Why to study
The Master in Environmental Policy and Law programme at University of Eastern Finland consists of advanced study of law and policy in relation to the environment, climate change and natural resources.
The Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change is a joint Master's degree programme organized between two disciplines; environmental law and environmental policy. The Master's degree programme is fully administrated through the UEF Law School, although the environmental policy major is based at the UEF Department of Geographical and Historical Studies.
In addition, the programme is part of the Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL), established in 2013. UEF Law School is the leading Finnish research institution in the area of natural resources, climate change, energy and environmental law. The CCEEL brings together a range of activities from UEF Law School and provides a common platform for discussion, research and education.
The programme also benefits from the research and education network of the Institute for Natural Resources, Environment and Society (LYY) operating at the UEF, representing several disciplines including geography, forest economics and policy, environmental law, history, aesthetics and policy, sociology, education, and tourism studies.
- Master’s Degree Studies, Environmental Policy and Law
- Environmental Law
- Sustainability and Natural Resources
- Academic Legal Writing
- Environmental Policy Instruments and Natural Resources Governance
- Climate Change Law and Policy
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesClimate Studies & Meteorology Environmental Economics & Policy View 3 other Masters in Climate Studies & Meteorology in Finland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You are required to submit the following educational documents for the degree that you use as a basis for eligibility:
- The scanned copy of the original degree certificate (in the original language) and an English, Finnish or Swedish translation of the degree certificate
- The scanned copy of the original transcript of records (in the original language) and an English, Finnish or Swedish translation of the transcript of records.
- If the degree you use as a basis for eligibility to Master’s degree studies consists of studies completed at multiple institutions, for example a Higher National Diploma (HND) and a one-year Bachelor’s degree, you must submit educational documents that cover all your studies.
International8000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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