Master of Science in Urban Environmental Management

Master of Science in Urban Environmental Management

Master in Urban Environmental Management (120 ECTC, 2 academic years, full-time)
Professional profile

This program aims at the in-depth specialization of students who have completed first-cycle studies in the same and/or related fields. The program aims to guarantee advanced training and specialized competences through providing in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of urban environmental management. The program also aims to focus students on the components of management, policy-making in function of sustainable environment and quality of life, including environmentally sensitive management of private enterprises, forming a professional figure that balances knowledge of engineering, planning and scientific fields with managerial ones. .

Employment opportunities
The main employment sectors include:
– The private sector of companies or consulting and design studios in the field of environment; in private business companies to guarantee environmental standards in the performance of these companies; as an expert in multidisciplinary teams that provide consultancy in urban planning and management; the same service can be offered by these experts also in the framework of international organizations such as the World Bank, European Institutions, UNDP which have the environment as a very important evaluation criterion and implement numerous projects in this field not only in Albania but also in countries others.
– The public sector At the different levels of central and local government and are expected to bring a significant impact on the governance and control of the territory based on the concepts of urban environmental management; at the central government level;
– Local and foreign scientific research institutions which have as their main focus the field of environment and urban environmental management.


Semester I

Regional Planning 1 (6 Credits)

Transport Policy and Traffic Management (6 Credits)

“Green” Transition and Technology (6 Credits)

Environmental Impact Assessment (6 Credits)

“Climate Change” Workshop (3 Credits)

Semester II

Regional Planning 2 (6 Credits)

Environmental Monitoring (6 Credits)

Environmental Economics (6 Credits)

Agricultural Land Management (6 Credits)

Environmental Legislation (6 Credits)

Workshop “Earth Day” (3 Credits)

Semester III

Toxicology and Environmental Pollution 2 (3 Credits)

Scientific Research Methods (3 Credits)

Real Estate Appraisal (3 Credits)

Public Services (Integrated Waste Management) and Local Financing (6 Credits)

Geographic Information Systems 2 (3 Credits)

Professional internship (3 credits)

Final environment laboratory (6 Credits)

Workshop “Product Life Cycle Management” (3 Credits)

Semester IV

Water Treatment (6 Credits)

Urban Landscape (3 Credits)

Coastal Zone Management (6 Credits)

Diploma Thesis and Project (18 Credits)