MESPOM applications for the 2024-2026 study has opened. As in previous years, CEU in Vienna will receive and process the applications on behalf of the consortium. 

Please note that many staff are working remotely as part of the university’s measures to protect the community and remain contactable by email (

MESPOM invites applications from all countries. Successful candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent (180 ECTS credits) in environmental studies or closely related fields. Candidates with first degrees in agricultural studies, social sciences, legal and administrative studies, economics, engineering or natural sciences will also be considered if they show commitment to environmental challenges, usually through voluntary or professional work with on-the-job training.

Admission is based on the academic and intellectual excellence of applicants as well as their motivation and prior experience. All candidates should demonstrate proficiency in English. In order to create a multicultural learning environment, the Consortium strives to achieve a balance between various geographic and disciplinary backgrounds of MESPOM students.

Admission to MESPOM is highly competitive. A successful applicant has typically graduated with excellent grades (GPA of 3.5 or above) from a recognized university or institution of higher education and/or has a successful professional environmental career. S/he understands global environmental challenges and has a clear commitment to contribute to their resolution. 

Personal Data Protection

Information relating to individuals (personal data) is collected and used in accordance with the Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18.12.2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data (OJ L8 of 12.01.2001, p. 1).

For further information please consult the EACEA privacy statement and the privacy statement of the MESPOM Consortium. 

Updated: September 12, 2023