Global Change Management (M.Sc.) (GCM)
Prof. Dr. Martin Welp
Head of Study Programme
The mission of the International Master Study Programme Global Change Management is to educate change agents and professionals who are able to cope with the challenges of natural resource management under global change and able to develop goal-oriented solutions for a sustainability transition. During the four-semester study programme students learn systems thinking as well as strategies and practice of change management. Considering Global Change Management as a cross-sectoral challenge we strive for an adaptive, proactive and precautionary approach to natural resource management and sustainability.
Head of the study programme
Prof. Dr. Martin Welp
Tel.: +49- (0)3334- 657 172
Study programme coordinator
Tel.: (+49) 03334 657 164
Tel.: +49- (0)3334- 657 167
News & Events
Introductory week for the WiSe 2019/20
The introductory week for the WiSe 2019/20 takes place in the week of 23rd September - 27th September 2019. Detailed programme for download.
The opening session for the first semester students of the Faculty of Forest and Environment will start on Monday, 23rd of September 2019 at 10:00 am in the big lecture hall (room 15.001 (H5), Wilhelm-Pfeil-Auditorium) at the Forest Campus (Waldcampus).
Information for international applicants: Pre-Study german langauge course B2/C1 at the HNEE
Starting in the winter semester 2019/20, the course is aimed at international students, applicants preparing to study and exchange students who need B2 or C1 level German in order to be able to study on degree programmes in German at our university. For the B2 course, prior knowledge of German at the B1 level is required. The C1 course requires prior knowledge of German at the B2 level. Further information can be found on the website of the Language Centre
Visit to the University of QuindĂo
During his tour, visiting selected Universities with a strong focus on environment and sustainable development, Christoph Nowicki was invited by the University of QuindĂo, Colombia (from August 7th to August 13th 2019). First discussions on cooperation options for the development of a new study programme on forest management and conservation, started in 2018 during a visit of a Colombian delegation in Eberswalde, thanks to the initiative of Norbert Pudzich, German Honorary Consul in Armenia. Now, first concrete steps towards a living cooperation have been intensively discussed and defined with the heads of faculties, study programmes and the Rector, how strongly supports the cooperation. In 2020, the University of QuindĂo will offer internships (in cooperation with partner institutions) for IFEM-students but would also like to cooperate with the study programmes on Global Change Management and Forestry System Transformation.
EUSD to become member of the âResilience Studies Consortiumâ (RSC)
Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (EUSD) has been invited to become a member of the âResilience Studies Consortiumâ (RSC), a network of eleven North American Universities interested in applied research on resilience and sustainability topics. For the first time, the RSC is reaching out for international partners and invited EUSD to become the first European and the âEnvironmental Universityâ (UMA - Mexico) the first Latin American partner. Christoph Nowicki participated in the RSC annual retreat in Tacoma, Washington, at âThe Evergreen State Collegeâ (11.07.-13.07.2019) as a representative for EUSD and presented how resilience topics are being integrated into teaching and research at EUSD. Image: C. Nowicki
From February 27th to March 1st, a delegation from the European Wilderness Society, partner of International Forest Ecosystem Management, and the Western Colorado University in Gunnison, USA, started to discuss a new cooperation between the two Universities, with a special focus on International Forest Ecosystem Management (B.Sc.), Global Change Management (M.Sc.) and joint research projects related to the Centre of Econics and Ecosystem Management.From left to right: Prof. Pierre Ibisch, Vlado Vancura, Christoph Nowicki, Anni Henning, Prof. Jonathan Coop, Max Rossberg, Jeanette Blumroeder, Prof. John Hausdoerfer (photo: C. Nowicki)
Welcoming our new GCM-2018-students â
excursion to the forest as part of the introductory week.
Image: C. Nowicki
New cooperation: By supporting Global Change Management,
âWeinrich Chocolate Manufactoryâ aims at fostering sustainability
transformation of our society.
Image: C. Nowicki