How is the study program structured?
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The master's program "Sustainable Management" can be completed after four semesters. Special emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary education:
Students choose between a major in economics or business administration and supplement this with a minor from the fields of politics, urban and landscape planning, agriculture and food management, environmental and energy technology or human-environment systems. It is explicitly desired that students have different backgrounds and thus enrich the interdisciplinary education.
The program consists of the following compulsory modules :
- Environmental Economics
- Intermediate Microeconomics
- Supply Chain Management
- International and European Environmental Law
- Ecology and Material Flows
- Business Theory and Sustainability
Students must also complete 12 credits in economic research methods.
In the main concentration , 18 credits are taken in one of the following two modules:
- Sustainable Behavior and Governance (Economics-oriented).
- Sustainability Management (Business Administration-oriented)
In the minor concentration , 12 credits are earned in one of the following modules:
- International Politics and Development
- Politics, Economics and Sustainability in Latin America
- Landscape Planning
- Sustainable agriculture and food management
- Environmental Engineering
- Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency
- Human-Environment Systems
In addition, 12 credits are acquired as key competencies . The final module (30 credits) consists of the master's thesis and the associated colloquium.