The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge and understanding of environmental policy at national, European and international level and the rules of law that can be used in different sectors of environmental decision-making.
Upon successful completion of the course, postgraduate students should be able to understand the origins of environmental policy and governance policies and processes, be able to analyze how environmental policy and governance are influenced by multiple factors at multiple scales, have understood the possibilities of implementing the instruments of environmental policy in real-life case studies, will have understood the importance of participatory management in the success of implementing policy / management / sustainability measures, and will have acquired oral and written presentation skills.
International, European and national Environmental Policy
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