Environmental and Energy Management

Master's Programme environmental and energy management

Are you interested in building a career in the field of Environmental, Energy or Water Management? And do you like to share and exchange knowledge with an international group of students? Then the Master of Environmental and Energy Management could be of interest for you.

The Master of Environmental and Energy Management programme (often referred to as ‘MEEM’) is a one-year, fulltime programme offered by CSTM – the Twente Centre for Studies in Technology and Sustainable Development at the University of Twente. Since the year 2000, many people have participated in the programme, representing over 40 nationalities.

Location Leeuwarden

Did you know the Master Environmental and Energy Management is based in Leeuwarden? It is a lovely city in the North of the Netherlands. Just a two hour drive from Enschede (location of the University of Twente) and 1,5 hour drive to Amsterdam.

focus and disciplines

The Master of Environmental and Energy Management deals with the various aspects involved in public or private environmental and energy management. The aim of the programme is to prepare future decision-makers in companies, government and non-governmental organisations to analyse and act in an environmentally pro-active way when deciding about policy, production and resource utilisation. The overall goal is to broaden the scope of knowledge and skills of participants, contributing to capacity building in the field of sustainable development

On our website you can find detailed information on, among other things, the master’s programme (programme structure, how to apply, requirements etc.), its alumni and their opinion about the programme, the organisers and their areas of expertise, and the location of the programme.


  • Environmental Management
  • Energy Management
  • Water Governance


Please note that unfortunately it is not possible to apply for the MEEM using the online application tool (Osiris) on the general website of the University of Twente. Our apologies for this inconvenience. If you do want to apply online, then please scan the application form and the required documents and send them to us via email: meem@utwente.nl. Additional information about the application procedure can be found here.


Tuition fee for the programme is EUR 12,500 for the year. This includes course materials, site visits and social events. It does not include living expenses like rent, insurance, food, pocket money and the costs for the visa and residence permit. It is the applicant’s own responsibility to raise these funds.

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MEEM will be a funded programme!

Great news for Dutch and other European students: MEEM will be a funded programme in the near future. That means that people from the EU/EEA pay the regular tuition fee. For the academic year 2016-2017 that is EUR 1.984,- For more information contact the programme coordinator: meem@utwente.nl
Environmental and Energy Management
1 yr
EN 100%
Starting date
1 September 2016
Master’s degree in Environmental and Energy Management
Certification: MSc
Part-time programme available
Numerus fixus
Does not apply for the programme
November 2016
Master's Open Day
Want to experience the university? Visit the Master's Open Day on 17 November, 2016! Sign up to get an email when you can register.


We'll let you know when you can sign up. See you in November! Be sure to look into being a student for a day to get an even better image of what it's like to study at the University of Twente.

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Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

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