M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Governance and Adaptation to Climate Change

Estonian University of Life Sciences

24 months
3800 EUR/year
3800 EUR/year
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The Environmental Governance and Adaptation to Climate Change course is a joint study programme between the Estonian University of Life Sciences and the University of Tartu.


The general objective is to prepare middle managers with comprehensive and specific knowledge and practical skills, who, as specialists, are able to take responsibility and make strategic decisions to formulate and implement environmental management and environmental policy at international level, considering the climate change and the European Green Deal.

If you are interested in the future of the world and want to have a say in the rapidly changing environment, then EGACC is the programme for you. The Environmental Governance and Adaptation to Climate Change degree from Estonian University of Life Sciences is an international programme designed to teach how to resolve social, environmental, and economic challenges the world is facing today. It covers a very broad field of subjects from policies and legislation to information technology and science in the light of various challenges caused by the climatic change. Waste issues, water shortage problems, global warming induced challenges are all the harsh reality we are facing today, and sadly it is getting worse tomorrow. 

Career prospects

As an EGACC MSc graduate you will be able to find career opportunities in broad range of sustainable economy and environment-related options world-wide. You can find a position in government, industry, EU bodies, NGOs. You can also pursue a career in international organisations like the World Bank and the OECD. You can also continue as an entrepreneur or enrol in PhD programmes to pursue an academic career instead.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • European Union Green Deal
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Pollutants in Environment and Ecotoxicology
  • Atmospheric and Climate Sciences
  • Material Cycles and Energy Flows 
  • Environmental Goods and Services
  • Blue-Green Infrastructures
  • Mineral Resources of Future and Mining Technologies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Admission deadlines: 

May 10 - non-EU candidates

May 31 - EU, UK, Georgian and Turkish candidates


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized and accredited university. In order to qualify for the studies at the Estonian University of Life Sciences, an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA during his/her last studies.
  • Completed application form (in Dream Apply);
  • Copy of their secondary school leaving certificate (applicants from non-EU countries). The copy must be certified by the issuing school or certified with an Apostille (please see also our country-specific requirements);
  • Copy of Bachelor's degree diploma together with the Transcript of Records/Diploma Supplement. 
  • Proof of English language proficiency (see below);
  • Copy of identification pages of the Passport;
  • One passport-size photo signed on the back.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3800 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 3800 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3800 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tartu

300 - 600 EUR /month
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