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Prof. Aleh Cherp leads a new project

January 23, 2015

Prof. Aleh Cherp leads a new project on the Politics of Energy Transitions supported by the International Social Sciences Council’s Transformation to Sustainability Program as part of the Future Earth initiative.

Prof. Aleh Cherp co-authors a paper

January 23, 2015

Prof. Aleh Cherp co-authors a paper on the concept of energy security with Dr. Jewell of IIASA, an EPRG alumna. The paper can be freely retrieved at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421514004960. It argues that energy security should be conceptualized as an instance of security in general and that it can be defined as low vulnerability of vital energy systems which support critical social functions and can be drawn sectorally or geographically.

2014 Student Policy Conference “Crisis and Transition”

January 14, 2015

On December 19th, the final day of the semester, the CEU Environmental Sciences and Policy department MSc students held the 2014 Student Policy Conference “Crisis and Transition”. As elaborated by the Conference Organization Committee, which was made up of ten students responsible for coordination and implementation of the conference, the conference theme referred to the many environmental crises our world faces today.

Texts of MESPOM 2014 theses are available!

January 14, 2015

Texts of MESPOM 2014 theses are available here!

MESPOM 2015 and beyond

January 5, 2015

Exactly 10 years ago MESPOM started as one of the first Erasmus Mundus (EM) Masters courses. It felt very special and exciting to pioneer joint European education: selecting students from diverse countries and backgrounds, designing courses based on complementary competences of the partners, setting up common academic quality assurance processes, and, last but not least, arranging the unique graduation ceremony on a boat cruising the beautiful Danube.