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Sustainability and Environmental Governance

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At the University of Freiburg, the research and study of “Sustainability and Environmental Governance” investigates human-environment interactions as well as the interplay of market, state, and civil society actors that create or impede conditions for sustainable development. 

Our students approach sustainability issues in a context-sensitive manner and gain the expertise needed to critically assess and coordinate multi-level governance processes in a variety of sectors.

The English-taught Master of Science in Environmental Governance (MEG) programme constitutes a significant portion of the classes offered in this research area.

The “Sustainability and Environmental Governance” research area is constituted of


It is part of the Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography at the Faculty of Environmental and Natural Resources. Further information about our team members, study offerings, current and past projects, and publications can be found on the navigation bar on the left side of this page.