Master’s in Global Challenges for Sustainability – Extraordinary application period open

Master’s in Global Challenges for Sustainability – Extraordinary application period open
An extraordinary call for applications is open as long as there are places available, with a deadline ending on June 27th at 23:59 CEST. Don’t miss your spot in this innovative journey!

CHARM-EU has opened an extraordinary call to apply for the Master’s in Global Challenges for Sustainability starting in September 2022. This is a one-of a kind international learning opportunity with a transdisciplinary, challenge-based, and flexible educational programme combined with a student experience that offers special mobility opportunities and a truly inclusive environment.

The international CHARM-EU Master’s programme is an 18-month, full-time programme with innovative pedagogical approaches and mechanisms to engage staff and students of diverse backgrounds and disciplines to facilitate, foster and enhance the links between education, research, and innovation. It also includes a full intercultural experience: students will be attending lectures in one of the 5 CHARM-EU partner’s universities and connect to the other campuses online over the 18-month duration of the Master’s.

What do you need to know to apply?

The course will combine a variety of mobility options: switching campuses from one phase to the other, short mobility options within the phase and virtual mobility. In the master’s programme, participation at phase mobility during Phase 2 is obligatory. Learn more about mobility here.

This course provides a unique opportunity to obtain an accredited master’s degree jointly awarded by the five European universities: the University of Barcelona, Trinity College Dublin, Utrecht University, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) and University of Montpellier.

Who can apply?

The Master’s in Global Challenges for Sustainability is aimed at graduates of any discipline from diverse backgrounds who want to acquire advanced knowledge of sustainability by addressing real and global societal challenges. Students will learn challenge analysis skills and extend their capabilities to address and develop solutions for complex problems.

Applicants will need to hold at least a bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. In the case of students with a French Licence they will need an additional 30 ECTS for admission.  An English language certification (C1) is necessary for programme admission.

Candidates can submit their applications via:

CHARM-EU scholarship: minority ethnic background or displaced Ukrainian citizens

CHARM-EU invites applications for the above scholarship which will pay EU fees and provide a living stipend of €16,000. Applicants must be EU citizens from a recognized ethnic minority group or a displaced Ukrainian citizen eligible for EU fees under the Temporary Protection Directive.

You must indicate in your application materials that you are applying for this scholarship. Please direct any enquires to
For more information about fees and grants, please click here.
To find out more about what the ‘Global Challenges for Sustainability’ Master’s has to offer click here.