United Nation-Tongji University Master Degree Programme in Environment



The master programme is designed to foster high-end business officials and managerial personnel for the recipient countries, offering a two-year master programs for the purpose of educating high-end and inter-disciplinary talent working in the applied fields of government, trade, foreign affairs, agriculture, technology, education, culture and health, building intellectual capacity and facilitating the economic and social development of the recipient countries.

   UNEP-Tongji IESD

UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD) was joint established by Tongji and UNEP since 2002.

The institute has enrolled 525 students from 89 countries into the degree program. The Environment discipline of Tongji University ranks A+ among the 155 universities in China according to the recent evaluation by the Chinese Ministry of Education.


About the programme

· Duration: 2 Years

· From September 2020 to July 2022

· Language: English

· Tuition fee: 39 000 RMB per year

· Curriculum: Environmental Assessment Impact, Ecological Economy, Environmental Management and Policy, Water Resource Management, Environmental Informatics, Solid Waste Management, Climate Change, Literature and Scientific Writing, Chinese Language , Chinese History and Culture, etc.

· Limited scholarships are available.

How to apply: Email to 



Career prospect

IESD alumni are currently active in international organizations (such as the World Bank, UNDP, ESCAP, etc.), national government agencies (such as the Chinese Ministry of Ecology Environment, the Turkish Environment and Urban Planning Ministry, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of Zambia, Egypt Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Environment, Serbian Ministry of Agriculture and Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources of Ukraine, Ministry of Environment of Romania, Ministry of Economy and Trade of Indonesia, Ministry of Agriculture of Zimbabwe, Ministry of Energy of Liberia, Ministry of Environment of Ethiopia, etc. , NGOs (such as WWF), academic institutions (such as Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Wisconsin, University of Missouri, etc. ), corporate departments (such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bank of China, Michelin tires, etc. ) and other industries .

Curriculum and scholarship can be found in theattachemnt.