Do you seek expertise in spatial management and sustainable development at the regional and local level (cities, rural areas, industrial districts, etc.)? Do you want to support policies that integrate economic, environmental, international, intercultural, territorial and context-driven dimensions? Are you fascinated by systems of governance and the importance of stakeholder participation?
The fourth semester is dedicated to an internship and a Master's thesis (30 ECTS) written at the university of the student's choice from among the three aforementioned universities and the Universidade Catolica Don Bosco in Brazil.
The extensive experience, international collaboration and multidisciplinary insights gained from the Erasmus Mundus Master in Sustainable Territorial Development, will open up new perspectives on the sustainability of territorial use and organization while introducing you to various policy tools and management strategies in divergent territorial contexts. A Bachelor's degree in the humanities, environmental sciences or engineering is required, as well as knowledge of French and English; basic knowledge of economics is also helpful.
This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.
The Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Sustainable Territorial Development programme is offered at KU Leuven.
Job opportunities for graduates may be found in all sectors where sustainable development actions should be implemented, in particular at organizations responsible for the creation of sustainable territories (communities, enterprises, non-state actors and civil society organizations, local governments), the central government and international organizations.Potential posts include: environmental adviser; sustainable development manager in local communities, public administrations, civil society organizations & local governments; representative within local public institutions, national and international institutions, enterprises, trade unions & professional bodies.
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This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Book IELTS
Candidates are requested to have a first cycle degree of 180 ECTS (licenciatura, academic bachelor degree, diploma di laurea di primo livello, licence) or an equivalent degree.
-the students' previous academic curriculum (ECTS and marks; minimum an 180 ECTS or equivalent degree is required),-their previous professional curriculum and relevant experience,-their language proficiency (English and French are required),-their motivations and the pertinence of their research interests,-their competence in economics.The previous curriculum will be evaluated on the basis of appropriate (translated) documents; the same goes for the competence in economics.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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