Master's Degree Programs

There are two Master's degree programs available in the field of Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law.

Master's Degree Program in International Economic and Resources Law
Master's Degree Program in Environmental Policy and Law: Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change


Please find further discriptions below.

Master's Degree Program in International Economic and Resources Law

The aim of this two year program is to qualify students for positions in companies active in resource sectors internationally. The program will cover international investments and trade and will have a special focus on international economic and resources law.

The program focuses on the legal framework(s) surrounding trade in public assets and resources, such as energy, food and technological infrastructure. Students will understand the decision-making processes and learn how to utilize available legal means to maintain sustainable development of scarce resource markets. They will also understand the basic contractual mechanisms often used in the resources sector.

The programme includes a wide array of elective courses that provides general expertise for e.g. government officials that prepare legislation on variety of investment and trade-related matters. The program also allows for specialization in e.g. energy law, international trade law or technology transfer, for those interested in a career in the respective fields.

For further information about the degree content, application requirements and more, visit the program website at www.uef.fi/en/resourceslaw

Master's Degree Program in Environmental Policy and Law: Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change

The Master's Degree Program Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change in Environmental Policy and Law is a multidisciplinary two-year Master's degree program that combines high level teaching with vocationally-oriented educational objectives.

The program provides advanced training in policy, law and impact assessments for climate change and sustainable management of natural resources.

The program is based on two alternative majors: Natural Resources Governance and Environmental and Climate Change Law. All students are required to take courses in Natural Resources Governance, Environmental Law and Policy, and in Climate Change Law and Policy before selecting their major.

For further information about the degree content, application requirements and more, visit the program website at www.uef.fi/envlawandpolicy