This programme trains future sustainability leaders acquainted with the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and methodologies to address and solve intertwined socio-ecological challenges hindering the construction of more sustainable paths of development.

What is the Sustainable Development Living Lab?

The Sustainable Development Living Lab is a field course integrated in the ICP master on Sustainable Development in which students work in small teams to develop a sustainable development strategy for a specific region in a Global South.

An academic programme that prepares the sustainability leaders of the future

By attending the shortage of experts in the sustainability field, the Master of Science in Sustainable Territorial Development has been designed as a research driven education programme that prepares the sustainability leaders of the future.


Core programme

Provides the fundamental expertise needed on sustainable development, including theory, methodology and practical applications.

Space and society track

The focus of this track concerns the societal component of the sustainability transition, including social, economic, political and cultural dimensions.

Ecology track

This track focuses on both the conservation of biodiversity and the sustainable use of biodiversity, at all organizational levels …

This Master programme aims at attracting students from both natural and social sciences, willing to bridge both ecological and societal domains of the interdisciplinary sustainability problematic.

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Sustainability impact career sessions

Sustainability impact career sessions

What comes after graduation? KU Leuven Students of the MSc in Sustainable Development will be hosting these career sessions in collaboration with representatives of multiple sectors, followed by Alumni experiences. Listen to first hand experiences from sustainability professionals and ask your questions !

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