Sustainable Development in Tropical Regions

Postgraduate Degree

Course Overview

The program in b-learning is taught in São Tomé and Príncipe but aimed at all tropical regions in development. It aims to give general training on the problems of sustainability and sustainable development with a strong applied component, addressing the problems of the tropics. The curricular units cover the most important topics, from food and health, natural resources and development policies, to heritage and conservation, well-being and quality of life. The various units of the course address specific situations and problems of the tropical regions, be it environmental, social or economic.

Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 2 Semesters/60 ECTS credits (60 required in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

- Top Technical Career in Public Administration - Local development organizations and NGOs - International agencies such as the United Nations (UNDP, FAO) and foundations with programs in the field of environment, health and development - Teachers, entrepreneurs and business technicians

Specific Entry Requirements

There are no restrictions regarding the education area of the candidate, given the scope of the course, priority is given to candidates with training in social, economic, political, environmental, food and health areas.

Access Routes and Applications

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

International Students
2500 €

Course Department


Information not available.


Contact Information

Director: João Manuel Bernardo []

Academic Manager: Maria Leonor Teixeira
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE