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EnvEuro MSc with a major in Environmental Science

The perfect programme if you would like to have a double European Master’s degree that focuses on the relationships between natural resource uses in Europe and their effects on the environment and society.


Europe has a long history of intensive use of natural resources and lessons on misuse and overuse of land and water resources. This has forced Europeans to pay strong attention to environmental deterioration and ecosystem vulnerability. Europe is therefore at the cutting edge with respect to environmental research, its use in monitoring, control, legislation, policy and management actions, and development of environmental technology.  

This programme, which is a collaboration between four renowned European universities, gives you in-depth knowledge about the environment and the sustainable use of natural resources. All this studied with an international perspective based on environmental planning, management, assessment, research and sustainable development.   

The programme has six different specialisations to choose from of which three are available at SLU: water resources, soil resources and land use and environmental management. You will study your first year at one university and your second year at another, giving you a Master’s degree from both universities.  

Attracting students from all over the world, the EnvEuro programme will also give you the opportunity to build up a large network of contacts for the future. With a double Master's degree in environmental science, you will be able to work as an environmental science expert at universities, in governmental agencies, the private sector or NGO:s either in your home country or overseas. You will also be well equipped to continue your studies towards a PhD for a career as researcher or university lecturer. 


What makes the international Master's programme EnvEuro unique? 

  • You will earn a double degree in environmental science, with a European perspective.  
  • You will study at two top universities in Europe, with a large selection of courses to tailor your studies.  
  • You will get a large international network for your continued professional career.  


Application process 

Applications to the program with SLU as “home” (first year) university should be submitted to universityadmissions.se.  

If you want to study the first year at another of the EnvEuro partner universities, see  the webpage of the EnvEuro consortium for how to apply. 


Name: EnvEuro - European Master in Environmental Science
Level: Master
Language: English
Programme scope: 2 year, 120 credits
Next start: Autumn semester 2022
Study location: Uppsala
Pace of study: Full-time
Teaching form: Campus
Application deadline for international students: 2022/01/17
Application deadline for Swedish students: 2022/04/19
Application code for international students: 81051
Application code for Swedish students: 81033
Degree: Degree of Master (120 credits) with a major in Environmental Science.
Requirements: Equivalent to Bachelor´s degree, with specialisation in a natural science subject, such as Biology, Agricultural Science, Forest Science, Soil Science, Environmental Science or other.
This programme is taught in English.


Tuition fees: Citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees.
First semester: SEK 70 000 
Total: SEK 280 000


There are two admission rounds for this Master's programme. The first admission round is open to all international applicants at www.universityadmissions.se. The last date to apply is 15 January 2023. SLU strongly encourage all international students to apply in this first admission round.


The EnvEuro is a joint Master’s programme conducted by SLU Uppsala, Sweden, the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, the University of Hohenheim, Germany and BOKU, Vienna, Austria. In their first year, students will study at their home university – which in this case is SLU. In the second semester, students will then attend one of the partner universities where they will also conduct their Master’s project.

The programme contains the compulsory Environmental Management in Europe course which is taken by all programme students. It is a distance course at the end of the first semester. However, the course begins with a physical meeting in connection with the ELLS conference. It is also possible to participate via video. During the conference, students will be able to meet other students, teaching staff and administrators from all four universities.

In the first semester, students select basic courses from a wide range of subjects, however the range will vary depending on the EnvEuro specialisation chosen (see the EnvEuro consortium's website).

In the second semester, students select courses within their chosen specialisation. The third semester is spent at one of the partner universities where they will continue with the same or a different specialisation.

In the final semester, students will complete their Master’s project. Students will be awarded a double degree in environmental science issued by both the home and host university.

Information about the partner universities, courses and specialisations can be found on the EnvEuro web pages.

Visit the student pages to find out more and read the syllabus.


Graduates of the EnvEuro programme have continued onto doctoral studies or work as researchers or teachers at universities. Former students have also gone on to work as experts in environmental science in governmental agencies, the private sector or NGOs.

Studying abroad provides students with the opportunity to develop their intercultural skills, build professional networks and increase their knowledge of environmental science.

Degree awarded

Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a Major in Environmental Science.


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Uppsala is Sweden’s fourth largest city, and the hub of SLU’s educational activities. Located just outside of the city centre, SLU’s Uppsala campus is spacious, leafy and picturesque. It is a fitting setting for Sweden’s only agricultural university, and possibly the most research-intensive of all universities. With two universities located in Uppsala, students can enjoy a lively, dynamic and stimulating atmosphere. 


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