M.Sc. On Campus

Sustainability Science

Leuphana University of Lüneburg

24 months
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A distinctive feature of the Sustainability Science programme at Leuphana University of Lüneburg is its balance between sustainable natural sciences and sustainable humanities.


The programme begins with an introduction which is themed to the disciplines of environmental and sustainability sciences. Common foundations of natural and social sciences are provided in the first semester’s introductory modules. 

Career Prospects 

  • The Masters programme in Sustainability Science from Leuphana University of Lüneburgprovides an academically grounded education in environmental and sustainable research on the master level. 
  • The goal is to provide the theoretical, methodological, organizational, and communicative skills that are necessary to develop, realize, and reflect on one’s own disciplinary and interdisciplinary research work and projects in the field of environmental and sustainability sciences. 
  • In addition, the degree program aims at enabling students to function as change agents and initiate, promote, and manage processes of transition towards sustainable policies in economic, scientific, political, and civil organizations as well as to evaluate the processes’ results and impacts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecosystem Responses to Chemical Pollution
  • Earth Systems and Climate change
  • Sustainable Chemistry 1: Concepts of Sustainable Chemistry
  • Market-oriented Sustainability Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecosystem processes: a biogeochemical perspective

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

  • The Masters programme is targeted at graduates with a bachelors or equivalent degree, who wish to expand their academic knowledge of environmental and sustainability sciences. 
  • It is not required that your previous degree was completed in environmental or sustainability sciences, nevertheless basic knowledge in at least one of the fields of sustainability sciences is necessary. 
  • The basic modules offered in the first semester have a convergence function and, therefore, students must be willing to collaborate at interdisciplinary level. Admission requirements include, among other aspects, adequate knowledge of the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Semester contribution: approx. EUR 360

Living costs for Lüneburg

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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