Apply Now for MSc Programme on “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security”


  • 2020•09•28     Bonn

    Applications are now being accepted for the International Joint MSc Programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security”.

    This two-year programme, leading to a Master of Science degree, is jointly administered by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and the Department of Geography at the University of Bonn.

    The programme offers visibility and exposure to international organisations, federal agencies, academic and non-academic research organizations, and private companies and corporations involved in disaster risk reduction and preparedness, humanitarian aid, international relations, research on climate change, food security, spatial planning, and policy.

    Since its launch in October 2013, a total of 166 students from 42 countries have completed, or are currently studying within, the programme. The 8th cohort of students will join in October2020.

    A bachelor’s degree is required to apply. Current students hold degrees relating to, for example, geography, environmental sciences, geopolitics, urban planning, and disaster management.

    A number of fully funded scholarships are available for  students from developing countries aspart of the EPOS funding scheme offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

    The application deadline for October 2021 admission to the programme is 15 December 2020.

    For more information, see the International Joint MSc Programme announcement on the UNU-EHS website or view the programme brochure.