Online Master in Climate Change and Sustainability

@ EUCLID | An Intergovernmental University

An affordable, fully online master program focus on climate change studies, with an intergovernmental mandate and proven track-record of training world-class diplomats and experts.

This program takes full advantage of cross-fertilization with EUCLID related programs, notably in Sustainable Development, Diplomacy and Energy Studies.

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EUCLID (Pôle Universitaire Euclide | Euclid University), an international intergovernmental organization with university mandate, offers to intergovernmental and national civil servants (as well as select students from the general public) a specialized external degree program called the EUCLID Online Master in Climate Change and Sustainability (MCCS). This field of study or specialization covers the full scope of climate-related issues from a policy perspective.

It is the only fully online master (MSc) program in this field organized by an intergovernmental (treaty-based) organization and officially used by diplomats and civil servants over 4 continents. Alumni, students and faculty include current and former ambassadors, minister- counsellors, etc.

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Become an Expert

EUCLID provides comprehensive training cover both the academic as well as professional aspects of a graduate-level program, including: academic writing (journal publications), grant-writing, communications technologies, resume building, etc.

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EUCLID's Master in Climate Change and Sustainability represents 40 US credits (120 ECTS) of coursework beyond the Bachelor's. By preparing and presenting a graduate-level thesis, student prepare themselves to pursue doctoral level studies (PhDs) in related fields, notably Climate Change Policy, at EUCLID or other leading institutions.


Focus & Specializations

Among the suggested areas of focus are:

- Climate Change diplomacy
-  Small Islands / Small States issues
- Cosmic Cycle approaches
- International and treaty law
- Sustainable development
- IGOs and non-governmental organizations
- Nation-specific dissertations.

Admissions + Program Brochure

For more information on a specific point, please contact the Admissions Office.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree or its international equivalent, awarded by a recognized institution (usually listed in the UNESCO-IAU WHED system or handbook). A relevant field is preferable, such as earth sciences, atmospheric studies, geophysics, sustainability or environmental studies, etc.

Fluency in English (spoken and written) is required and will be tested. 
Students are expected to be in position to dedicate 10 to 15 effective hours of study on a weekly basis.

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Per Credit

$ 145 per credit
  • Credits: 36-40
  • Duration: 14-24 months

Entire Program

$ 6,070 total tuition including IAF
  • Credits: 36-40
  • Duration: 14-24 months

With Scholarship

$ 5,287 total tuition with 15% reduction
  • IGO staff; ECOWAS residents
  • Duration: 14-24 months

@ EUCLID: An Extraordinary Network of Memberships and Participations

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EUCLID's founding treaty is registered and sealed in the United Nations Treaty Series (multilateral 49006/7)

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The EUCLID Secretary General is a full member of the International Association of University Presidents

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EUCLID is a formal party to the IACA Agreement (treaty) along with more than 80 UN Member States



EUCLID is an associate member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education

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EUCLID is a member of the Academic Council on the United Nations System

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EUCLID is a member of the United Nations Academic Impact initiative

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EUCLID is a member of the Association of African Universities

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EUCLID is a member of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific


Select Courses from the Program Curriculum

ACA-401Academic Methods26Gulma
TPH-499Critical Thinking26Roberts / Ebuziem
CH-NRJGlobal Energy and Climate Policy38External
SD-440Ecological Economics38Yungong
CH-MODScience and Modeling of Climate Change38Katterbauer
CH-MITClimate Change Mitigation and Resilience38Camara
CH-DENClimate Science Denial / Alternative Theories38Katterbauer/Cleenewerck
CH-WATClimate Change and Water in Mountains38External
CH-EDUClimate Change Education and Global Action38Graydon
ThesisMaster's Thesis6-1050Supervisor as assigned

More Information

Faculty Profiles | Link

Meet EUCLID's dedicated faculty members including active diplomats and active or retired senior government officials.

Alumni Profiles | Link

EUCLID alumni constitute a high-level global network active at the United Nations and many national governments. 

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Institutional Brochure | Link

Access both EUCLID's institution brochure and annual reports as well as this program's dedicated programmatic presentation in PDF format.

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Institutional Recognition | Link

As an intergovernmental, treaty-backed public institution, EUCLID stands out in a crowded field of for-profit or purely national institutions of higher learning.

'EUCLID: Providing university-level training for staff of the world's foremost institutions'

Current and past students/alumni are employed by the world's foremost institutions, including:

United Nations

The world's foremost intergovernmental organization:

US Government

Students working for US Federal Agencies including the State Dpt:

European Investment Bank

A major multilateral financial institutions:

Swiss Armed Forces

Swiss excellence, at its pinnacle international peace-keeping:


The UN specialized agency serving children's needs globally:


The UN specialized agency based in Geneva, serving and monitoring global health:

Catholic Church

One of the world's oldest and most influence institutions:


A major regional block for economic and political integration:


EUCLID Climate Studies Center and Liaison Office
450 Rue Baden Powell
34000 Montpellier


Email: [email protected]     Phone: +33 (0) 4 67 69 74 13  
Offices: Montpellier FR, Bangui CF, Banjul GM, Washington US