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2016 Study Semester at Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld-Germany


Regent's Lucy Ukwa (middle) flanked by colleagues from Turkmenistan, Estonia, South Korea and Turkey

“I would certainly recommend the Study Semester programme because you get to meet a lot of different people. The class size is convenient for easy interaction with professors and students”  – Lucy Ukwa, (Regent Economics with Computing student/ Participant, 2015 Study Semester, Winter Session)

Are you studying business, ecology or environmental science and want to acquire key qualifications in sustainable management?

Applications are open for the 2016 Study Semester in “Principles of Sustainable Business” at the Umwelt Campus Birkenfeld, an affiliate institution of Regent University College of Science and Technology. The Study Semester is a project of the UN-Decade of “Education for Sustainable Development.

In six modules per semester, students explore topics like renewable energy, life cycle analysis and climate change, together with the fundamentals of sustainable business management. Students also learn how companies gain valuable advantages in the international market and prosper by implementing sustainable business solutions. In addition, aspects of German language and culture are taken up as part of the programme.

Gain hands-on experience of successful sustainable projects and experience how to adapt to today’s main challenge of integrating business success and sustainability. Meet the experts on successful environmental management at the Birkenfeld Environmental Campus. You can find out about Germany, its regulatory and business approach to today’s environmental challenges.

Last but not least, you visit fascinating business and cultural sites.

The Study Semester is available in two sessions, the summer session from April to July 2016, and the winter session from October 2016 to January 2017, either as a one-semester or as a two-semester program (full academic year).

The Study Semester has the following features:

  • All modules taught in English
  • Fully credited with 30 ECTS points per semester
  • Short courses
  • Stay for 1 or 2 semesters
  • Live on campus in Birkenfeld, Germany
  • No tuition fees

Applications for the 2016 Study Semester are to be submitted by:

  • 1 November 2015 for the summer semester
  • 1 May 2016 for the winter semester

Application requirements can be found here

Click here to watch a video impression of the programme

Completed applications and enquiries are to be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to build teamwork skills, intercultural competence, and problem solving skills!