Masters Degrees

University of the Aegean,
Department of Environment
University Hill
Building “Xenia A”, Office 207
Mytilene 81 100

Tel: 22510‐36212
Fax: +30 22510-36209
E‐mail: postgrad (@) 

MESPOM (M.Sc. in Environmental Science, Policy & Management)


MESPOM is an Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management operated by four leading European. MESPOM prepares students for identifying and implementing solutions to complex environmental challenges, especially in an international context. Please visit the MESPOM website for full details.

The MESPOM study programme is in English and lasts two years. The students study in at least three out of six consortium universities: the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK), the Central European University (Austria), the University of the Aegean (Greece)

The Spring Semester of the 1st year MESPOM study programme takes place at the Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, Greece.

Useful Information
STUDYING with MESPOM on Lesvos


Assessment, Modelling and Scenarios for Ecosystems Management (ENV540, ‘ECOSYS’, 6 ECTS)

ELECTIVE (Students have to select courses adding to at least 10 ECTS in total):

  1.  Applied Ecology (ENV541, ‘ECO’, 2 ECTS) –Prerequisite: “Introduction to Environmental Sciences” @ CEU Winter Semester
  2. Air Pollution and Climate Change (ENV511, ‘AIR’, 3 ECTS)
  3. Freshwater Resources: Natural systems, Human Impact and Conservation (ENV512, ‘WATER’, 2 ECTS)
  4. Aquatic Pollution and Wastewater Management (ENV513, ‘WASTE’, 2 ECTS)
  5. Environmental Applications of GIS: Spatial Analysis and Modeling (ENV531, ‘GIS’, 3 ECTS) – Prerequisite: “Spatial Analysis with GIS” @ CEU Winter Semester
  6. Sustainable Tourism & Local Development (ENV571, ‘TOURISM’, 2 ECTS)
  7. Research Design & Methods in Social Sciences (ENV581, ‘METHODS’, 3 ECTS) – Prerequisite: “Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (I and II)” @ CEU Autumn & Winter Semesters

See also the EXAM DATES 2022 for the elective courses and the UAegean MESPOM 2022 Student Handbook

DAILY  2022 schedule for all courses


The following research papers are based on the (thesis) research of MESPOM students at the Department of Environment, University of the Aegean (the MESPOM students’name is in bold):

LIVING on Lesvos