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Urban Environment, Sustainability & Climate Change Master track

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Start dates
Rotterdam
October 2020

Rotterdam
October 2021

Rotterdam
October 2022

Program description

Urban Environment, Sustainability & Climate Change Master track

The Urban Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change programme is a specialisation track within the MSc in Urban Management and Development, which offers students the opportunity to learn to apply the most innovative analytical tools used to promote smart and resilient cities.

It focuses on how cities can achieve sustainability from a social, economic and environmental perspective, what are the most innovative initiatives being undertaken by green, sustainable and smart cities, which policy and financial instruments are most suitable to foster urban green growth, how to promote urban low carbon and urban circular economy initiatives, how to implement effective and efficient urban adaptation and mitigation initiatives, and how cities can achieve a higher level of resilience.

These topics are analyzed from different perspectives including governance and financial arrangements, the analysis of decision making structures and processes, the management of transition and change processes, smart city innovations, and monitoring and evaluation.

Admission requirements

This course is ideal for fresh graduates and working professionals with one of the following backgrounds:

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, Infrastructure, Natural resources, Political Science, Public Administration, Real Estate, Social Science, Urban Studies and Urban planning.

We welcome applications from prospective students with a wide variety of backgrounds, all related to the field of urban management and development. Each application is considered carefully, taking the individual potential of the applicant into account. Before you start your application, please read the application procedure and admissions information carefully. The requirements and the procedure apply to all six specialization tracks.


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Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB) is home to a vast diversity of study programs and scientific disciplines: Public Administration, Pedagogical Sciences, Psychology and Sociology. In addition, the Erasmus University College, IHS, and two research institutes RISBO and...


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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews

Max
(5)
This programme has provided me with the opportunity to work within diverse multi-cultural teams, and to explore and develop innovative strategies for urban development while interacting with local stakeholders of Rotterdam.
Max
(5)
This programme has provided me with the opportunity to work within diverse multi-cultural teams, and to explore and develop innovative strategies for urban development while interacting with local stakeholders of Rotterdam.

Contact info

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam
The Netherlands

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