Master in Regional and Environmental Economics

Basic information

Level of Studies: MA

Mode of Study: Full-time

Qualification: Economist, specialisation in Regional and Environmental Economic Studies

Form of Finance: State Scholarship / Fee-paying

Duration of the Programme: 4 semesters


The programme aims to train experts in environmental and regional economics, competent in analysing regional and sustainability-related problems, and propose novel solutions by putting their theoretical knowledge and acquired expertise to practice. Regional economics and management aspects of sustainability are important parts of the programme as well. Courses are highly workshop-oriented, where students may work together to focus on local and regional aspects of actual global sustainability challenges.


Course Guide
For Course guide and programme plan open: Regional and Enviromental Economic Studies Full-Time MA Programme in English


Thesis Topics for the Regional and Environmental Economics Master Programme
Thesis Topics suggested by the Department of Environmental Economics and Sustainability: Topics for Academic Year 2022/23


Course Checklist
7NAM04 course checklist

Programme Plan of Master in Regional and Environmental Economics

Name of Course Unit Type FC 1. 2. 3. 4.
Semester 1
Economics C 2/t/3
Quantitative Methods C 4/t/5
Environmental Economics C FC 3/e/5
Regional Economics C FC 4/e/5
Geoinformatics C 3/t/4
Economic and Social Geography C 2/t/3
Elective Course Unit 1 E 2/t/3
Semester 2
Methods of Regional and Environmental Analysis C 2/t/3
Data Analytics C 2/e/3
Sustainable Environmental and Natural Res. Econ. C FC 4/e/5
Environmental and Regional Policy of the EU C 4/t/5
Environmental and Urban Sociology C     4/t/5  
Municipal Management and Local Governance C 4/e/5
Elective Course Unit 2 E 2/t/3
Semester 3
Regional Economic Development C FC 4/e/5
Project Management C 4/e/5
Environmental Management Systems C FC 4/e/5
Regional and Municipal Marketing C 4/t/5
Diploma Project CE 9/t/10  
Semester 4
Local Development and Social Policy C 2/t/3
Urban Development and Urbanism C 4/e/5
Sectoral Sustainability Studies C         4/t/5
Competitiveness Evaluations C 4/e/5
Thesis Work CE         14/t/15
Total     22/2e/28 22/3e/29 25/3e/30 28/2e/33
Language courses (refer to separate documentation) E 4/t/0 4/t/0      
Physical Education and Sports (refer to separate documentation) E 2/s/0 2/s/0      

Compulsory (Core) Unit
CE: Compulsory Elective Unit (students may choose units from a pre-selected list)
E: Elective Unit (students may choose course units from the entire university portfolio)
FC: Final Examination Course Unit

Assesment Type:
e: examination
t: mid-term grade
s: signature

E.g.: Quantitative Methods – C 4/e/5
Compulsory (core Unit), 4 contact hours per week, performance assessed by means of examination, totalling 5 ECTS credit