Leadership for Sustainability Transition, Certificate | University of Geneva | Genève, Switzerland
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Leadership for Sustainability Transition

5 days
900 CHF/full
900 CHF/full
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Boost your sustainability career skillset with an intensive experience into becoming a more resilient and effective agent of sustainable transition. This Leadership for Sustainability Transition is offered by the University of Geneva.


We train both the hard and soft skills equipping you with tools and methodologies to consciously navigate and master local as well as national and international dynamics of change. With the your new readings of sustainability goals and elements of change you will be able to clearly define your vision and goals while engaging others in your vision.


This Leadership for Sustainability Transition course at the University of Geneva will help you build your tool-kit at three levels by combining:

  • A solid exploration of effective response mechanisms to change and needed policy frameworks.
  • A practical perspective based on ongoing projects and best practices in Switzerland and beyond.
  • A deeper dive into the self-leadership skills necessary to aspire and engage your community.

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • The evolution of the sustainability framework and agenda.
  • Ecological transition in cities.
  • Sustainability data.
  • Profiling cities.
  • Infrastructures to infrasystems.
  • Skillsets for future sustainability professions.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 days

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Geneva and/or in Switzerland, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • CV: academic and/or professional resume
    • Motivation letter (maximum of 500 words): explain briefly your motivations to take part in the course of your choice
    • University certificate of registration (external students only): only students providing such a certificate are eligible for the external students fee

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    900 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 CHF for the full programme during 5 days.
  • National

    900 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 CHF for the full programme during 5 days.
  • Junior Professionals: CHF 1,100

  • External students: CHF 900
  • UNIGE students: CHF 250

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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