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The path to a top career and global sustainability

The MSc Program Environmental Technology & International Affairs/ETIA is the first interdisciplinary course in Austria dealing with international Affairs AND Environmental Technology. It is the result of the cooperation between the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the TU Wien.

Your career in the most important field of the future

Environmental issues have become increasingly important and prominent in the field of project management. Even representatives of ministries and international organizations and NGOs have to deal more and more with environmental questions. This Master Program offers a solid base and enables graduates to deal with challenges in this field.

This MSc Program is especially designed to prepare the graduates to deal with international issues. The combination of technical as well as international environmental issues and topics will prepare graduates either for a career as managers, engineers, politicians and diplomats or for employees in top positions.


The two-year MSc Program embraces a wide range of topics and is divided into two distinct segments.

The focus of the technical and scientific segment is on the quality management of air and water, the management of resources and energy, as well as climate change.

After a general introduction to international relations, the international studies segment deals with the major political, economic and legal issues concerning the environment and sustainable development.


  • Political science and international relations
  • International and European Law
  • International Economics
  • Environmental Technology
  • Air & Water Monitoring
  • Resource Management
  • Sustainable Development

Key Facts

Final Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
Language: English
Duration: 4 semesters
Location: Vienna 
Structure: full time
Tuition Fee: EUR 26,600

Application deadline: Late application still possible!

Next Program Start: September 30, 2019 

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