Environmental Technology & International Affairs

in cooperation with Diplomatic Academy of Vienna


This postgraduate MSc Program is the result of the cooperation between the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the TU Wien. Over the last few years the importance of environmental issues and discussions has been increased on a local, regional and global level. This puts new and increased demands on people being confronted with the political, juridical, technical as well as economic side of environmental questions.
The Master Program offers a solid base and enables graduates to deal with challenges in this field. Environmental issues have also become increasingly important and prominent in the field of project management. Also representatives of ministries and international organizations and NGO'S have to deal more and more with environmental questions. This MSc Program is designed to prepare the graduates to deal with international issues.
The combination of studying technical as well as international environmental issues and topics will prepare graduates either for a career as managers, engineers, politicians and diplomats or for employees in top positions who need to assess rationally and who take active part in realising, implementing and managing new standards.

Final Degree"Master of Science in Environmental Technology and International Affairs" (MSc)
granted by the TU Wien
Language of InstructionEnglish
Duration4 semesters
Program StartSeptember 30, 2019
Application Deadlinelate application still possible
Academic DirectorProf.Dr. Hans Puxbaum (TU Wien)
Prof.Dr. Gerhard Loibl, LL.B (DA Wien)


The most important local, regional and global environmental topics will be analyzed from a juridical, economical, political and technical point of view. The Master program is intended to
familiarize post graduates with a wide range of various topics and subjects in order to be able to
deal with all aspects of environmental issues.

The focus of technical issues is the quality management of air and water, the management of resources and energy as well as all issues regarding climate and its development.
Additional subjects deal with and summon environmental policies, economical topics, and questions as well as legal issues.

  • Political Science and International Relation
  • International and European Law
  • International Economics
  • Contemporary History
  • Optional Courses
  • General Topics and Seminars in Environmental Technology
  • Surveillance and Sustainable Development
  • Air, Water and Waste
  • Environment and Technology
  • Master Thesis

Target Group

This MSc Program is intended on one hand for engineers wanting additional knowledge and education and on the other hand for people with an academic background venturing into this field.

Admission Requirements

Admitted are individuals holding a Baccalaureate's degree, a Magister's degree or an internationally recognized first degree.

Excellent English is an additional criteria for admission. Non native speakers need to provide proof of their language skills by passing language tests. The following certificates will be honoured

  • First degree in English
  • CPE
  • IELTS-Test (Minimum 7.0) or
  • TOEFL-Test (Minimum 627 Points [written], or 263 Points [computer based] or 106 Points [internet based]).

Tuition Fee

EUR 26,600 (excluding travel expenses & cost of living)

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