German-Mexican M.Sc. Programme "Environment and Resources Management"

February 16, 2009.  

Scholarships for 10 German, 10 Mexican and 10 graduates from other Latin-American countries are provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Mexican Commission on Science and Technology (CONACYT) within the international Master programme on Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources Management funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Science (BMBF) and the German Federal Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Deadline is the 20th of February.


The international postgraduate programme was initiated in 2008 and its curriculum is based on the renowned M.Sc. programmes "Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics"(TERMA) at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences and the "Multidisciplinary Postgraduate Programme in Environmental Sciences" (PMPCA) at the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí, Mexico.


Focal areas of the programme are environmental management, regional and urban planning, renewable energies, water management, land management and environmental toxicology. While the first two semesters take place at the UASLP (Mexico), the third is conducted at the CUAS (Germany) and the fourth semester at any of the both universities depending on tutor and Master thesis subject. Thesis research can be conducted in any Latin American country or in Germany. The graduates obtain a double degree and will have the possibility to continue with PhD studies in Mexico or in Europe or to work in the field of environmental sciences and management.


Admission requirements are to have an academic background (minimum Bachelor degree) related to Environmental Management: natural sciences, engineering sciences, geography, agricultural or social sciences, to be fluent in English (TOEFL 550 points or equivalent) and Proficiency in Spanish for the German participants. Application deadline is the 20th of February, programme start is June 2009 in San Luis Potosí.


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Günther Manske

Dr. Günther Manske


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