Master Track SDD

Sustainable Development Diplomacy (SDD) is a special, selective track within the Master programmes Climate Studies (MCL, Specialisation Climate, Society and Economics), Environmental Sciences (MES, Major Environmental Policy), Forest and Nature Conservation (MFN, Specialization Policy & Society) and International Development Studies (MID, Specialization Politics & Governance of Development) of Wageningen University & Research (WUR), the Netherlands. The purpose of the track is to provide students – who will be future academics, professionals, and leaders in the public and private sector – with a combination of theory and practice of (inter)national diplomacy in the field of sustainable development. This track allows students to better understand, analyse and tackle the world’s most challenging sustainability problems.

Please read the brochure on the right for more information about the track and the selection procedure. Important dates for the selection procedure this year are:

• Wednesday September 7, 17:30, Orion - Room C1005
Information meeting

• Friday 16 September, 23:59
Application deadline (applications should be sent to

• Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September
Short interviews with selected students

• Monday 26 September: Final selection

Students of the SDD-track also organise their own activities and represent a community that is being renewed each year. For more information on the student network, take a look at their website.