Leuphana University Lüneburg

Psychology & Sustainability

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Philosophy, Business Psychology, Sustainability, Psychology
No. of places
English only
Winter semester: 01 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
0€ - 271€ / 0€ - 3529€
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
For EU citizens, the fees at the University of Groningen is *1,084 €; and *11,066 € for non-EU citizens. *Only for the academic year 2021-2022 because of the pandemic situation.

Six Reasons to choose this Master's Program

Unique Mix: Psychology + Sustainability
During this master’s program, students have the unique opportunity to study how human behavior and sustainable development relate to one another. Students will learn how humans interact with nature as well as with man-made environments.
2 Universities & 2 Master's Degrees
Students obtain two Master’s degrees from the Leuphana University of Lüneburg and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands: one in “Psychology & Sustainability” and a second in “Environmental Psychology”.
Take advantage of the great career options as a one-of-a-kind-specialist
Students of this master’s program are very well prepared to work as executives in CSR and sustainability departments in companies, institutions, and authorities. Graduates work as scientific consultants in international organizations or NGOs, as researchers in sustainability sciences and psychology, as environmental communicators, or behavioral experts in environmental and energy organizations, among others.
First year: Become an expert in sustainability at Leuphana University
During the first two semesters, students are based at Leuphana University where they learn the links between psychology and sustainability science and will complete courses such as “Self-Regulation and Sustainability”, “Political Negotiations and Sustainability”, or “Research Methods”, among others.
Second year: Master environmental psychology at the University of Groningen
During the second year, students are based at the University of Groningen and improve their knowledge of environmental psychology and learn the research tools relevant for writing their master’s thesis during the last semester, with the supervision from both universities.
Learn how to use psychological processes to improve the transition of society towards sustainability
Learn psychological tools such as decision-making, self-regulation, social identification, attitude change, or conflict resolution to direct a successful change towards sustainability.

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