Sustainable Territorial Development (STeDe) Master aims to create experts in the area of sustainable territorial development.
More concretely it trains professionals to be able to help organizations acting in the territory (enterprises, local communities, civil society organizations) to draft sustainable development policies for economic, social, environmental, international and intercultural management.
The Master concerns the economic competitiveness, social inclusion, environmental protection, international cooperation and intercultural relation challenges of territorial development focussing not only on local communities, but also on enterprises, non-state actors and civil society organizations.
It also aims to offer an example of sustainable territory involving all local organizations, which should have human resources available and able to promote sustainable development.
The Master refers to the ability of:
Job opportunities for alumni could be found in all sectors where sustainable development actions should be implemented, in particular at territorial organizations responsible for the creation of sustainable territories (territorial communities, enterprises, non-state actors and civil society organizations, local governments), the central government and international organizations.
Potential posts are: environmental adviser; sustainable development manager in local communities, public administrations, enterprises, civil society organizations & local governments; representative within local public institutions, national and international institutions, enterprises, trade unions & professional bodies.
Candidates with education in human and social sciences (economics, geography, development, management, law, etc.) or hard sciences (agriculture, environmental sciences, engineering, etc.) will be accepted to the Master. A basic knowledge of economics will be appreciated.
A good command of English and/or French, both spoken and written, is required. Students without a good command in one of the two languages, will be requested to attend a compulsory language training, outside the curriculum.
Please note that:
Master Scholarships - Erasmus Mundus Students Scholarships
For STeDe Master course 10 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships Category A scholarships are available.
Category A Scholarships for Third-country nationals can be awarded to masters students from all countries other than the 27 EU member states and EEA/EFTA states: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
Furthermore, candidates must comply with the 12 months rule: they must not be a resident nor have carried out main activity (studies, work etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of these European countries.
Full scholarships consists:
For more scholarship information and application, see: Master Scholarships in Sustainable Territorial Development
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