Sustainable Development Management, M.A. | Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences | Kleve, Germany
18 months
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The master’s degree programme Sustainable Development Management offered by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences integrates and connects the parts of economics and political science relevant to sustainable development.


Programme details

With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the international community has sent a strong signal for a new global partnership: developing countries, emerging countries and industrialized countries have agreed on 17 ambitious goals for sustainable global development (SDGs). To implement the 2030 Agenda, international organizations need highly qualified experts with a broad understanding of the diverse development topics and problems to implement projects.

These are supplemented by empirical methods and modules of project management. This combination gives you the necessary qualifications to help shape both the academic discourse on sustainable development and project practice. Our Sustainable Development Management course offered by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences based on the project cycle: You learn to successfully plan, implement, critically question and evaluate sustainable development projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Globalisation and Sustainable Development
  • Development Economics
  • Development Theories and Development Policy 
  • Elective 1
  • Impact Assessment and Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines



3 semesters of full-time studies


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A professionally qualifying first degree in the same or a related field to the desired master’s degree programme (required by § 49 section 7 of the Higher Education Act NRW(Hochschulgesetz));
  • The final cumulative grade for the professionally qualifying first degree must meet the minimum grade requirement set for the desired programme
  • English language certificate

Tuition Fee

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Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences does not charge any tuition. Students are obliged to pay an enrolment fee for each new semester: €321.32

Living costs for Kleve

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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