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Welcome to MEG!

The M.Sc. -programme Environmental Governance (MEG) was established in 2005 to train leaders to be able to reconcile different social perspectives with regard to the sustainable use of environmental resources as a basis for sustainable development - for any development, at any scale from local to global, and in any context worldwide. Every year, around 35 outstanding students are selected based on criteria of excellence and geographical representation.


Blog and Announcements

DAAD applications for 2021 open from July 15


The “Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst” (DAAD) has selected the MEG program as a development-related postgraduate course and is offering scholarships to young professionals from developing countries [...] Application deadline 15  October 2020


The application window for 2020 now closed


Thank you very much for your interest in applying for the MEG programme. Please note, that the application window for the winter semester 2020 is now closed.



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New members appointed to Programme Committee


A warm welcome to Dr. Cristina Espinosa and Dr. Bleta Arifi, who have been appointed to our Programme Committee.




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The MEG Newsletter is published annually. It contains the latest news and developments of the course as well as articles written by students and coordinators on a wide range of topics.

MEG Newsletter Fall 2019: Resources "For Greta Thunberg 'time' is a crucial resource for tackle the climate crisis. Instead of raising fingers with a you-didn't-act-in time message this newsletter looks beyond and above the ticking clock by exploring various and valuable resources with relation to MEG."