M.Sc. Environmental Science

  • On Campus
  • 20 months
  • EUR459 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR459 per Semester (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • French ( Find a course )
| Geneva, Switzerland
The Institute of Environmental Sciences (ISE ) of the University of Geneva jointly awarded with the Faculties of Science , Science of society , economy and management, a university Master in Environmental Sciences ( MUSE ) .



Organized by the Centre of Competence in Environmental Science, the Faculty of Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Science and Economics of the University of Geneva.
The programme is intended for those who wish to adopt an interdisciplinary approach to the study of how the environment functions, and how it interacts with humanity and human society.
Three specializations are possible: natural environmental science (bio-geo-chemical cycles, natural resources and biodiversity); climate and energy; globalization, urbanism and governance.

Length of programme: 4 semesters

This university course is designed for e -s- candidate wishing to study in an interdisciplinary approach the functioning of the environment and its interaction with human and society, and are destined for careers in the environment or extensive training.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • EUR459 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR459 per semester ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


*Tuition fees in the amount of CHF 500.- per semester (CHF 65.- in fixed fees and CHF 435.- in semester fees)

Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 20 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

The curriculum offers five specializations : "Biodiversity , ecosystems and society ", " Climate, climate impacts and governance " , "Sustainable development, urbanization and public action", " Energy ", " Water Science " .

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the French language. Find French courses on Language Learning Portal.


1. students who meet the conditions for enrolment at the University of Geneva may be admitted to preparatory studies for a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences. They must hold a Bachelor of Science or of Social Science and Economics from the University of Geneva or another institution, or a degree or certificate of training considered equivalent by the Institute's Academic Committee.
2. admission is granted on the basis of the candidate's experience. Candidates may be asked to do a maximum 60 credits of additional training. The Institute's Academic Committee shall decide on admission.

3. students must be enrolled at the University and registered at the Faculty of Sciences.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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