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MEG students touring the United Nations Office at Geneva

Engaged in discussion with a representative from the CITES Secretariat in Geneva

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

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MEG15 says 'Hello'

The new MEG generation has started their first semester in Herderbau. One of the students, Mattia from Groningen in the Netherlands, sends her greetings » more 



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MEG Student as Sustainability Manager for Freiburg University

Lora Gyuzeleva, a MEG graduate from 2018, is now Sustainability Manager at Freiburg University. Read the interview to get more insights into her responsibilities at the Office of Environmental Conservation » more 

 Foto: Harald Neumann


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Encountering a roar of regionality

The students of the module Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship met a choir of strong stakeholder voices on their one-day field trip to RegionalWert A.G., a social enterprise and a citizen shareholder society  » more





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Welcome to the MEG Newsletter 2018

"As the landscape around Freiburg transitioned through the autumn colors, discovering a new expression, your annual newsletter did the very same. In this new format, you are invited to read about the recent MEG activities happening around the world" » more 

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Welcome to the MEG Newsletter 2017

"As the leaves fall and the latest generation of MEG students settle into the class routine, this newsletter offers an opportunity to check in with the MEG community—past, present, and future. It begins with a series of articles chronicling recent extracurricular experiences MEG students and alumni, from simulation games in Berlin to conferences in Fiji. » more

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Check out our MEG Newsletters

"The MEG newsletter is published once every semester. 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" » more