University of Jyväskylä

Corporate Environmental Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English
Do you want to contribute in making business more sustainable? Are you interested in finding sustainability solutions for businesses and organisations? Do you want to be part of climate change mitigation? The Corporate Environmental Management Master’s Programme (CEM) from University of Jyväskylä enhances understanding and provides expertise on these issues and more.


The Corporate Environmental Management Master’s Programme offered by University of Jyväskylä is a sustainability programme with an environmental focus. It offers its graduates an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to environmental issues preparing the graduates to tackle these complex issues in working life.

The international learning environment provides skills for identifying and managing environmental impacts; promoting environmental sustainability in business; and innovating new business solutions and sustainable business models.Jyväskylä was the first university in in the Nordic region to offer a complete master's and doctoral programme in Corporate Environmental Management.


Graduates from the Master's Degree Programme in Corporate Environmental Management can work either in the public sector in public administration, municipalities, towns or environment centers, or in the private sector in companies. In addition, national and international non-governmental and other organisations are potential employers.

Job titles can be for example:sustainability expert/specialist/analyst, environmental manager/expert, sustainability project manager, sales and sustainability specialist, corporate responsibility reporting specialist, project coordinator, sustainability and biofuels expert, climate and energy consultant, energy trader, researcher; and entrepreneur.The graduates can also work in the field of environmental-related marketing, accounting, entrepreneurship, reporting and communications based on their own interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business, Society and the Environment
  • Material Flow Management
  • Material Flow Management, Computer Demonstrations
  • Managing a Green Organisation
  • Corporate Environmental Management, Project Work or Internship
  • Corporate Environmental Strategy and Marketing
  • Environmental Management in Networks
  • Climate Business
For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements


The admission requirements for the Master's Degree Programme in Corporate Environmental Management are:

1. Bachelor's degree

Bachelor’s degree (academic first cycle degree) in business studies, environmental studies, environmental technology, or in other applicable studies with good grades.

If the degree has not been completed at the time of application, an official university statement indicating the approximate date of graduation will be accepted. Admission of an applicant graduating after the application deadline is conditional until s/he submits the degree certificate. In case of a conditional admission, the previous degree must be completed by 30 June, 2017. An applicant who has been conditionally admitted must submit missing certificates at the latest on 17 July, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. (GMT +2).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Jyväskylä

  • 700 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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