Interdisciplinarity as added value
The master’s programme in Environmental Systems Sciences/Economics provides you with an interdisciplinary approach to topical questions connected with climate change and its consequences. You can also adapt the study programme easily to suit your personal interests.
Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
You are interested in how the economy impacts on society in the context of climate change. For admission to the master’s programme you must have already completed a first degree in a relevant subject area.
Environmental Systems Sciences/Economics at the University of Graz
On the master’s programme, you will grapple with the economic effects, adaptations and regulations relating to current environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss.
Doctoral Programme of Philosophy – Faculty of Environmental and Regional Sciences and Education
The Doctoral Programme of Philosophy – Faculty of Environmental and Regional Sciences and Education allows you to develop your research interests further and to perfect your methodological skills. You will work independently to investigate academic questions and contribute to the development of knowledge and innovation in your subject area.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
When you graduate, your combination of economics expertise and the overarching environmental systems sciences element will enable you to work in traditional fields of economics, such as chambers of commerce and industry and other professional associations; banks; insurers; (international) companies and organisations; media and journalism; tourism; culture management; policy advice or management consulting. Alternatively, you will have opportunities in environmental, sustainability and project management; in planning and developing environmentally friendly products and processes; in environmental protection institutions; in the energy industry or in working on environmental sustainability audits. You will also be able to work in (non-)university research and teaching.
Anyone who is not a graduate of the subject-relevant bachelor’s programme at the University of Graz has to apply for admission to the master's programme.
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3 reasons to study at the University of Graz
Tackle problems facing the environment and their impact on the economy and society
Individualised focus of studies
The study programme can easily be aligned with your personal interests
Opportunities for interacting with working and research groups
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