GEOGRAPHY, CAPITAL, SPACE PROGRAMMES: FROM MILITARY CONTROL TO EARTH OBSERVATION | GEONIGHT 2023

The International Night of Geography 2023 is an event taking place worldwide on Friday 14 April 2023. Since its first edition in 2018, World Geography Night (GeoNight) aims to highlight geography and geographers and to be able to give the general public the opportunity to become familiar with geographical concepts and studies, making geographical research more accessible […]

NEW TERRITORIAL SUSTAINABLE PATHS: PARTICIPATORY MAPPING, EMPOWERMENT AND COOPERATION | GEONIGHT 2023

The International Night of Geography 2023 is an event taking place worldwide on Friday 14 April 2023. Since its first edition in 2018, the International Night of Geography (GeoNight) aims to highlight geography and geographers and to be able to give the general public the opportunity to become familiar with geographical concepts and studies, making geographical research […]

LIQUID WINTER: The climate crisis, the highlands and the end of the mass ski season

LIQUID WINTER: The climate crisis, the highlands and the end of the mass ski season Presentation of the book and meeting with the authors Michele Nardelli and Maurizio Dematteis >March 13th  | 10.30 – 12.30 CET The event will be held ONLINE on Zoom in Italian and English and FACE-TO-FACE, only in Italian, in Aula T | […]

International Master STeDe-CCD summer school in South Africa

International Master STeDe-CCD summer school in South Africa: an intense and exciting 2-week experience The summer school in South Africa with the second year students of the International Master on Sustainable Territorial Development: Climate Change, Diversity and Cooperation has just concluded. The University of Padova, with a strong support from the University of Johannesburg, partner […]

CCD-STeDe becomes an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master!

From the a.y. 2023/2024 until the a.y. 2026/2027, the International Master on Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development become part of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master promoted and co-funded by the European Union. Thanks to EU support, 80 Erasmus Mundus scholarships will be distributed to the best-ranked students from all over the World, during […]

STeDe history

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s “Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development” (CCD-STeDe) is rooted in the actions implemented since 2019 as the evolution of the International Joint Master Degree previously named Sustainable Territorial Development (STeDe), created under the Erasmus Mundus Programme and ran for 8 intakes (2010-2014 | 2016 – 202). STeDe was previously […]

IV International Conference on Climate Justice

IV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE JUSTICE Toward COP27 – Gender Intersectionality and Climate Justice The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Climate Justice and the international research group “Climate Change, Territories, Diversities” have the pleasure of inviting you to the fourth international conference on 26th October from 15.30 to 19.30 (CEST), entirely dedicated to the topic of Climate Justice intersected with the […]

Buen vivir in practice. Cuencas Sagradas: a bioregional plan of indigenous nations of Ecuador and Peru Amazon

Buen vivir in practice. Cuencas Sagradas: a bioregional plan of indigenous nations of Ecuador and Peru Amazon October 19th  | 15.30 – 17.30 CEST Online streaming on our facebook page > Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padova) > KEY LECTURERS: Belen Paez – President of Fundación Pachamama Manari Ushigua Santi […]

Pluriverse of practices: how to spread and weave real alternatives | LIVE Conference

Conference Pluriverse of practices: how to spread and weave real alternatives 5 October | 15.30 – 17.30  CEST Streaming online on our facebook page > Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padua) > KEYNOTE LECTURE Ashish Kothari Kalpavriksh, Vikalp Sangam and Global Tapestry of Alternatives, Pune, India Ashish Kothari is founder-member […]

Landscape of Justice: agroecology, nature matrix, food sovereignty

In the framework of the welcoming week in Padova for the new students of the International Master in Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development, we are glad to invite you to the webinar “Landscape of Justice: agroecology, nature matrix, food sovereignty” 13th September 2022 | 15.00-17.00 CEST Streaming online on our Facebook page > […]

European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas: experiences of alliance among communities, tourism opportunities, and places

In the framework of the welcoming week in Padova for the new students of the International Master in Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development, we are glad to invite you to the webinar “European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas: experiences of alliance among communities, tourism opportunities, and places“ 14th September 2022 | […]

III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE JUSTICE

Climate Justice for climate change adaptation: towards unburnable carbon criteria definition The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Climate Justice and the international research group “Climate Change, Territories, Diversities” have the pleasure of inviting you to our third international conference of two days (21-22th July) entirely dedicated to Climate Justice and the Phasing out from fossil fuels The conference aims at […]

CCD-STeDe is among the best solutions for education to sustainability!

The International Master Programme Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development participated in the Award Sustainable and Resilient Public Administrations, promoted by Forum PA and ASviS (Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development). It made it to the finals, being recognised as one of the three best solutions in the category of education on the topics of […]

Webinar: Agroecology transitions: among science, movements, practices

We are glad to invite you to the online webinar on “Agroecology transitions: among science, movements, practices”, organised in the framework of the Master’s Degree course in Natural Science Agroecology and Ecosystem Services, University of Padova The online webinar will be held in Italian, on the 7th of June from 9.30 to 12.30 CEST For […]

3rd call | Mobility scholarships available!

The selection process of the first two calls for application is now concluded and we are happy to announce that there are still some mobility scholarships available for paths 2 and 4! Regional and local studies / Estudos Regionais e Locais University of Padova and Universidade da Madeira teaching languages: English and Portuguese Environmental Management University […]

Contacts

  The Team Università degli Studi di Padova CCD-STEDE Secretariat, Università degli Studi di Padova, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile Edile e Ambientale, Via Marzolo, 9 35131 Padova – Italy ReferenceReference contact for information: stedeccd.dicea@unipd.it  Prof. Massimo de Marchi Programme Coordinator (from Batch X) and Local Coordinator massimo.de-marchi@unipd.it Natasha Sega Teaching Assistant (from Batch X) stedeccd.dicea@unipd.it […]

DISCOVER THE ERASMUS MUNDUS JOINT MASTER PROGRAMME ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND DIVERSITY: SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT (CCD-STeDe)

20 Erasmus Mundus scholarships available! The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master CCD-STeDe is a world-leading programme in the field of sustainable territorial development in the context of climate justice. CCD-STEDE is a two-year Master’s course, training researchers and professionals to support organizations acting in the territory (enterprises, local communities, civil society organizations) and to draft sustainable development […]

Reforesting The Mind | Indigenous Vision For Climate Justice

In the framework of the World Geography Night 2022 occurring on Friday the 1st of April 2022, the International Master Programme on Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development (CCD-STeDe), together with the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence of the University of Padua are actively participating in the programme. The aim is to contribute to […]

How To Lie with Maps | Critical Cartography Workshop

In the framework of the World Geography Night 2022 occurring on Friday the 1st of April 2022, the International Master Programme on Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development (CCD-STeDe), together with the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence of the University of Padua are actively participating in the programme. The aim is to contribute to […]

CCD-STeDe International Master | 2nd call for application OPEN

The second call for application for the new 2022-2024 CCD – SteDe programme is now open! Deadline: 26th of April This is the last opportunity to apply for international students (non-EU) What is the new International Master’s Degree Course CCD-STeDe? From this edition, the international master’s degree is spreading worldwide, even more! There is the […]

LECTIO MAGISTRALIS “Climate Crisis | Impacts, Scenarios and Opportunities”

The International Master STeDe-CCD is pleased to inform you about and invite you to the inaugural event of the new bachelor course “Climate Change and Adaptation in Ecosystems and Societies” of the Engineering for Environment and Territory that will be held online on 28th of February from 10.30 to 12.30 CET with the presence of Luca Mercalli, well-known Italian climatologist and […]

Commons and bottom-up participation: Southern European perspectives

CONFERENCE: Commons and bottom-up participation: Southern European perspectives   // In presence and online | 21 January 2022 | 16.00 – 18.00 (CET) // Aula CM – Dip. ICEA, via Ognissanti 39 (Padova) // Live Streaming on Facebook page EMSTeDe – KEYNOTE LECTURES: Alexandros Kioupkiolis and Manuela Zechner – Introduction: Prof. Alessio Surian (UniPd) – Coordination: […]

Pathways to the future of Buen vivir: the bioregional plan of Cuencas Sagradas in the Amazon

Conference Pathways to the future of Buen vivir: the bioregional plan of Cuencas Sagradas in the Amazon October 20th  | 17.30 – 19.15 CEST Online streaming on our facebook page > Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padova) > KEY LECTURE: Belen Paez – President Fundación Pachamama Manari Ushigua Santi – […]

Food sovereignty, agroecology and agrobusiness, reflections from Argentina case

Conference Food sovereignty, agroecology and agrobusiness, reflections from Argentina case September 22nd  | 11.30 – 12.30 CEST Online streaming on our facebook page > Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padova) > KEY LECTURE | prof. Valeria Hernández (IRD Argentine, UMR CESSMA) > Discussants: prof. Salvatore Pappalardo, prof. Alberto Diantini [Kick-Off […]

After oil: reflection on petroculture

Conference After oil: reflection on petroculture  September 20th  | 16.30 – 18.30 CEST Online streaming on our facebook page > Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padova) > KEY LECTURE | prof. Imre Szeman (University of Waterloo) > Discussants: prof. Salvatore Pappalardo, prof. Alberto Diantini [Kick-Off Seminar of the International Joint […]

Edible cities and city-nature resonances | International seminar

International seminar | Edible cities and city-nature resonances Prof. Martina Artmann Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) Coordinator: prof. Massimo De Marchi STeDe general director and Professor of Agroecology and Ecosystem Services (University of Padova) 18 May 2021 16.30 /  18.30 CET The event will be delivered online through the ZOOM platform. […]

Main agroecological structure: integrations between agricultural practices and landscape ecology

Prof. Tomás Enrique León Sicard Instituto de Estudios Ambientales – Universidad Nacional de Colombia Introduction Dr. Federico Bigaran – Coordinator of the Ecovinegoals project – Autonomous Province of Trento – Rural Development and Policies Service Dr. Luca Dalla Libera – Agenda 21 Consulting srl Coordinator: prof. Massimo De Marchi, STeDe general director   The meeting […]

Municipalism and alternative to development: sustainability and solidarity

Municipalism and alternative to development: sustainability and solidarity “Municipality of Padua approach for peace and international solidarity” with Francesca Benciolini – Councilor for peace, human rights and international cooperation “Commons and degrowth: from dream to project in Italian Municipalities” with Matteo Francesconi – Deputy mayor of Capannori and Italian association of Virtuous Municipalities 11 November […]

Feminism and Degrowth: Post Development Paths beyond Pandemia

Feminism and Degrowth: Post Development Paths beyond Pandemia with Susan Paulson | Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida 04 November 2020 17.30 | 19.00 Live Streaming on our facebook page Download here the flyer of the conference. Organized within the course on Alternatives to development and territorial practices of post development (Coordinator: prof. […]

Cuencas Sagradas in the Amazon: indigenous rainforest “territories for life”

Cuencas Sagradas in the Amazon: indigenous rainforest “territories for life” with Belen Paez | Presidenta Fundación Pachamama Manari Ushigua Santi | President of Sápara Nation, spirit healer 28 Oct 2020 | 17.00 – 19.00 Live Streaming on our Facebook page Download here the flyer of the conference. Organized within the course on Alternatives to development […]

Earth Vikalp Sangam: a Global Tapestry of Alternatives for Justice and Sustainability

Online conference Earth Vikalp Sangam: a Global Tapestry of Alternatives for Justice and Sustainability with Ashish Kothari | Kalpavriksh, Vikalp Sangam, andGlobal Tapestry of Alternatives (Pune, India) > 14 Oct 2020 (17.30 | 19.00) > Live Streaming on our Facebook page  > Download the flyer Organized within the course on “Alternatives to development and territorial […]

Agroecological transitions in the era of pandemics: combining local knowledge and the appropriation of new technologies

Online conference Agroecological transitions in the era of pandemics: combining local knowledge and the appropriation of new technologies September 22nd | 16.30 – 18.00 Online streaming on our facebook page > Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padova) > KEY LECTURE | prof. Miguel Angel Altieri (Department of Environmental Science, Policy, […]

Climate justice after fossil fuels: Deconstructing the Global Petroleumscape

Conference Climate justice after fossil fuels: Deconstructing the Global Petroleumscape  September 21st  | 14.30 – 16.00 Online streaming on our facebook page > Introduction and presentation | prof. Massimo De Marchi (University of Padova) > KEY LECTURE | prof. Carola Hein (Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft) > Discussants: prof. Salvatore Pappalardo, […]

Update about the first semester – 2020/2021 STeDe Program

We inform that the entire offer of the first semester in Padova of 2020/2021 STeDe  will be by online learning, granting quality, innovative and personalized teaching, based on following elements: – delivered mainly in synchronous mode – compulsory attendance – delivery times established in the academic calendar and organized on Central European Time – active approach The online teaching […]

Students

Visa Academic Calendar Enrollment Facilities Graduation Ceremony

Programme

Presentation Programme structure First semester Second semester Third Semester Fourth semester Diploma Documents

Ambassadors

STEDE Ambassadors are available to share their experience with anybody who is willing to attend the EMJMD in Sustainable Territorial Development. Ambassadors can provide specific information about visa application, health insurance and other administrative procedures tailored on their own country of origin.

Legal Notice/Privacy/Disclaimer

Disclaimer Views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the EMJMD STEDE website belong solely to the authors, and do not represent views, thoughts, and opinisions of the European Agency for Culture Education and Audiovisual (EACEA). Privacy Who we are Our website is: https://em-stede.eu Following the article 13 of UE regulation n. 2016/679, also named General Data […]

Selection

Selection procedure Step 1: Receiving applications Step 2: Pre-selected candidates will be notified and a zoom  interview will be fixed Step 3: All selected students, students on the reserve list and not selected will be notified by email Appeal procedure Any complaint about the decisions of the “Selection Committee” must be produced by 7 days […]

Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association

EMA was established in 2006 at the initiative of the Directorate General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. The Association was driven by the Erasmus Mundus students from the very start developing into a dynamic and democratic organisation. In October 2006 the first EMA Liaison Group has met to decide on the statute […]

Annual conference

Alumni and Students organize every year a reunion to meet each other and share experiences. The annual meeting is an excellent opportunity to preserve old relations and build new ones. In the framework of the annual meeting, mentoring and networking initiatives are developed to explore career paths and employment opportunities. In other words, it provides […]

Application

Soon updating for Intake 2022/2023    Admission criteria (till intake 2020/2021) Candidates are required to: be a person with outstanding academic and/or professional experience who lectures or conducts research in a higher education institution or a research organisation established in accordance with national legislation and practice; carry her/his research activities in the field of sustainable […]

Presentation

Till Intake 2019/2020 All partner institutions involved in the Erasmus Mundus STeDe Master welcome applications from prospective visiting scholars. Established researchers and teachers of higher education institutions, experts and professionals may apply for a scholarship in order to contribute to the joint programme. during the academic year 2017/2018: at Università degli Studi di Padova and […]

Scholarships and Funding opportunities

Batch 13 (2023/24) For candidates applying to the first call (5 December 2022 – 10 March 2023): Thanks to the support of the European programme Erasmus Mundus, every year, approximately 20 Erasmus Mundus scholarships are available, distributed per academic path: PATH 1: Climate change, sustainability, development / Cambio Climático, Sustentabilidad y Desarrollo (University of Padova […]

Consortium

Presentation From the intake 2011/2012 the International Master degree on  Sustainable Territorial Development, STEDE, is offered by a Consortium of top ranked Universities and outstanding professional partners with complementary expertise on the field of Sustainable Territorial Development. Till the intake 2020/2021 the members of the Consortium are 6 Universities:  University of Padova (Italy), KU Leuven […]

Tuition fees

For all Selected students the participation costs/”tuition fees” are: 4,000 Euros/Academic Year (EU Applicants) 7,000 Euros/Academic Year (for non-EU Applicants) For non-EU Applicants belonging from countries of partner universities, Andean Community (Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Bolivia), South Africa and Burkina Faso,  tuition fees will be 4,000 Euros/Academic Year The Consortium Board may apply fee waivers reducing […]

Application

How to prepare your application Checklist uploads 1) Copy of your Passport or ID 2) Proof of place of residence (e.g. residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate’s municipality normal registration rules or certificate from the candidate’s place of work, study or training issued by the institution in question, etc. For more info on eligible documents, […]

Requirements

NEW: Have a look at the video tutorials to receive some tips on how to submit a successful application! CCD-STeDe Master course is open to non-EU and EU candidates. Candidates are required to have: first cycle academic degree of at least 3 years – 180 ECTS credits (Licenciatura, Academic Bachelor degree, Diploma di Laurea di […]

Alumni

Annual Conference Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association Alumni Wall Ambassadors

About us

Consortium Our Partners Contacts Supporters STeDe History  

Programme structure

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree CCD-STeDe consists of 120 ECTS credits spread over two academic years (From September to August). All the course units and educational activities are offered in the participating universities through a specific mobility scheme for the students: each participant will study in at least 2 different countries. All students enrolled […]

Fourth semester

Intake 2022/2023 | 2023/2024 – Four Paths Path 1: Climate change, sustainability, development / Cambio Climático, Sustentabilidad y Desarrollo (University of Padova and Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar) Internship (12 ECTS) and Thesis (18 ECTS) are jointly carried out under the responsibility of UNIPD (host university). The case study can also be outside the Country of […]

Third Semester

Intake 2022/2023 | 2023/2024 – Four Paths TEACHING UNITS   Path 1: Climate change, sustainability, development / Cambio Climático, Sustentabilidad y Desarrollo (University of Padova and Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar; teaching languages: English and Spanish) – blended CU1 : Cambio climático y economías alternativas (12ECTS) (online) (UASB) Cambio climático: Evidencia científica (4 ECTS) Economía Ecológica […]

Second semester

2022/2023 | 2023/2024 – Four Paths TEACHING UNITS Path 1: Climate change, sustainability, development / Cambio Climático, Sustentabilidad y Desarrollo (Spanish) Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (Quito, Ecuador) – online and in presence CU0 : Comunicación, cultura y conocimiento del entorno sociocultural ecuatoriano (no ECTS) CU1 : Herramientas para investigación en adaptación al cambio climático (8ECTS) […]

First semester

Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy)   TEACHING UNITS (a.y. 2022/2023 | 2023/2024) (in presence) CU1 : Communication, culture and the knowledge of Italian socio-cultural environment (3 ECTS) CU2 : Territory, development and alternatives (6 ECTS) Unit A: Microfinance for territorial change (3 ECTS) Unit B: Alternatives to development and territorial practices of post development (3 […]

Documents

Marks Coversion Table Marks_Conversion_table     Documents will be updated in the next months   Consortium Agreement The Consortium Agreement defines and regulates the partnership and the programme delivery. Draft Student Agreement The Student Agreement defines rights and obligations of the students attending the programme.

Diploma

At the end of the course students will be awarded a second level degree (Master’s level degree) that gives access to third level degree courses (Doctoral’s level degree courses). Delivered Degree:   For ENTRANCE 2022/2024 and 2023/2025 At the end of the courses students will receive a double degree (path 1,2,3) or a joint degree […]

Presentation

NEW ERASMUS MUNDUS JOINT MASTER DEGREE From the academic year 2023/24 until the academic year 2026/27 the International Master on Climate Change and Diversity: Sustainable Territorial Development has been awarded as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree by the European Commission. This unique, inclusive, high-quality, innovative, multi-languages, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master is managed by a […]