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Sustainability Science and Policy

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Sustainability Science and Policy is a master program in English at Maastricht University.

Thismaster program provides an intensive programme where students will acquire knowledge and skills to deal with one of the world’s most relevant and complex questions: how can we balance ecological, economic, and social developments for our present and future well-being?

The MSc SSP has its own unique character, composed of its integrative and interdisciplinary approach embedded in an international context, and its focus on methods and tools for integrated knowledge production and sustainability assessment (for policy). The Master explicitly focuses on sustainability assessment, and its potential integrative role in a policy context.


Location: Maastricht, the Netherlands

Duration: 1 year

Main Subjects:Fundamentals of Sustainable Development, Global Dynamics of Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Law and the Environment

Possible careers:position in governmental, non-governmental, and business organisations, and to ensure that in their professional practice they can fulfil functions such as policy-maker, sustainability coordinator, analyst of strategic policy and strategies, and consultant in sustainability issues

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a relevant academic field (high quality of performance in previous education)
  • Legalized translation of the bachelor diploma (if not in English)
  • CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • IELTS with minimum 7, or TOEFL with minimum 100 or CAE or CPE

For more information click HERE.