The ERASMUS MUNDUS JOINT MASTER COURSE STeDe
starting from batch VI (2016/2018 intake) will become the
International Joint Master in
Sustainable Territorial Development
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CALL FOR APPLICANTS OPENS OCTOBER 9TH 2015 THRU MARCH 30TH 2016
INTERNATIONAL JOINT MASTER COURSE IN SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT
Duration: 24 months
STeDe IJM aims to create experts in the area of sustainable territorial development. More concretely it trains professionals to be able to help organizations acting in the territory (enterprises, local communities, civil society organizations) to draft sustainable development policies for economic, social, environmental, international and intercultural management.
The Master concerns the economic competitiveness, social inclusion, environmental protection, international cooperation and intercultural relation challenges of territorial development focussing not only on local communities, but also on enterprises, non-state actors and civil society organizations. It also aims to offer an example of sustainable territory involving all local organizations, which should have human resources available and able to promote sustainable development.
Attending lectures is compulsory; no distance learning will be provided.
The Master refers to the ability of:
- giving recommendations in the area of sustainable territorial development ;
- taking part in the idea, analysis and management of a sustainable development policy on the territory;
- assessing the different validation tools for sustainable development actions and policies within public and private territorial organizations.
Job opportunities for alumni could be found in all sectors where sustainable development actions should be implemented, in particular in territorial organizations responsible for the creation of sustainable territories (territorial communities, enterprises, non-state actors and civil society organizations, local governments), the central government and international organizations.
Potential posts are: environmental adviser; sustainable development manager in local communities, public administrations, enterprises, civil society organizations & local governments; representative within local public institutions, national and international institutions, enterprises, trade unions & professional bodies.
Candidates with education in human and social sciences (economics, geography, sociology, development, management, law, etc.) or hard sciences (agriculture, environmental sciences, engineering, architecture, forestry, etc.) will be accepted to the Master. Candidates are requested to have a first cycle degree of 180 ECTS (Licenciatura, Bachelor degree, Laurea, Licence) or an equivalent degree (diplôme d'école d'ingénieurs, école de commerce etc.).
A basic knowledge of economics will be appreciated.
A good command of English or French (preferably both), spoken and written, is required. Students without a good command in one of the two languages, if accepted will be requested to attend a compulsory language training, outside the curriculum. To avoid any kind of problems, we advise students who don't have a good command of one of the two languages to take language courses before the beginning of STeDe.
Students will move betwen the partner Universities: 1st semester will be in Padova, 2nd in Leuven, 3rd in Paris. 4th one could be in one of these 3 or in Campo Grande
EMM STEDE (batch 5): the Università degli studi di Padova, the KU Leuven, the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the Universidade Catolica Dom Bosco will deliver a Joint degree to the students having coimpleted the Master curriculum.
IJM STEDE (batch 6): the Università degli studi di Padova, the KU Leuven and the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne will deliver a joint degree to the students having coimpleted the Master curriculum; the joint degree will be recognized also as a Brazilian degree by the Universidade Catolica Dom Bosco only for the students having spent the 4th semester in that University.
UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA
K. U LEUVEN (CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF LEUVEN), Belgium
UNIVERSITE DE PARIS I PANTHÉON SORBONNE, France
UNIVERSIDADE CATOLICA DOM BOSCO, Brazil
Prof. Pierpaolo FAGGI
Dipartimento di Geografia
Via del Santo, 26
35122 Padova, Italia