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International Master in Applied Ecology

University of Coimbra

24 months
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
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International Master in Applied Ecology from University of Coimbra aims to foster interdisciplinary training at a high academic level, within an extensively international context, and to form graduates with wide portfolios of conceptual and practical skills on different fields of applied ecology. 


At International Master in Applied Ecology from University of Coimbra graduates will be capable of devising original and new solutions to meet the challenges of evolving problems in applied ecology and to carry out a variety of environmental projects all over the world.

Students at International Master in Applied Ecology from University of Coimbra will gain knowledge in:

  • Ecological diagnoses about human-related or natural disturbances;

  • Dynamics and functions in both temperate & tropical ecosystems (terrestrial and aquatic);

  • Consequences of global change on the equilibrium of ecosystems;

  • Biodiversity assessment, conservation and management;

  • Ecosystem services: a price on biodiversity and natural resources;

  • Trade-off between human activities and conservation: the political and social complexity;

  • Environmental Policies & Economics in the management of natural resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Applied Ecology
  • Data analysis in ecology
  • Field Course in Mediterranean Ecosystems
  • Field Course in Tropical Ecosystems
  • Ecology of disturbed streams
  • Coastal and Marine Ecosystems-Field Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Motivation letter,

  • Degree certificate,

  • Transcript of records,

  • Two letters of recommendation (duly signed, merged  into 1 PDF, must be uploaded at the application platform),

  • Proof of identity (identity card or passport),

  • Europass Curriculum Vitae 

  • Recent photography 

  • Bachelor’s degree or a nationally recognized degree equivalent to 180 ECTS from a field in relation with the scope of the IMAE (for instance Ecology, Biology, Population genetics, Evolution or Environmental sciences). 

  • Fluent proficiency in English certified by an internationally recognized test, such as IELTS (6,5) or equivalent, like TOEFL (ibt 92, pbt 580), is required. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Coimbra

485 - 695 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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