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Posted on on December 31st, 2013
by Pincas Jawetz (

from:  Seita Romppanen

                                  Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
Master’s Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law

A multidisciplinary two-year (120 ECTS) Master’s degree programme offered by the
University of Eastern Finland, Law School, Joensuu campus, Finland.

– Climate change law and policy

International energy law and policy
– International environmental law
– Mining, environment and society
– Natural resource governance
– Environmental and social impact assessments
– Environmental policy instruments
– Forest governance and environmental policy
.. and many more!


Applications accepted:     between 7 January – 18 February 2014.

Two alternative majors:

– Natural Resources Governance
– Environmental and Climate Change Law

Master’s Degree in Social Sciences (MSocSc).

Yearly intake of 20 students.

Minimum admission criteria:

– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent university degree
– Proof of English language proficiency

No tuition fee.

envirolawpol (at)
Joensuu is located on Lake Pyhaselka, is a North Karelian city in the heart of the eastern Finnish lake country and is the economic and cultural center of the region. Joensuu offers a variety of winter sports, including skiing, skating, and ice-swimming.
Often called the “Forestry Capital of Europe,” Joensuu is the capital of the North Karelia province.
Semester 2 is  early January to late May.
The University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu is an ideal place for students who want to experience the best of northern Europe while taking great courses in fields such as education, forestry, environmental science, and bio-sciences. Known as the Land of a Thousand Lakes, the Midnight Sun, and the Northern Lights, Finland is famous for its natural beauty, and its education system is ranked #1 in the world by the OECD.
An added address we found: Tulliportinkatu 1, 80130 Joensuu, Finland
Phone:+358 29 4451111
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