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Environmental Protection and Management

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Environmental Protection and Management

Programme type: graduate (second-cycle)

Faculty: Faculty of Biology

Study mode: full-time

Title: magister (equivalent of master's degree)

Number of semesters: 4 (2 years)

Language of instruction: English

Programme description

The Environmental Protection and Management studies are addressed to English-speaking students who seek specialist education in contemporary environmental conservation and natural resource management.

Our experienced staff and external high-class experts, recognised for their research  achievements, impart deepened and constantly updated knowledge,focusing on team work as well as planning and conducting valorisation and monitoring projects. The interdisciplinary study programme provides a large number of practical activities in well equipped, modern laboratories as well as during field classes.

Graduate profile

The programme participant acquires a profound understanding of contemporary determinants of and challenges to environmental conservation and understands the legal complexity and principles of management of the common resources. Graduates can plan and execute actions towards effective monitoring, protection and sustainable use of natural resources. They recognise current threats to the environment and can devise preventive and repair actions. They obtain interpersonal skills to successfully apply such competences in real world environmental management. Graduates are able to raise funding and apply for grants. Completion of studies allows employment in public or private sectors worldwide: the administration of protected areas, environmental agencies, various research units as well as non-governmental organisations and private enterprises.