Programmes and courses – University of Copenhagen

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Educational opportunities

On this page you can find information on academic or professional programmes at University of Copenhagen that integrate sustainability issues. The list includes bachelor programmes, Master degreesand collaborative programmes with other universities.

Bachelor programmes (in Danish)

Master degrees

Master programmes (1 year or part time)

Collaborative programmes between UCPH and other universities

  • MSc Courses in Sustainability are offered at CBS in a collaboration with DTU and UCPH. Students are brought together and taught by faculty from all three universities. Students will be exposed to a systems thinking approach in relation to sustainability, drawing from business studies, engineering and science. Students from UCPH must apply for credit transfer at their local study board in advance.
  • The Global Environmental Governance program can be followed by students enrolled at a MSc program at a university in Denmark or abroad. Students participating in the GEG program will gain inter-disciplinary competences. They will learn social, political, legal, and natural science aspects of global environmental governance hereby complementing the professional skills taught in the master's program in which the student is enrolled.
  • Miljø og energiret (Danish only) is a part-time 2-year curriculum targeting people already working with energy or the environment. The programme offers a comprehensive understanding of the institutional and legal framework which determines the development of environmental and energy regulations at a national and international level, within the EU, and industry level.
  • North Sea Energy Law programme is an advanced part-time 2-year curriculum on energy law by the Universities of Groningen (the Netherlands), Oslo (Norway), Aberdeen (United Kingdom) and Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Stabilizing Kenya by Solving Forest Related Conflicts (STAKE) is a PhD programme between the University of Nairobi and Faculty of Law at University of Copenhagen. It seeks to improve our understanding of how to build inclusive governance that furthers stability and prosperity by investigating the drivers of forest related conflicts in the Mau Forest Complex, and the role of the Forest Act 2005 in changing patterns of conflict.
  • MSc Eng in Aquatic Science and Technology at DTU adresses the challenges associated with sustainable aquaculture and capture based production of fish and shellfish, small and large scale environmental change and the conservation of aquatic ecosystems.

On-line courses

  • Environmental Management in Europe is an interdisciplinary 15 ECTS online MSc course offered by the University of Copenhagen, with contributions from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, the University of Hohenheim and the European Environment Agency. The course can be followed from anywhere in the world.