M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Sustainability and Education

University of Padua

24 months
2623 EUR/year
2623 EUR/year
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The Environmental Sustainability and Education programme from University of Padua offers a comprehensive view of the environment, key to modern naturalists, by combining theoretical knowledge with high-level scientific and practical training. 


Students of the Environmental Sustainability and Education programme from University of Padua will acquire advanced skills in the system analysis of the natural environment in a changing climate and will learn how to master the scientific method for research in natural sciences, the modern tools for environmental monitoring (e.g. remote sensing), data acquisition and statistical data analysis and storage, the principles and techniques of geological, floristic and faunistic investigation, and the methods for environmental impact assessments.

Career opportunities

Graduates work as life science specialists, biologists, botanists, and zoologists able to carry out natural resource census activities, design and implement monitoring plans, impact assessment, recovery and management of natural or semi-natural environments, draft thematic mapping (either biological or abiological), organise and direct scientific museums, aquaria, botanical gardens and natural parks. They can also be employed in the field of naturalistic and environmental education to produce educational materials – including multimedia support – for schools, universities, museums, parks, aquaria and botanical gardens, and design and manage naturalistic itineraries.

Programme Structure

  • 1st Year: Applied Statistics for Natural Sciences, Environmental Biogeography, Applied Ecology and Ecosystem services, Past Climate and Climate Change, Georesources and Geoheritage in the Anthropocene, Ethics and Environmental Economics
  • 2nd Year: Development, Adaptability and Resilience, Methods for Wildlife Monitoring, Remote Sensing of Environment, Conservation, Restoration and Remediation, Environmental Assessment and Evaluation

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

  • Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
  • A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Environmental Science and Technologies or related subjects is required, or proven skills in Mathematics and Informatics, Physics, General, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Life Sciences (Botany, Ecology, Zoology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Genetics etc.), Earth Sciences (Geology, Paleontology, Mineralogy, Geomorphology, Petrography, etc.) and related European Union Law.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2623 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2623 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2623 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2623 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Padua

750 - 1100 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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