starting Date: 05/09/2016 Application Date: 01/03/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Environmental Protection: Restoration & Management of Environment (Poland)
Warsaw University of Life Science

Warsaw University of Life Science offers a master’s programme aiming to provide students with comprehensive and interdisciplinary environmental knowledge and solution oriented approach in the areas including land and water conservation and soil hazard prevention.

Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration; Biodiversity; Forests; Water management
Starting Date: 01/03/2016 Application Date: 15/01/2016
Duration: 3 Semesters (Fulltime)

Specialization in Integrated Water Management- Distance Learning (In Spanish)
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER) offers a Specialization programme in Integrated Water Management to train and equip professionals with knowledge and skills to assess current water systems and propose sustainable solutions for water management.
Topic: Water management; Awareness raising
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 3 - 6 months

Master's Of Science in Renewable Energy - Distance Learning (In Spanish)
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER) offers a Master’s of Science in Renewable Energy to train and equip professionals with knowledge and skills to assess current energy framework and propose future scenarios based on energy use and environmental impact
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 - 2 years

Master's of Science in Climate Change - Distance Learning (In Spanish)
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER) offers a Master’s of Science in Climate Change to meet a critical need to train and equip professionals with theoretic and practical skills to develop sustainable solutions for Climate change.Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana
Topic: Climate change
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 - 2 years

Master’s of Science in Ecology and Environmental Management and Restoration (in Spanish)
Universitat De Barcelona, Spain
Universitat De Barcelona offers a Master’s of Science degree in Ecology and Environmental Management and Restoration to teach professional-level skills applicable to work in the environmental sector.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Climate change; Forests; Biodiversity; Ecology
Starting Date: 13/09/2016 Application Date: 14/06/2016
Duration: 1 Year

Master’s of Science in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management (in Spanish)
Universitat De Barcelona, Spain
Universitat De Barcelona offers a Master’s of Science in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management teaching professional-level skills applicable to work in various geographical scales and environments.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: 21/09/2016 Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration: 1 Year

Master of Law in Climate Change Law and Policy (Glasgow, United Kingdom)
University of Strathclyde Glasgow
The University of Strathclyde Glasgow offers a Master’s of Law degree in Climate Change Law and Policy to provide greater knowledge on the legal and policy implications of climate change.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: 19/08/2016 Application Date: 03/06/2016
Duration: 1-3 years

Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Studies (USA)
University of Oregon
The University of Oregon offers a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies providing students the opportunity to develop concrete skills and analytical abilities.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: 28/09/2016 Application Date: 15/01/2016
Duration: 4 years

Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management (Australia)
Polytechnic West of Australia
Polytechnic West of Australia offers a certificate III providing knowledge on maintaining and restoring natural and cultural places and farmland.
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: One Semester full-time or equivalent part-time

Specialization in the Management and Conservation of Natural Areas -Distance Learning (In Spanish)
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana offers a Specialization programme in Management and Conservation of Natural Areas to equip professionals with knowledge and skills to assess natural areas and resources and effectively manage them under a vision of proper territorial planning and sustainable development.
Topic: Biodiversity; Forests; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 3 - 6 months

Specialization in Contaminated Soil and Recovery -Distance Learning (In Spanish)
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana offers a Specialization programme in Contaminated Soil Recovery to equip professionals with knowledge and skills to assess environment and, through sampling and analysis, and develop a risk map while providing remedies for recovery of a site.
Topic: Drought; Awareness raising; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1- 3 months

Maters in Environmental Sciences and Policy and Management
Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK), Central European University (Hungary), the University of the Aegean (Greece), the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (USA), and the University of Saskatchewan (Canada)
The Maters in Environmental Sciences and Policy and Management study programme is aimed at preparing international environmental professionals and interdisciplinary researchers to respond to environmental challenges.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date: 04/02/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Land Management ( Denmark)
Aalborg University, Denmark
This Master’s of Science programme is aimed at providing knowledge and competence in building adequate land administration systems as well as spatial governance as an infrastructure to implement land-related policies and land management strategies.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

International Master’s in Water Resources and Environment Management (Germany)
German Academic Exchange Service
Leibniz Universität offers an International Master’s in Water Resources and Environment Management aimed at equipping students with a comprehensive knowledge base to access Water Resources while providing sustainable solutions.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Water management
Starting Date: 01/10/2016 Application Date: 01/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Technology for Integrated Water Management (Antwerp, Belgium)
University of Antwerp
This master degree programme is aimed at educating specialists in water technology with knowledge and understanding of integrated water management and policy, the developments in the water sector and the global water issue.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Water management
Starting Date: 21/09/2016 Application Date: 19/02/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master's in Development Practice (Paris, France)
Paris School of Environmental Affairs ; Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
Paris School of Environmental Affairs offers a Master in Development Practice to provide participants with adequate knowledge to manage integrated development interventions and implementing sustainable development policies.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date: 15/03/2016
Duration: 1 Year

Master’s of Science in Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Management (Vienna , Austria)
University of Vienna
The University of Vienna offers a diverse Master’s of Science programme in Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Management to provide students with a sound knowledge of species and nature, but also the ecological profile of the protected goods and their functions in the ecosystem and be able to derive appropriate management measures.
Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: 03/10/2016 Application Date: 30/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Environmental Science ( Vienna, Austria)
University of Vienna
The University of Vienna offers a diverse Master’s of Science programme in Environmental Science that focuses on the analysis of fundamental environmental processes using know-how from a wide range of scientific fields.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Drought; Ecology; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 03/10/2016 Application Date: 30/04/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Environmental Science (Gothenburg, Sweden)
University of Gothenburg
The University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Science offers a Master’s in Environmental Science to provide students with the knowledge and skills to assess current environmental issues at different spatial (local to global) and temporal (the past, present and future) scales crossing academic and national boundaries.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date: 15/01/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Soil and Water Management (Alnarp, Sweden)
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences offers a Master’s of Science degree in Soil and Water Management to provide learners with knowledge and skills to tackle projects developing land and water management projects while minimizing negative impacts on the environment and health.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Water management
Starting Date: 29/08/2016 Application Date: 16/01/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master's of Science in Forest Ecology and Management (Freiburg, Germany)
University of Freiburg, Germany

This Master's of Science course in Forest Sciences focuses on the sustainable use of forested landscapes. Students will acquire the knowledge, methods and skills that are essential for understanding and managing forested landscapes.

Topic: Forests; Land management
Starting Date: 11/10/2016 Application Date: 15/02/2016
Duration: 2 years / 4 semesters

Bachelor’s of Science in Sustainable Agriculture (Brisbane, Australia)
University of Queensland (Australia)
The University of Queensland (Australia) offers a Bachelor’s of Science in Sustainable Agriculture to introduce students to scientific and managerial principles to help tackle some of the big problems faced by our planet.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date: 31/01/2016
Duration: 3 years

Master’s in Environmental Science and Management (Rhode Island, USA)
University of Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island offers a Master’s in Environmental Science and Management with specializations in Environmental Planning and Design; Wetland, Watershed and Ecosystems Science; Sustainable Systems and many more interesting topics.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 07/09/2016 Application Date: 15/07/2016
Duration: 16-21 months of full-time study

Bachelors of Science in Soil and Water Science (FL, USA)
University of Florida
This undergraduate degree provides student / participants with a solid understanding of a balance between the fundamentals of science and a foundation in the humanities, social sciences, business and natural science.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science
Starting Date: 22/08/2016 Application Date: 01/11/2015
Duration: 4 years

Graduate Environmental Program (Australia)
University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne invited applicants for a Graduate Environmental Program, geared towards developing capacity to solve environmental problems, with over 200 subjects across nine faculties to choose from.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development; Soil science; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: Ranges from 6 months to 2 years*

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (Bamenda, Cameroon)
Catholic University of Cameroon CATUC , Bamenda
The Catholic University of Cameroon (CATUC , Bamenda) offers an undergraduate programme in Environmental Sciences aimed at providing the scientific knowledge and techniques to learners on fundamental environmental patterns and processes.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: 11/10/2016 Application Date: 12/09/2016
Duration: 3 years

Master’s of Science in Ecology (Georgia, USA)
University Of Georgia
This graduate study programme provides student/ participants an opportunity to develop a broad background in ecology and related disciplines to solve environmental problems.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date: 15/12/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Soils and Sustainability (United Kingdom)
The University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
This unique programme is aimed at providing knowledge on the importance of soil, as the basis of all agricultural production; water storage capabilities, a source of minerals and the service it provides as a foundation for the housing and roads among many other important functions.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration: 1 Year

Master in Environmental Management ( Liège, Belgium)
 University of Liège
The University of Liège ULG offers a unique opportunity for students to earn 2 degrees in 5 years in the area of Environmental Management and learn to coach and manage teams either in research or in the private or institutional sectors.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Water management; Land management; Forests
Starting Date: 14/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 5years

Bachelor of Science in Earth and Environmental Science (Bangalore, India)
Indian Institute of Science
Indian Institute of Science offers a Bachelor of Science in Earth and Environmental Science to provide an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to understand and mitigate hazards arising from anthropogenic and natural activities by focusing on key areas
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: Application Date: 30/04/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master of Science in Ecology and Sustainable Development (Angers, France)
WEST CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY
West Catholic University offers a Master of Science in Ecology and Sustainable Development that provides students/ participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to tackle environmental issues as well as manage sustainable ecological systems.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date: 30/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

Certificate in Management of Polluted Soils (Liège, Belgium)
University of Liège ULG
The University of Liège ULG continuing education offers a Certificate in Management of Polluted Soils, providing participants with detailed training on the overall management of polluted soil processes, and tailored to the needs of research departments in the maintenance of their accreditation.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Drought; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: 14/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 1 Year

Master’s of Science in Ecology and Environment Protection (Russia)
Vladivostok State University Vladivostok State University
Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service offers a Master’s in Ecology and Environment Protection aimed at training individuals and professionals for ecology-oriented decision-making in the sphere of natural resources.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Physical Land Resources (Brussels, Belgium)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Vrije Universiteit Brussel offers a Master’s of Science in Physical Land Resources aimed at providing training in assessing current land resources and contributing to land development projects at all sectors of society.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Land management
Starting Date: 19/09/2016 Application Date: 01/03/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Land Management (Latvia)
Latvia University of Agriculture
Latvia University of Agriculture offers a Master’s of Science in Land Management aimed at providing students with knowledge in land use and protecting land as a fundamental natural resource.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Hydrology ( Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers a Master’s of Science in Hydrology aimed at providing learners with a solid theoretic basis, as well as hydrological fieldwork experience to assist with management water resources and risk.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Water management; Land management
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date: 01/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

Ph.D in Environmental Science (Accra Ghana )
University of Ghana
The University of Ghana offers a PhD programme in Environmental Science aimed at equipping learners with adequate theoretic and practical knowledge to tackle current environmental issues and risks while proposing sustainable solutions.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Drought; Land degradation and restoration; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date: 31/03/2016
Duration:  4 years ( full-time)  ;  6 years ( part-time)

Specialization in the Application of Renewable Energy -Distance learning (In spanish)
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana offers a Specialization programme in Renewable Energy to train and equip professionals with knowledge and skills to assess existing sustainable technologies and their application to tackle the energy crisis of the century.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 3 - 6 months

Master’s in Biological and Environmental Sciences
University of Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island offers a Master’s in Biological and Environmental Sciences with a specialization in Ecology and Ecosystems Sciences (EES), an exciting mix of basic research on natural systems, coupled with work designed to inform social policy, resource management, and conservation practices.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: 15/09/2016 Application Date: 15/06/2016
Duration:

Natural Resources (PHD) Watershed Management & Ecohydrology
University of Arizona
University of Arizona invites applicants for a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PHD) degree in Watershed Management; Ecohydrology to learn about the management and conservation of natural ecosystems with emphasis on the desert, rangeland, and forest ecosystems of arid and semi-arid environments.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Water management; Ecology
Starting Date: 07/09/2016 Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration:

Graduate Certificate in Hydrology
University of Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island offers a graduate certificate in Hydrology providing students / participants with training that affect the availability and quality of groundwater and surface water resources.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Water management
Starting Date: 07/09/2016 Application Date: 15/07/2016
Duration: Resident $655;  Non -resident $1,345

Master’s of Science in Environmental Management
University of Queensland (Australia)
The University of Queensland (Australia) invites applicants for a Master’s of Science in Environmental Management degree programme geared towards enhancing skills and technical expertise of graduates working in all facets of the environmental arena.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1.5 Years full-time

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (Online)
The University of Phoenix
The University of Phoenix is offering a Bachelors of Science Degree in Environmental Science. This Program will examine a variety of environmental issues, including those influenced by human activity, and the development and impact of global climate change on Earth.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Drought; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 4 years

Master’s in Environmental Sciences and Management ( China)
University of Saint Joseph ( China)
The University of Saint Joseph offers a Master’s in Environmental Sciences and Management in a dynamic and engaging environment to prepare students to work in academic, technical and management areas related with environment.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: 06/09/2016 Application Date: 30/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

Arid Lands Resource Sciences (PHD)
University of Arizona
A Doctor of Philosophy degree with a major in Arid Lands Resource Sciences is being offered by the University of Arizona, to prepare students for careers in both academic and non-academic settings that aim at addressing the complex problems of sustainability of arid lands.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Food security; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Water management; Soil science
Starting Date: 07/09/2016 Application Date: 01/12/2015
Duration:

International Master in Arid Land Studies
Humboldt-Universität Zu Berlin and Texas Tech University
Humboldt-Universität Zu Berlin now offers an International Master’s of Science degree in Arid Land Studies giving students the opportunity to gain intercultural experiences while examining topics such as soils and water science; climate research and many more interesting topics.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Water management; Soil science
Starting Date: 17/10/2016 Application Date: 31/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master in Biodiversity, Landscapes and Sustainable Management (in Spanish)
Universidad de Navarra, Spain
The master's degree in biodiversity, landscapes and sustainable management proposes an open, practical, interdisciplinary and integrated study of the environment, biodiversity, human activities, and landscapes, in order to promote a more sustainable management of the world's resources.
Topic: Biodiversity
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 1 year

Environmental Social Science (Complex Adaptive Systems Science) (PhD)
Arizona State University
Arizona State University offers a PhD programme in Environmental Social Sciences (Complex Adaptive,System Sciences) that draws on the premise that reducing human impacts and developing more sustainable environmental practices will be difficult to achieve without a focus on the social dynamics of environmental issues using critical social science perspectives.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: Application Date: 15/12/2015
Duration:

Environmental Studies (Undergraduate)
University of California Santa Cruz
University of California Santa Cruz offers Undergraduate studies in Environmental Studies. In this Programme students/ participants learn how to move towards a more sustainable future for human and ecological systems.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: 24/09/2016 Application Date: 05/12/2015
Duration: 4 years

Master’s of Science in Environmental Science ( Land Use and Water Resource Management)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
The Universiti Malaysia Sarawak offers a Master’s degree programme in Environmental Science ( Land Use and Water Resource Management) offers a capacity building academic programme for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 05/01/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 18 Months

Master’s of Science in Arid Land Studies
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University offers a Master’s of Science degree programme in Arid Land Studies, examining arid and semi-arid lands and international development issues.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Awareness raising; Land management; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date: 15/01/2016
Duration:

Master of Environmental Science and Law
University of Sydney
The Master of Environmental Science and Law is an innovative course involving interdisciplinary study across the fields of science and law. It is designed to integrate disciplines normally considered separately.
Topic: Biodiversity; Forests; Water management; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 27/07/2016 Application Date: 31/01/2016
Duration: 1.5 year (full time) or 3 years (part time).

Food and Agri Business Management Program
Cornell University
The Food and Agri Business Management Program from Cornell University and Sathguru Management Consultants is arranged every year to keep pace with the dynamically changing agri business sector worldwide. Participants of this program will explore the economic, environmental, and social issues that profoundly impact the agribusiness industry
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Food security
Starting Date: 12/06/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 10 Days

Master in Rural Development and Food Security
Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Food security presents different challenges in different parts of the world, from a growing number of large-scale high-external input farms which are producing for the world market, to the existence of small-scale subsistence-oriented farms that produce for local markets, where the poor and rural population buy their food. Many answers to the problems of food-distribution systems are provided in this programme.
Topic: Food security; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: 08/09/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 1 year    

Master of Environmental Management (MEM)
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, USA
The Master of Environmental Management degree prepares students for careers in environmental policy and analysis, green business, design and planning, conservation and stewardship, education, consulting, and journalism. The program requires coursework from the diverse perspectives of the natural and social sciences, with a focus on the complex relationships among science, management, and policy.
Topic: Climate change; Water management; Drought; Biodiversity; Forests; Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 15/12/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master of Arts in Development Studies - Major in Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies (AFES)
International Institute of Social Sciences (ISS), The Netherlands
Can we feed the world and achieve economic development while conserving ecosystems and improving the livelihoods of peasants and the rural poor? How do we understand and tackle the interlinked agrarian and environmental crises? This course offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and confronting the impacts of global capitalist development on agrarian structures and environmental systems.
Topic: Poverty reduction/Development; Drought; Food security; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: 05/09/2016 Application Date: 02/02/2016
Duration: 15 months

Garden & Farm Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture
The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS)
The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) of the University of California Santa Cruz offers a farm and Garden Apprenticeship opportunity focusing on Ecological Horticulture, providing training in the concepts and practices of organic gardening and small-scale farming.
Topic: Ecology; Agriculture; Soil science; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 30/09/2015
Duration: 300 hours of formal instruction and 700 hours of in-field training

M.Sc. in Agro-Environmental Management
Aarhus University, Danemark
This course aims to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of agro-ecosystem processes and the interaction between agricultural production, nature and environmental management, thus traning them to develop win-win solutions that tackle the challenges posed by climate change adequately and effectivelly.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: 15/09/2016 Application Date: 30/11/2015
Duration: 2 Years

M.Sc. in Agrobiology
Aarhus University, Danemark
Acknowledging the challenges climate change and population growth pose to agricultural production, this course aims to qualify students to find solutions that increasefood production in scale and efficiency, while at the same time protecting animal welfare, the environment and natural resources.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology
Starting Date: 15/09/2016 Application Date: 30/11/2015
Duration: 2 Years

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Plant Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences — Penn State University
The programme deals with topics ranging from production and management systems related to agronomic and horticultural crops, plant biotechnology and breeding, crop physiology, ecology, agroecology, and other aspects of general plant science.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: 02/05/2016 Application Date: 30/11/2015
Duration: 3 Years

Master of Science in Agroecology
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
The programme aims to educate students to become agroecologists who will contribute to developing future food systems that take into account all related aspects such as production and economies, environmental impacts, and social equity issues.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Food security
Starting Date: 15/08/2016 Application Date: 01/12/2015
Duration: 2 Years

Master’s of Science in Plant Breeding and Genetics
Colorado State University
A Master’s of Science in Plant Breeding and Genetics is being offered at Colorado State University by the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. This research program investigates plant breeding methodologies (commonly involving biotechnologies such as molecular marker mapping, quantitative trait locus analysis, and marker-assisted selection), cytogenetics, quantitative and population genetics, physiological and statistical genetics, disease and insect resistance, and improving the nutritional value of crops.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Biodiversity; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/04/2016
Duration: 2-2½ years

Master of Science in Environment Water Management ( Full-time/Part-time)
Cranfield University
Cranfield University offers a Master of Science in Environment Water Management providing students with essential skills and knowledge required to solve complex problems involving vulnerable wildlife and their habitats, water supply, irrigated agriculture, industry, recreation and the natural environment.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:  Full-time MSc - one year, Part-time MSc - up to three years

Master of Science in Community Water and Sanitation (Full-time/Part-time)
Cranfield University
A Master of Science in Community Water and Sanitation is being offered at Cranfield University. This programme provides students/ participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to plan and implement, with communities, water supply and sanitation projects and programmes worldwide, particularly in less developed countries.
Topic: Awareness raising; Food security; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: Full-time MSc - one year, Part-time MSc - up to three years

Short Course in Land Rehabilitation: Reclamation and Restoration
University of Pretoria
This Short Course in Land Rehabilitation: Reclamation and Restoration is being offered by the University of Pretoria that teaches the principles of rehabilitating the natural environment disturbed by any development such as surface mining, improper agricultural land management practices or any form of pollution.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Awareness raising; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: 04/11/2015 Application Date:
Duration: 3 days

Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
This master program supports the need for competence to meet the millennium development goals for water and sanitation. The program gives a broad introduction to sanitation engineering, water and associated health issues.
Topic: Ecology; Drought; Water management
Starting Date: 04/01/2016 Application Date: 01/12/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Ecology
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
This Master's programme qualifies students for tasks related to environmental monitoring, research and education, sustainable forestry and agriculture, biological conservation, bioethics, and a range of technical professions. As it has a strong research emphasis, it can be the basis for further PhD studies.
Topic: Ecology
Starting Date: 01/08/2016 Application Date: 01/12/2015
Duration: 2 Years

Master’s of Science in Environmental and Natural Resources in Agriculture
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Advance School of Environmental Studies offers a Master’s of Science degree in Environmental and Natural Resources in Agriculture. This program provides students/ participants with greater understanding of processes concerning environment, agriculture and ways to improve these processes in order to preserve a sustainable agricultural environment today and for future generations.
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Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 3 years

IWC Integrated Water Management Programs
International Water Centre
The Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) prepares students to become pioneers of water leadership by following an interdisciplinary approach by integrating topics such as the environment, politics, law, science, culture, engineering, economics, health and society into water management.
Topic: Water management
Starting Date: 02/02/2016 Application Date: 30/11/2015
Duration: I year

Master’s of Science in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems (EUR-Organic) (Double Degree) (EN).
Aarhus University (Denmark)
Aarhus University (Denmark ) offers a Master’s of Science degree programme in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems (EUR-Organic) (Double Degree) (EN). Students completing this degree can expect to gain a greater understanding of current global problems as well as play a vital role in finding sustainable solutions.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Agriculture
Starting Date: 15/09/2016 Application Date: 30/11/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master's of Science in Watershed Science
Utah State University
Utah State University offers a Master’s degree in Watershed Science allowing students the opportunity to integrate physics, chemistry, and biology to understand watershed systems. Students in the program study water-related physical processes, including climate, surface and ground water, river formation, soil sciences, and water chemistry.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Water management; Soil science
Starting Date: 31/08/2016 Application Date: 15/06/2016
Duration: 2 years

Postgraduate course: Recovery of Contaminated Soils (in Spanish)
Iberoamerican University Foundation (FUNIBER)
A postgraduate programme providing the tools for a study of the environment and, through sampling and analysis, developing a hazard map to establish corrective measures or to draft a recovery plan for a site.
Topic: Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1-3 months (100 hours)

Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Nature
Wageningen University
Wageningen UR offers a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Nature. The Bachelor Forest and Nature is about understanding and managing forest and nature, and social aspects of nature. This allows students to contribute to sustainable management, academic research and conservation.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 3 years

Master’s of Science in Water Resources Management
University of Wisconsin- Madison
The University of Wisconsin – Madison offers students an opportunity to earn a Master’s of Science Degree in water Resources Management. This Programme integrates the biological and physical sciences (which identify and measure problems) with engineering (which provides technological alternatives), law and the social sciences (which assess needs and potential for institutional response).
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Water management; Forests; Biodiversity
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/12/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Environment and Resources
University of Wisconsin- Madison
The University of Wisconsin – Madison offers students an opportunity to earn a Master’s of Science Degree in Environment and Resources. This is an interdisciplinary program for graduate students who need the flexibility to customize a course of study appropriate to the environmental problem that interests them.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Biodiversity; Land degradation and restoration
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/12/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Water Resources Management
University of Las Vegas Nevada
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, offers a Master of Science in Water Resources Management, which is a technically and scientifically based program that blends the physical aspects of the hydrologic sciences with policy and management issues.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Water management; Biodiversity
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration: 2 years

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
University of New South Wales
The University of New South Wales offers a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management containing a core sequence of compulsory courses, a choice of disciplinary Majors and choices from a group of electives. This degree will provide students with a strong education in the skills and knowledge necessary to work or carry out research as an environmental scientists.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: Application Date: 30/11/2015
Duration: 3 years

Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Environmental Science
Brandon University (Canada)
Brandon University (Canada) offers a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Environmental Science providing students with the scientific background knowledge necessary to address environmental issues such as pollution, climate change, resource management, and the conservation of wildlife and their habitats.
Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: 04/01/2016 Application Date:
Duration: 4 years

Master's of Science in Soil and Crop Science
Cornell  University
Cornell University offers a Master’s in Soil Science at the Ithaca Campus (New York). In this program Students/ Participants have the opportunity to do a concentration in Agronomy, environmental information science, field crop science and or soil science. Students will also benefit from modern and diverse agronomic research facilities air conditioned eleven story research tower, growth chambers and greenhouses.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date: 01/12/2015
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Master’s of Science in Poverty Reduction : Policy and Practice
SOAS, University of London
SOAS University of London offers a Master’s of Science in Poverty Reduction consisting of modules that draw on a range of disciplines relevant to the challenges of poverty reduction, including economics, political economy, social development, management, natural resources management and law.
Topic: Poverty reduction/Development; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 02/08/2016 Application Date: 02/11/2015
Duration: 2-5 years

Master’s of Science in Environmental Economics
SOAS University of London
SOAS University of London offers a Master’s of Science in Environmental Economics providing students with a sound theoretical base and practical appreciation of the concepts and methods of environmental and natural resource economics relevant to policy decisions and research. It is designed to suit students with a primary interest in environmental issues and public policy.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Funding and resource mobilization
Starting Date: 02/08/2016 Application Date: 02/11/2015
Duration: 2-5 years

Master’s of Science in Environmental Management
SOAS, University of London
SOAS University of London offers a Master’s of Science in Environmental Management that provides students with the necessary skills relevant to the management of natural resources and the formulation and implementation of policies that create environmental improvements at local, national and international levels, and in community, corporate and government organizations.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 02/08/2016 Application Date: 02/11/2015
Duration: 2-5 years

Master’s of Science in Sustainable Development
SOAS, University of London
A Master’s of Science in Sustainable Development is been offered at SOAS University of London. This program provides students with the skills to analyse and interpret current issues and debates related to sustainable development, enhance knowledge and understanding for decision- and policy-making on sustainable development issues, as well as research training and experience in relation to sustainable development.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Biodiversity
Starting Date: 02/08/2016 Application Date: 02/11/2015
Duration: 2-5 years

Graduate Degree in Water Resources Management
Oregon State University
Oregon State University offers a Graduate Degree in Water Resources Management that prepares students to undertake careers in managing water resources and in guiding or making water resource policy decisions.
Topic: Awareness raising; Water management
Starting Date: 29/03/2016 Application Date: 01/10/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Agricultural Entrepreneurship
University of the West Indies (MONA)
This Master’s of Science in Agricultural Entrepreneurship is offered by the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus). This is a full-time, practical-oriented Master’s Degree programme aimed at creating a new breed of agricultural practitioners/farmers in Jamaica and the Caribbean. The practitioners produced by this programme would be technology savvy, managerially strong, and capable of creating their own enterprises or successfully managing, rejuvenating or converting existing operations into viable and profitable businesses. This course is also intended to assist in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) aimed at assisting in the eradication of extreme hunger and to ensure environment sustainability.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Funding and resource mobilization; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering and Water Management
Buryat State Agricultural Academy (BSAA)
The Buryat State Agricultural Academy (BSAA) (Ulan-Ude, Russia) founded in 1931 as a higher educational institution in republic of Buryatia offers a Master’s of Science degree programme in Environmental engineering and water management. Students / participants also have the opportunity to complete a Master’s of Science in the following areas: • Agricultural Chemistry and Soil ( examining topics such as Soil, landscape mapping and ecological monitoring) • Agronomics ( General agriculture , organic farming,) • Forestry ( forest fire science and forest management )
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Forests; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 20/08/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Soil Science
Moscow State University
A Master’s Programme in Soil Science is being offered at the MSU Moscow State University named after Lomonosov M.V. I and is the oldest and largest Educational Centre of Russia. This program aims at providing students with fundamental knowledge in the field of natural science examining theoretical and methodical problems associated with the natural landscape, soil, vegetation cover, with the use of land resources and the development of advance environmental technologies. The Faculty of Soil Science also offers 4-year Bachelor’s Degree programmes (undergraduate), 5-year Specialist’s Degree programmes.
Topic: Soil science; Ecology; Awareness raising; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 29/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science Degree in Environmental Management
Saint Petersburg State University
Saint Petersburg State University offers a free Master’s of Science degree programme in Environmental Management. This Master’s degree programme is oriented in the management of the complex international environmental systems, aimed at conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems, and providing environmental protection and rational use of natual resources.
Topic: Biodiversity; Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 16/08/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s Programme in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science
Lund University
Lund University offers a Master’s Programme in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science, focusing on complex sustainability challenges e.g., climate change, food security, and biodiversity loss from local to global levels. Students/ participants can expect to build on their knowledge of present societal development patterns and the environmental problems as well as various approaches to formulate strategies for a sustainable future.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Food security; Biodiversity
Starting Date: Application Date: 16/01/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Water Resources Management
Water Resources Management Center  TIIM; TEMPUS
Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration (TIIM) in cooperation with Trans-European Mobility Programme for University Studies (TEMPUS) offers a 2 year Master's of Science Degree Programme in Water Resources Management that examines topics such as Water Resources, Hydrologic prediction of river water resources, and Evaluating Water Resources.
Topic: Awareness raising; Water management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 31/07/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master’s of Science in Sustainability and Environmental Management
Middlesex University of London
Middlesex University of London offers a Master’s of Science in Sustainability and Environmental Management. This programme offers insight into the causes and solutions to a range of environmental issues. Students will develop the ability to evaluate the constraints and opportunities facing a variety of institutions and acquire the skills required to implement sustainable policies.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: Application Date: 18/09/2016
Duration: 1 Year

Master in Environmental Engineer and Sustainable Technologies (in Spanish)
University of Morelos, Mexico
This masters degree offered by the University of Morelos, in Mexico, is aimed at training students in research in areas related to sustainable environmental processes.
Topic: Ecology
Starting Date: 13/01/2016 Application Date: 23/10/2015
Duration: Two years

Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and Soil Science
Voronezh State University (Russia)
Voronezh State University (Russia) offers a Bachelor’s of Science Degree Programme in Biology and Soil Science examining topic such as; Soil Science and Ecology among many others interesting topics. Students / participants also have the opportunity to attain a Master’s degree, a Doctorate and even a specialist diploma field looking deeper into areas such as Land Resources and Land Resources Management in this field of study with Voronezh State University.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Soil science; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/05/2016
Duration: 4 years

Master’s of Science in Environmental Economics and Climate Change
London School of Economics
The London School of Economics offers a Master’s of Science Programme in Environmental Economics and Climate Change which enables students/ participants to develop important skills with practical applications, including:  A strong understanding of environmental and resource economics, its conceptual foundations and practical tools of analysis, including state-of-the-art quantitative methods  An ability to apply economic concepts and quantitative methods to the analysis, appraisal and valuation of a wide range of environmental problems and policies  An awareness of the importance of context, both from an institutional and policy perspective, when applying the concepts and tools of environmental economics  An in-depth understanding of climate change, including its scientific, economic and political dimensions
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: 22/09/2016 Application Date: 13/01/2016
Duration: 1 Year

Master of Science in Earth Science
University of Amsterdam
The University of Amsterdam offers a Master’s Degree Programme in Earth Sciences specifically developed to examine the issues of Global change, degradation and pollution of landscape, soil and water .Students/ professionals/ participants can expect to gain great knowledge on earth sciences with related fields in ecology, hydrology, environmental chemistry and human impact studies while understanding their complex interaction.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Water management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/05/2016
Duration: 2 years

Master of Science in Climate Change and Sustainability
Brunel University London
The Institute for the Environment at Brunel University offers a Master of Science in Climate Change and Sustainability developed around the latest academic research. It provides students with the knowledge to work on sustainability issues, while covering key areas, including energy, health, business, policy and technology.
Topic: Climate Change; Sustainability
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1-year full-time; OR 2-years part-time

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Sustainability and Decision-Making
St John's University
St John’s University at the College of Liberal Arts and Science offers a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Sustainability and Decision Making that emphasizes social sciences and the humanities, with a special focus on philosophical and theological perspectives. This interdisciplinary program allows students to examine the critical issues of climate change, pollution, and sustainability from moral, political, social, and scientific perspectives, while also developing the skills necessary to succeed in careers related to these fields.
Topic: Sustainability
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 01/02/2016
Duration: 4 Years

PhD degree in Development Studies at ISS, The Netherlands
The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) offers a four-year programme leading to the internationally recognized degree of Doctor in Development Studies. ISS research is clustered in four research areas: Economics of Development and Emerging Markets; Governance, Globalizaqtion and Social Justice; Political Economy of Resources, Environment and Population; and Civic Innovations Research Initiative.
Topic: Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 4 years

Master of Arts in Development Studies
The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
In this MA programme offered by the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), students will learn about the most recent theories and debates in one of these areas of specialization: Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies; Economics of Development; Governance and Development Policy; Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies; and Social Policy for Development.
Topic: Food security; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development; Gender
Starting Date: 05/09/2016 Application Date: 01/07/2016
Duration: 05 Sept 16 - 15 Dec 17

The Age of Sustainable Development
Columbia University
This free online course offered by Columbia University, gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development - that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.
Topic: Food security; Poverty reduction/Development; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: Self paced course

The Master's Program in Development of Arid and Semi-arid Zones (in Spanish)
Universidad Nacional de Salta, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Argentina
The Master's Program in Development of Arid and Semi-arid Zones aims at stimulating research and experimentation in the management of natural resources in arid and semi-arid zones. the programme provides the conceptual and methodological elements addressing the analysis of production systems in these areas.
Topic: Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Drought
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master’s degree in Drylands (in Spanish)
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina
This masters degree aims at training professionals from the production sector in the development of strategies and methodological approaches to production systems in the drylands.
Topic: Drought; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:

Short course: Managing for sustainable development impact (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
In this three-week course offered by Wageningen University students will strengthen their ability to play a significant role in managing for impact (M4I). Particular attention is given to the enabling environment in terms of capacities and conditions for M4I, including effective communication.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: 07/03/2016 Application Date: 20/10/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Short course: Horticulture sector development for emerging markets (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
This course aimed at technical staff, policymakers, scientists, private sector professionals and programme/project managers who want to develop the horticultural sector in their home countries, gives access to the latest insights of world leading Dutch knowledge organisations and private companies from the horticulture sector and covers the complete horticulture value chain.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Food security; Biodiversity; Water management; Soil science
Starting Date: 09/05/2016 Application Date: 20/10/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Short course: Governance & food safety in international food chains (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
This three-week course is aimed at business, civic society or government professionals engaged in food quality and safety management. It empowers students to manage food safety throughout the value chain.
Topic: Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Food security; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 07/03/2016 Application Date: 20/10/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Short course: Rights based approach to food and nutrition security
Wageningen UR
This course aims to provide professionals working in food and nutrition security and interested in a rights-based approach, with the knowledge, skills and motivation to strengthen, design and implement programmes and interventions using the rights-based approach.
Topic: Awareness raising; Food security
Starting Date: 25/01/2016 Application Date: 14/12/2015
Duration: Eleven (11) days

Short course on market access for food security
Wageningen UR
Today, markets are increasingly seen as a good instrument for poverty reduction and sustainable development. However, market failures and shortcomings often diminish the desired impact on poverty. Participants in this course will learn how smallholders can effectively engage in market development and how they can better access markets with their products.
Topic: Awareness raising; Food security
Starting Date: 30/11/2015 Application Date: 19/10/2015
Duration: Eighteen (18) days 

Short course: Governance of landscapes, forests and people (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
This course challenges forest and nature management professionals to adopt an integrative perspective, to look beyond the forest, and build bridges between the public and the private sector. It focuses on the development of institutional development at landscape level including multistakeholder platforms and networks, and financial support mechanisms to guide landscape dynamics on the ground
Topic: Forests; Awareness raising; Biodiversity
Starting Date: 04/04/2016 Application Date: 08/02/2016
Duration: Two weeks

Masters degree on Global Change Ecology
University of Bayreuth
The program is unique in Germany from the standpoint of content and with respect to international efforts. The goal is training of highly qualified leaders for tasks and problem solving in science, environmental protection, and with respect to political or economic decision making.
Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: 12/10/2015 Application Date: 18/07/2015
Duration: 4 Semesters

Short course: Wetlands, integrated water resources management and food security (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
This short course has been designed for wetland managers, river basin and land-use planners, policymakers, consultants, researchers and NGO representatives. It introduces the importance of wetlands in supporting food security and adapting climate change impacts.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Food security; Forests; Water management; Land management
Starting Date: 17/04/2016 Application Date: 20/10/2015
Duration: Two weeks

BA (Honours) Environmental Studies
Open University
This interdisciplinary degree explores the social, political, economic, scientific and technological issues at the heart of contemporary environmental debates such as climate change, air pollution, waste management, genetically modified food, over-fishing, renewable fuels, sustainability, and global trade.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Climate change; Biodiversity; Food security
Starting Date: 05/10/2015 Application Date: 10/09/2015
Duration: Part time – 6 years | Full time – 4 years

Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Studies
Open University
This interdisciplinary diploma will provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the social, political, economic, scientific and technological issues at the heart of contemporary environmental problems. It focuses on issues such as climate change, dwindling resources and the loss of biodiversity, examining how and why our environment is under threat.
Topic: Biodiversity; Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 05/10/2015 Application Date: 10/09/2015
Duration: Part time – 4 years | Full time – 3 years

Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Management and Technology
Open University
This interdisciplinary diploma explores how our activities influence the natural and built environments; how they influence what we do; and how we can design and adapt what . do to minimise excessive fossil fuel use, pollution and resource depletion
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 05/10/2015 Application Date: 10/09/2015
Duration: Part time – 4 years | Full time – 2 years

Water Security for Policy Makers and Practitioners short course
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
This course provides a variety of tools and analytical frameworks from a variety of disciplines and an extended understanding of this key national and global issue. Students will leave the course with an ability to critically assess and address current water security policy, to gain an appreciation of the relations between water security and energy, climate, food, human and national security.
Topic: Water management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 07/09/2015 Application Date: 24/08/2015
Duration: One week

Adaptation of biological rhythms on arid and semi-arid areas (in Spanish)
National University of Jujuy, Argentina
This postgraduate course takes place in San Salvador de Jujuy city (Argentina) and introduces participants to chronobiology in arid and semi-arid areas. It focuses on the description and analysis of the physiological basis and molecular mechanisms underlying biological rhythms in plants, insects and mammals in arid and semi-arid environments.
Topic: Biodiversity; Drought; Land management
Starting Date: 30/08/2015 Application Date: 29/08/2015
Duration: 80 hours (6 days)

Operationalising Equity and Justice in REDD+, PES and FLEGT
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
This course provides managerial level professionals with state-of-the-art knowledge, skills and tools needed to design, implement and monitor more equitable and just forest governance schemes.
Topic: Biodiversity; Climate change; Forests; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 24/08/2015 Application Date: 10/08/2015
Duration: Ten days

Comprehensive course for leaders and practitioners in climate change adaptation
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford
A joint venture between the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP). This is an intensive 3 week course covering a wide ranging curriculum of climate change adaptation.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 09/08/2015 Application Date: 31/05/2015
Duration: 3 weeks

Soils under global change (SOGLO) summer school 2015
Université catholique de Louvain
Human interventions on the soil system, mainly as a result of land use and land management, have now reached a level that soil forming processes are influenced over decadal timescales. This summer school will provide young scientists with an overview of the novel techniques that contribute to the quantification of weathering rates and cycling of major elements such as C and Si in the soil systems domain. The hands-on experience will allow young researchers to gain skills in these analytical techniques.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Soil science
Starting Date: 06/07/2015 Application Date: 15/06/2015
Duration: 5 days

Climate Change and Development
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
The course is aimed at professionals who are not specialists in the field but who may have new responsibility or interest in the integration of climate change management into development planning, projects and policy.
Topic: Climate change
Starting Date: 29/06/2015 Application Date: 15/06/2015
Duration: One week

Policy Issues and Planning in Agriculture Sector
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
This course offered by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) teaches participants how to initiate policies that are critical for agriculture development and poverty reduction.
Topic: Agriculture; Poverty reduction/Development; Gender
Starting Date: 15/06/2015 Application Date: 15/06/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Short course: Competing claims on natural resources (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
Wageningen University has researched competing claims over natural resources at different landscape levels over the years and developed new analytical insights into land and resource conflicts. This two week course provides students with knowledge, tools and skills to design multiple stakeholder processes in order to deal with conflict, and aim at negotiated outcomes towards positive change.
Topic: Ecology; Forests; Climate change; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 26/02/2016 Application Date: 20/10/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Climate change adaptation in agriculture and natural resource management
Wageningen UR
Without appropriate responses, climate change is likely to constrain economic development and poverty reduction efforts. Participants of this short course will gain a better understanding of climate change issues, its causes, risks and implications for food security, agriculture and natural resource management, as well as concepts for adaptation and mitigation.
Topic: Climate change; Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 01/02/2016 Application Date: 21/12/2015
Duration: Twelve days

Agricultural Projects Monitoring and Evaluation
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
This course offered by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) introduces agricultural project monitoring and its evaluation for future development.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: 01/06/2015 Application Date: 01/06/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Postgraduate course: integrated management of insect plagues (Curso de posgrado: Manejo integrado de plagas de insectos)
Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia
This course takes place in Esquel (Chubut, Argentina) and it introduces students to the subject of forest health through plague management.
Topic: Forests
Starting Date: 02/11/2015 Application Date: 14/08/2015
Duration: 6 days

Environmental Impact Assessment and Land Reclamation
Institute for Capacity Development (ICD)
This course offered by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) teaches how to plan formal environmental impact assessments and how to evaluate suitable technologies for the remediation of different types of contaminated land.
Topic: Ecology; Land management; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 01/06/2015 Application Date: 01/06/2015
Duration: Two weeks

MSc on Integrated Drylands Management
United Nations University
A masters program that offers an intensive 3-week course in China and field research leading to the development of a Master’s thesis. The aim of this course is to advance human capital, and generate and adapt global knowledge for local solutions in drylands.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Drought; Climate change; Land management
Starting Date: 12/10/2015 Application Date: 15/07/2015
Duration: One year

BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology
Open University
This interdisciplinary bachelor degree course combines aspects of science, management, technology and social science to help students understand the environmental systems in which we live and work, and how we can improve the way we act within them.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: 05/10/2015 Application Date: 10/09/2015
Duration: Part time – 6 years | Full time – 3 years

Training School on Restoration in Mediterranean Drylands
The University of Lisbon and the Autonomous University of Madrid
The University of Lisbon and the Autonomous University of Madrid will be co-hosting a training school on ‘Restoration in Mediterranean Drylands’ from the 13th to the 21st of May 2015.
Topic: Drought; Land management
Starting Date: 13/05/2015 Application Date: 17/04/2015
Duration: 8 days

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law
The University of Malta (Malta) & University of Leuven (Belgium)
The University of Malta (Malta) & University of Leuven (Belgium) are assessing applications of interested students for the 2015/6 period for the Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: 14/09/2015 Application Date:
Duration:

Master’s degree in Science with Specialization in Environmental Systems, Emphasis on Sustainable Use of Water (in Spanish)
Centro del Agua para America Latina y el Caribe / Tecnológico de Monterrey
An interdisciplinary programme with a holistic approach to the integrated administration of water resources.
Topic: Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years)

Research Master (M2) on populations of the wildlife and halieutic spaces
Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso
this masters program gives the opportunity to students and professionals to improve their knowledge and expertise in the field of natural resources.
Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: 01/10/2015 Application Date: 15/06/2015
Duration: 1 year

Master of Science in Environmental Science,
State University of Bangladesh
The present decade is forecasted to be the decade of environment, as the issues relating to environment are to be the main concerns for the survival of humanity. The study of the environment is as much needed avenue these days, with increasing demand for environmentalists in government and development agencies.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date:
Duration: 16 Months - 4 Months

Monitoring & Evaluation Training Workshop
Capacity Africa Training Institute
Increase your project monitoring and evaluation skills for effective and successful project implementation while expanding your career opportunities with this certificate-level course offered by Capacity Africa Training Institute.
Topic: Awareness raising
Starting Date: 28/07/2015 Application Date: 28/07/2015
Duration: 4 days

MSc in Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development
Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare and the School of Agriculture of the University of Florence
Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare and the School of Agriculture of the University of Florence in Italy have announced the call for applications to the second edition of the MSc in Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development, scheduled in academic years 2015-2017.
Topic: Water management; Biodiversity; Ecology; Forests; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 10/07/2015
Duration: 2 years

Agrismundus masters programme
Agrinatura
This masters degree deals with topics of agricultural development and management of natural resources, and is oriented towards the tropics and developing countries.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date: 31/01/2016
Duration: Two years

Quantification of coverage types of soil by applying remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems techniques (Spanish)
Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (UBA)
This short university course introduces students to methodologies for quantifying land cover types by using remote sensing techniques and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) techniques.
Topic: Drought; Soil science
Starting Date: 16/07/2015 Application Date:
Duration:

Master of Environmental Engineering Management (in Spanish)
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
This masters degree course is based on the integration of prevention systems of atmospheric, water, soil and other resources' pollution. It provides students skills for remediation of environmental damage, sustainability, policy and management for implementing environmental solutions.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master’s degree in natural resources and environmental territory management (in Spanish)
Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Paraguay
Master’s degree focusing on the sustainable use of natural resources and environmental management.
Topic: Ecology; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: 02/07/2015 Application Date: 26/06/2015
Duration: 2 years

Online Masters degree in Organic Agriculture (in Spanish)
The International Institute for Environmental Training (IIFA)
This international online Masters offered by the International Institute for Environmental Training (IIFA) aims at expanding students´s knowledge as regards organic agriculture production. s
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 12 months

Proposal Writing & Fundraising Training Workshop
Capacity Africa Training Institute
Learn about sustainable strategies, why and how organizations must enhance their skills and capacity on fundraising and proposal writing. In this course students will be equipped for the emerging and modern trends in proposal writing and fundraising today.
Topic: Awareness raising
Starting Date: 15/07/2015 Application Date: 15/07/2015
Duration: 4 days

Master’s Degree in Soil Sciences (in Spanish)
Universidad Austral de Chile
This program focuses on the management and conservation of soil and water, soil fertility and plant nutrition.
Topic: Drought; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Specialization on Environmental Management (in Spanish)
Fundación Universitaria Área Andina, Colombia
A specialization aiming at providing skills for the strategic management of the environment from a sustainable development perspective.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year

Course on Ecology and Environmental Management (in Russian)
Yaroslav the Wise Novgorod State University (NovSU)/ School of Agriculture and Natural Resources
This intense course prepares specialists in the field of ecology. Students will focus on environmental safety, biology and geochemistry of biosphere, and other related issues.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:

Master’s Degree in Environment and Development (in Spanish)
CETYS Universidad Posgrado, Mexico
A Master’s degree preparing professionals to conduct applied research on environmental issues.
Topic: Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development; Awareness raising
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: In total 14 courses

United Nations University - Land Restoration Training Programme (UNU-LRT)
The United Nations University Land Restoration Training Programme (UNU-LRT)
The United Nations University Land Restoration Training Programme (UNU-LRT) offers training in restoration of degraded land and sustainable land management. The programme is based in Iceland and is implemented jointly by the Agricultural University of Iceland and the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland.
Topic: Land management; Drought; Awareness raising
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: Six months

Master’s Degree on Sustainable Development and Environmental Management (Spanish)
Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia
This programme provides a holistic view of sustainable developmental, environmental management and natural resources management.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Climate change; Biodiversity; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years)

Online Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development and Environment (Spanish)
Universidad de Manizales, Colombia
A Master’s programme focusing on economic development from a humane and social perspective, with special emphasis on environmental issues that are common in Latin American countries.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Biodiversity
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years)

Short course: Rural entrepreneurship (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
This course on rural entrepreneurship to be held in Ghana centres around the Chain Wide Learning methodology (CWL). It allows students to get familiar with business planning tools to ensure that (new) business ventures are based on sound business principles to reduce poverty, increase food security and reduce unemployment.
Topic: Awareness raising; Gender; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations
Starting Date: 13/06/2016 Application Date: 20/10/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Online Master’s Degree in Environment and Natural Resources Management (Spanish)
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
This Online Master’s Degree aims at providing specific knowledge in the area of natural resources and environmental management.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Forests; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1-4 years

Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development (Spanish)
Universidad del Valle, Colombia
This master’s degree aims at promoting a shift in the dynamics between society and ecosystem, with special focus on strengthening citizens' involvement in bioethics.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date: 28/05/2015
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years)

MSc Management of Natural Resources and Bioversity
Haramaya University (Ethiopia)
The objective of this master course is to build capacity of executive at national and regional level in order to develop national and regional policies for sustainable management of natural resources and biodiversity.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Land management; Soil science; Funding and resource mobilization
Starting Date: Application Date: 15/10/2015
Duration: Five years

MSc Agrometeorology and Risk Management
Haramaya University (Ethiopia)
This masters program is designed to impart to graduates knowledge and skills in climate sciences and its applications, to facilitate an interdisciplinary understanding of climate science, society and policies.
Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date: 15/10/2015
Duration: 4 Semesters

BSc Degree in Plant & Soil Science
University of Aberdeen
Soil Science at Aberdeen is the only Plant & Soil Science degree in the UK. The interaction between plants and soils is the basis for sustainability in all natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Awareness raising; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 3 years

Short course: Plant variety protection (Scholarships available)
Wageningen University
This course offered by Wageningen University aims at facilitating the introduction and practical implementation of Plant Breeders’ Rights in countries where legislation on this matter is being developed or has recently been passed.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Food security; Ecology
Starting Date: 13/06/2016 Application Date: 20/10/2015
Duration: Two weeks

Masters degree in Engeneering and Water Management (Master en Ingeniería y Gestión del Agua)
Escuela de Organización Industrial
This programme prepares students to become specialists in the fied of engeneering and water management.
Topic: Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 Academic Year (October-July)

PhD in Agricultural Sciences (Doctorado en Ciencias de la Agricultura)
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
This programme aims at preparing scientists to conduct work and innovative research to strengthen the relation between people and the environment.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 6 to 8 semesters (3-4 years)

Maestría en Población y Desarrollo (in Spanish)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (Mexico)
A multidisciplinary Master’s degree focusing on the relation between demography and political, social, cultural and economic processes. The programme offers several areas of investigation, including Population and Environment, which explores the dynamics of population and territorial and natural processes, such as climate change, desertification, erosion and water management.
Topic: Drought
Starting Date: 01/09/2016 Application Date: 04/11/2015
Duration: 2 years

Master 2 Economie territoriale et développement, parcours Conduite de projets de développement territorial
Faculté d’Economie de Grenoble (France)
Online professional master organized by the Faculté d’Economy de Grenoble and the Institut d’Urbanisme de Grenoble (France). The masters main theme is projects of territorial development.
Topic: Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 16/05/2015
Duration:

Environment, Development and Peace
University for Peace
This master course in Environment, Development, and Peace (EDP) provides comprehensive training on issues related to sustainable development, environmental governance, natural resource management, and environmental conflict management, from both ecological and social perspectives.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Water management; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 30/05/2015
Duration:

Máster Universitario en Gestión Sostenible de la Tierra y del Territorio
La Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
The Master's degree addresses the institutional and legislative framework for land management, taking into account the major economic, social and environmental changes and their impact in land.
Topic: Drought
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master en Energías Renovables en Sistemas Eléctricos, España
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
The Master's Degree in Renewable Energy offered by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, aims at training professionals who wish to develop their business in the field of renewable energies, taking into account the development and technological innovation of these emerging technologies.
Topic: Awareness raising; Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: 21/09/2015 Application Date: 04/03/2015
Duration: 1 year

Master of Science in Geoecology
Umeå University
Master of Science program trains young professionals and academics doing research and theory of Geoecology.
Topic: Climate change; Ecology
Starting Date: 31/08/2015 Application Date: 15/04/2015
Duration: Two years

Master of Science with a Major in Ecology
Umea University
Master of Science program trains young professionals and academics research and theory of ecology.
Topic: Ecology
Starting Date: 31/08/2015 Application Date: 15/04/2015
Duration: Two years

International Master's Program of Agricultural Economics
National Taiwan University
This international Master's programme seeks to promote leadership in agricultural policy and agribusiness management in order to strengthen dialogue between Taiwan and its diplomatic allies on agricultural management and policy planning.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 02/03/2015
Duration: 2 Years

United Nations University MSc in Sustainability (2015)
The Institute for the Advance Study of Sustainability of the United Nations University
The Institute for the Advance Study of Sustainability of the United Nations University offers a Master of Science degree in Sustainability in 2015, aiming at equiping students with the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to solving challenges of sustainability.
Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date: 27/02/2015
Duration: Annual tuition: 10,000 USD

Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law
University of Eastern Finland
The objective of this two year program in Finland is providing participants with professional skills in environmental law and policy.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date: 18/02/2015
Duration:

M.Sc. Food Safety and Quality
University of Nairobi
The Master's programme is designed to provide graduates with knowledge that will enable them to identify and solve problems related to enhancement of food safety and quality; with practical skills to enable them to develop, implement and audit food safety management systems. The programme also aims to develop human resources that will facilitate production of safe foods and enhance domestic and international market access.
Topic: Food security; Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date:
Duration: 2 Years (Full-time, Part-time, Open and Distance Learning (ODL) or E-Learning)

M.Sc. in Livestock and Production Systems
University of Nairobi
Aimed at breeding production system analysts, this programme seeks to equip students with knowledge and skills in livestock systems analysis that integrate components of production systems for sustainable use of resources and improved livestock productivity. Furthermore, students will learn to document, evaluate and monitor production systems. Besides that, personnell will be trained to undertake academic responsibility in research, consultancy and teaching in livestock production systems.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Water management; Land management
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date:
Duration: 2 Years

M.Sc./Ph.D. in Soil Science
University of Wyoming
Since Wyoming is a natural resources state with many energy extraction, mining, and wildland management issues, the programme addresses soil-related research questions and the socio-economic impacts that arise. The programme prepares students for careers with federal land management or conservation agencies state and federal regulatory agencies, mining and oil companies, environmental consulting companies, or scientific research organizations.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Soil science; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: See website

M.Sc./Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management
University of Wyoming
The Master's programme is designed to equip graduate students with the necessary tools to conduct scientific research on rangelands and watershed management, and to communicate with the public and potential clients. The Ph.D. program then allows graduate students to use the research skills acquired during the Master's to conduct research on a major question surrounding rangeland ecology and watershed management.
Topic: Ecology; Biodiversity; Land management; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: See website

Short Course: Sustainable Agriculture
Central Carolina Community College
The course addresses the high demand of sustainably-grown products and focuses on production that renews resources, taking into account environmental issues as well as the farming communities affected.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 Semesters

Master's Degree in Food and Agriculture (in Spanish)
University of Córdoba, Spain
This Master, offered by the University of Córdoba, Spain, gives students the opportunity to expand their knowledge, skills and capabilities to apply advanced technologies in the agri-food sector, while respecting the environment and ensuring food security.
Topic: Food security; Agriculture
Starting Date: Application Date: 07/03/2015
Duration: One year

Master's Degree in Global Change: Natural Resources and Sustainability (In Spanish)
University of Córdoba, Spain
This master, offered by the University of Córdoba, Spain, focuses on the main effects of global change on ecosystems. It presents different ways on how to realize a sustainable management of these.
Topic: Ecology; Biodiversity; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date: 07/03/2015
Duration: One year

Organic Farmer Training Program
Michigan State University (MSU)
The nine-month intensive training focuses on diversified production of vegetables, livestock, flowers, fruits and herbs for local markets and offers students a hands-on approach by involving them in farm management and decision-making as well as development of necessary farming and business skills and knowledge.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Awareness raising; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: 02/03/2015 Application Date:
Duration: 9 Months

Bachelor of Science in Organic Agriculture
University of Guelph
This programme offers students an integrated approach to learning in the rapidly expanding world of organic agriculture. Courses range from the agricultural sciences, the physical, and biological field.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security; Land management; Soil science; Water management
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date: 01/04/2015
Duration: 4 Years

Master of Science in Agroecology
Joint programme offered by 4 EU Universities
The programme seeks to examine interactions among agricultural, food and environmental sciences in a socially oriented and action driven perspective.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: 01/08/2015 Application Date: 01/03/2015
Duration: 2 Years

Masters in Environment and Natural Resources
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
The Masters in Environment and Natural Resources is a research and problem based programme that qualifies students for careers in environmental authorities, industries, as well as in research.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Agriculture; Forests
Starting Date: 01/08/2015 Application Date: 31/01/2015
Duration: 2 Years

Master's Degree Programme in Food Sciences (MScFood)
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
The programme aims at equipping students with scientific skills for research and development in the multidiscliplinary area of food science. The programme consists of two electives: Food Safety and Food Bioprocessing.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: 01/08/2015 Application Date: 31/01/2015
Duration: 2 Years

Masters in Plant Production Science
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
The masters programme deals with topics ranging from molecular and cell biology to agroecology and food production systems and aims at providing students with an advanced understanding of the principles of sustainable plant production.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Land management
Starting Date: 01/08/2015 Application Date: 31/01/2015
Duration:

Master in International Land and Water Management
Wageningen UR
This programme focuses on the scientific analysis of land and water management issues at various scales, taking an interdisciplinary problem-oriented appraoch by integrating physical, technical, socio-economic and political dimensions to tackle land and water management and rural development.
Topic: Land management; Water management; Ecology
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date: 01/05/2015
Duration: 2 Years

B.Sc. in Sustainable Agriculture
University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies, Ghana
The Sustainable Agriculture degree programme aims at offering an interdisciplinary approach to the natural sciences (including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology and Physical Geography) and policy, governments, markets and conservation. It will allow students to develop skills and the interdisciplinary understanding needed to deal with agriculture and environmental issues.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:

MSc in Agronomy
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
The program will be fully involved in training and research, and, partly in extension activities of field crops production and management. The ultimate goal of the program is, therefore, to increase production and productivity of field crops in the region in particular and in the country in general (Ethiopia).
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Development
The American University in Cairo, Egypt
The Diploma in Sustainable Development considers the concept of sustainable development as an economic growth opportunity. It is designed for candidates who desire to make a contribution to the emerging field of sustainable development and it provides the student with multi-disciplinary background in areas such as innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainable technologies, social and environmental policy.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:

Mestrado Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente
Universidade Federal do Ceará (Brazil) and the Universidade de Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)
This programme jointly offered by the Universidade Federal do Ceará (Brazil) and the Universidade de Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) has been developed with the aim of offering an adequate education to students who will then be able to adress environmental and societal problems in Cape Verde.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Environmental Conservation Professional Master's Program
University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA
Environment and Resources is an interdisciplinary program for graduate students who need the flexibility to customize a course of study appropriate to the environmental problem that interests them.
Topic: Biodiversity; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: Generally two to three years for full-time students

Master of Agricultural Science
The University of Melbourne, Australia
The Master of Agricultural Science will help you acquire sound knowledge that addresses the environmental, political and scientific challenges of international food security.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Science
The University of Queensland, Australia
The program will develop theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to meet the many global challenges associated with feeding the world, maintaining our environment and wildlife, biosecurity concerns, and competition for limited resources.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Maestría en Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
With this master program, students should be able to develop a thorough understanding of the analysis of complex relationships between climate-development and ecosystem-culture with the aim of studying the environmental national heritage and promote its conservation and its sustainable use.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master of Sciences in Environment and Natural Resource Management
Africa Nazarene University, Kenya
This programme aims to generate capable and creative graduates desiring to achieve a better quality of life, develop themselves and their societies through management of the available vast dryland natural resources.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Funding and resource mobilization; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Agricultural Food and Environmental Policy Analysis
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
The Master in Agricultural Food and Environmental Policy Analysis aims to provide high quality education in designing and assessing public policies targeted to the agricultural and food sector as well as the rural environment.
Topic: Drought; Food security; Biodiversity; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Earth Structure and Dynamics
Utrecht University
This programme addresses the composition, structure and evolution of the Earth’s crust, mantle and core. It links geological, geophysical, geochemical and geodetic observations made at the Earth’s surface to physical processes operating within the planet.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

M.Sc. Earth and Environment
Wageningen University, Netherlands
The Master Earth and Environment programme is part of the domain of natural sciences and therefore relies on tools provided by mathematics, statistics and computer science. It combines the Earth system's approach with profound disciplinary training, optimally preparing students for dealing with the complex scientific and societal issues of the future.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Biodiversity
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

M.Sc. Environment and Natural Resources
University of Helsinki, Finland
The international and interdisciplinary Master´s Degree Programme in Environment and Natural Resources (MENVI) aims to educate students into environmental experts so that they can handle challenges related to the environmental impacts of agriculture and food production, polluted soils, water quality, biodiversity decline, and other environmental issues.
Topic: Ecology; Funding and resource mobilization; Land management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

M.Sc. Land Management and Land Tenure
Technical University of Munich, Germany
The Master programme ”Land Management and Land Tenure“ provides the necessary theoretical and practical background for future experts in the field of land as a valuable and scarce resource that people need to grow food, to build cities, for investments as well as for housing.
Topic: Awareness raising; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1year and 6 months

M.Sc. Wetland Science for Pollution Control
Bangor University, UK
This programme will give students a thorough understanding of all aspects of wetland science required for understanding, design and construction of treatment wetlands for pollution control.
Topic: Ecology; Water management; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year

M.Sc. Wetland Science and Conservation
Bangor University, UK
This programme will give students a thorough understanding of all aspects of wetland science and ecology. Students will also gain experience and knowledge on the complex conservation, restoration and management issues associated with wetlands.
Topic: Ecology; Water management; Land management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year

MS.c. Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture
The University of Exeter, UK
This programme provides a multi-disciplinary training in sustainable agriculture and global food security. Research-led teaching in molecular plant pathology, plant sciences and microbiology is strongly supplemented by Rothamsted Research expertise in grassland management, soil science and sustainable farming systems.
Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Ecology; Food security
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year

M.Sc. Tropical Crop Management and Ecology
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
The study field is oriented on study of production and agroecology of tropical and subtropical crops and their traditional and ecologically sustainable cropping systems (e.g. agroforestry) as well as the modern production techniques (e.g. plant biotechnologies) including specific scientific disciplines, such as ethnobotany, chemoecology or fytotaxonomy.
Topic: Agriculture; Ecology; Land management; Soil science
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master in Development Practice
Sciences Po, France
Analyze and address cross-sector challenges to development, such as malnutrition, absolute poverty, energy regulation, climate change and infectious disease control. Program for professionals with substantial work experience.
Topic: Awareness raising; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year

Master in International Development
Sciences Po, France
This program combines intensive training in finance, economics, public policy, at the global to local level, project design, management and evaluation.
Topic: Awareness raising; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

Master in Environmental Policy
Sciences Po, France
This curriculum introduces the main concepts at stake in environmental sciences and sustainable development through high profile introductory classes in earth sciences, biodiversity and climate change.
Topic: Awareness raising; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 2 years

MSc Climate Change
The University of East Anglia
The MSc in Climate Change is based in the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the School of Environmental Sciences (ENV). The course is designed to provide you with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of climate change science, society and policy. The course content equips our graduates for careers in areas as diverse as government agencies, business consultancies and academia.
Topic: Climate change
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year

Master Oficial en Tecnologías Avanzadas para el Desarrollo Agroforestal
Universidad de Valladolid y Fundación Carolina, España
The rural world, and in particular the agroforestry sector, demand a harmonious development that integrates the new technological advances within a sustainable framework. Learn how to apply new technologies for the sustainable development of agro-forestry and agri-environmental systems with this master's degree offered by the University of Valladolid in Spain.
Topic: Food security; Forests; Drought; Water management
Starting Date: 01/09/2015 Application Date: 13/03/2015
Duration: 10 months

Climate change governance (with fellowships)
Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR
This course is designed to give participants a full understanding of climate change, its impacts and adaptation and mitigation concepts. It also builds their skills to apply tools for stakeholder engagement, policy influencing, advocacy and negotiation. The training approach is interactive and hands-on; it includes practical fieldwork and development of individual action plans.
Topic: Climate change; Awareness raising; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: 14/09/2015 Application Date: 03/08/2015
Duration:  14 - 25 September 2015

Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP)
The Graduate Institute Geneva
Designed for working professionals, this programme contributes to building capacity for sustainable and effective development activities that are equitable and respectful of cultural and social diversity. this program aims to strengthe analytical and leadership skills
Topic: Awareness raising
Starting Date: 01/08/2015 Application Date: 31/03/2015
Duration: 6 months

Post-graduate Diploma Programme in Poverty Analysis in Tanzania
The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) and Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) in partnership with the Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
The Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programme in Poverty analysis, launched with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), aims to train policy analysts and researchers who are actively involved in research on poverty, vulnerability and socio-economic security and development and/or in the design, implementation and evaluation of programmes aimed at reducing poverty and universalizing socio-economic security for the protection of the poor.
Topic: Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 Year

Water and Wastewater Engineering MSc/PgCert/PgDip
Cranfield University
Water is coming under increasing pressure from demographic and climatic changes. Develop your understanding of water and wastewater systems through innovative teaching, achieved by blending theory, application and practice!
Topic: Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: One year full-time, two to five years part-time.

Water Process - Advanced Professional Master (MTech)
Cranfield University
The MTech Water Processes is the ideal programme for individuals who want to make a real difference to delivering reliable water supplies, or to maintaining and enhancing river and ground water quality.
Topic: Water management
Starting Date: 15/10/2015 Application Date: 30/08/2015
Duration: 2 Years

Renewable Energy Technology MSc/PgCert/PgDip
Cranfield University
The MSc in Renewable Energy Technology develops professional engineers and scientists with the multidisciplinary skills and ability to analyse current and future energy engineering problems, and design and implement appropriate solutions, taking into account the social, environmental, technical, regulatory and commercial issues and constraints.
Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: One year full-time, two to five years part-time.

Environmental Risk Management MSc/PgCert/PgDip
Cranfield University
This MSc programme provides graduates with an in-depth understanding of the key tools, techniques and management concepts to expertly inform and influence environmental risk decisions on a local and strategic/national level.
Topic: Biodiversity; Climate change; Drought; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: One year full-time, two to five years part-time.

Health and the Environment MSc/PgDip
Cranfield University
This course promotes the development of holistic integrated strategies to tackle emerging environment and health issues.
Topic: Biodiversity; Drought; Water management
Starting Date: 15/10/2015 Application Date: 30/08/2015
Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time

United Nations University Intensive Core Courses (UNU-IC)
United Nations University - Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP)
Take this opportunity to expand your theoretical and empirical knowledge during the five-weeks intensive core courses organized by the United Nations University and focusing on the UN System and global challenges, global change and sustainability, international peace and security, and international co-operation and development.
Topic: Climate change; Biodiversity; Forests; Food security; Ecology
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 5 weeks

International Rural Development MSc RAC UK
Royal Agricultural University Cirencester UK
This course explores whether the current approach to food production and the management of natural resources is sustainable.
Topic: Food security; Land management; Funding and resource mobilization
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security MSc RAC UK
Royal Agricultural University Cirencester UK
The Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security MSc combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to meet the ever-changing requirements of a growing world population.
Topic: Food security
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:

MSc. In Water Science and Egineering / Agricultural Water Management for Enhanced Land and Water Productivity
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand / UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
In this masters degree course you will learn to deal with the scientific and engineering knowledge needed for the sustainable management of water for agriculture, learn about irrigation and drainage, agronomy, hydrology and hydrodynamics.
Topic: Food security; Drought; Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 20 Months

MSc. In Water Management / Water Resources Management
UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
This specialization is designed for engineers and managers responsible for planning, developing and implementing water resources projects and programmes.
Topic: Water management
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration:

MSc. Environmental Science / Environmental Technology for Sustainable Development
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand / UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands
In this course 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.
Topic: Forests; Water management; Biodiversity
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 20 Months

MSc. Climate Change and International Development
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
The MSc Climate Change and International Development degree has been designed to meet the career needs of people working in international development and climate change policy and practice. The course will cover a range of issues surrounding international and local dimensions, particularly the questions of mitigation and adaptation in resource-poor and vulnerable settings.
Topic: Climate change
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year (full time) or 2 years (part time)

MA Agriculture and Rural Development
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
The MA Agriculture and Rural Development offers cutting-edge insights and skills on the linkages between agriculture and rural development. As these topics have moved back to the top of the international development agenda, the Masters provides first-class training on how agriculture can contribute to poverty alleviation and rural development in low income countries.
Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: 1 year (full time) or 2 years (part time)

MSc Integrated Resources Management
United Nations University (UNU) Flores / TU Dresden, Germany
NU-FLORES will engage in postgraduate education in line with its mandate and in cooperation with its partners. A Master of Science (MSc) programme will be established in cooperation with TU Dresden aiming at providing a solid understanding of all aspects of integrated resources management.
Topic: Drought; Water; Food
Starting Date: Application Date:
Duration: See Website

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