M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Management and Policy

24 months
14582 EUR/year
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The International Master’s Programme in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University enables graduates to inspire and drive change by developing their abilities to evaluate, design, and implement management and policy responses to complex environmental challenges.


The International Master’s Programme in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University's students are challenged to develop professional skills, knowledge and networks in close collaboration with industry and society – to this end, the EMP is set up to convey a detailed and methodical understanding of technical systems.

Our teaching approach is characterized by a multidisciplinary and multicultural classroom - features that apply to both teachers and students – contributing to a creative atmosphere that pervades the whole of the institute.

Programme structure

EMP courses are allocated to five major blocks:

  • Courses teaching knowledge and skills fundamental for all sustainability professionals
  • Courses related to Corporate Environmental Management
  • Courses related to environmental policy at urban, regional, national and international levels
  • Elective courses that allow students to choose between going deeper into environmental policy or environmental management, including team-based consulting or an internship
  • Capstone courses that allow for a focused specialization built on applying all preceding learning in the programme to specific tasks and circumstances

Career prospects

An EMP MSc graduate will have opened the door to a wide range of environment- and sustainability-focused careers on the international. Our alumni have taken positions in industry, consultancy, government, EU bodies, NGOs and international organisations such as the UN, the World Bank and the OECD. Several graduates have continued as entrepreneurs, or have enrolled in PhD programmes and then pursued academic or business careers. In effect, our alumni are integrated into all relevant professional sectors related to sustainability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Science and the Anthropocene
  • Conceptualisations of Sustainability
  • Fundamentals of Technical Systems
  • Fundamentals of Economics and Economic Evaluation of Environmental Change
  • Analytical Methods for Systemic Assessment of Products and Services. Lifecycle Assessment
  • Environmental Law and Policy in Practice
  • Environmental Management and Strategy in Practice – Business Consulting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) of at least 180 credits or the equivalent foreign degree from an internationally recognised university.
  • The final selection is based on academic grades and relevant work experience in addition to the statement of purpose written by the applicants and recommendations given.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14582 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29164 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 300 000

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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