In order to qualify for participation in the Master's programme Environmental and Energy Management, applicants should fulfil the following requirements:

  1. Applicants for the master’s programme should have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university or accredited academic institution in a discipline related to that of the master’s programme (certified copy of a diploma together with the official transcript of academic records)
    Work experience is recommended or, depending on disciplinary background, required (see next section).
  2. Sufficient mastery of the English language, to be proven by one of the following official test score documents:
    1. Academic IELTS overall band score of at least 6.5
    2. TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT) of at least 90
    3. Cambridge CAE-C (CPE)
  3. Letter of motivation (max 1,5  page)
  4. Contact information of two references (reference letters are not required)
  5. A resume, summarizing educational career and working experience
  6. An interview with the pre-master committee can be part of your selection procedure. A pre-master's programme is a transfer programme for students who wish to obtain a university master's degree, but who cannot be admitted directly due to their educational background. Students with a related previous education can, under certain conditions, enrol in a pre-master's programme to obtain sufficient knowledge and skills to be able to participate in the master's programme.


With respect to the disciplinary background and work experience mentioned above, the following criteria apply:

  1. Admission based on relevant disciplinary background 

    Candidates with a Bachelor in the following fields can be admitted:
    1. Natural, Technical and Environmental Sciences
      Bachelors in the field of Engineering Sciences, Technical Sciences, Natural Sciences (chemistry, physics, geology, biology, ecology, etc.), Environmental Studies / Sciences, Agricultural / Forestry Sciences, Earth Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Health Sciences.           
    2. Social Sciences
      Bachelors in the field of Business / Business Administration / Commerce, Policy Studies / Political Science, Economics, Law, Management / Accounting Sciences, Public Management, Environmental / Natural Resource / Agriculture / Forestry Management, Public Health, (physical, regional, economic) Planning Sciences.
      (For applicants with an educational background in these areas, work experience is recommended.)

  2. Admission based on prior education plus expertise

    Candidates with other Bachelors in the Natural, Technical, Environmental or Social Sciences can be admitted based on at least 3 years of work experience that includes some tasks related to knowledge / skills covered in the Master of Environmental and Energy Management, or when there are several relevant items in the prior education.

  3. Admission based on work experience and Bachelor Degree

    Applicants with a Bachelor that is not in the Natural, Technical, Environmental or Social Sciences (here referred to as Human Sciences) can be admitted when possessing at least 3 years of directly relevant work experience. That is, the experience entails many tasks that relate to the skills and knowledge covered in the MEEM programme.


Starting dates and application deadlines

You can start in September. You may also want to check the application deadlines or directly proceed with the application procedure.


The admission committee will assess your documents. If the assessment is positive, you will receive a letter which indicates that you are qualified for the programme. With this letter you can apply for scholarships.

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