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Master of Science in Global Sustainability Science degree – MS-GSS

The Master of Science in Global Sustainability Science is a two-year collaborative degree program offered jointly by Arizona State University (ASU), USA, and of Lüneburg, Germany.

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Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together leaders, stakeholders, and people from multiple disciplines to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.

The School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees in sustainability at the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, as well as through ASU Online.


Fischer appointed to board of sustainable consumption organization

Fischer appointed to board of sustainable consumption organization

Assistant Professor Daniel Fischer from Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability has been appointed as a board member to SCORAI, the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative. Fischer is a trained primary and secondary school teacher with a master’s degree in educational management and school development and a doctoral degree in sustainability science. In his...

Are co-ops the business model of the future in Arizona?

Are co-ops the business model of the future in Arizona?

Workshop event on co-ops aims to take a step toward an inclusive, sustainable statewide economy. If the word “co-op” makes you think of a group of hippies sitting around unable to agree on anything, then Nigel Forrest suggests you think again. Cooperatives, according to Forrest, are viable, dynamic and thriving businesses that look after the interests...

Meet sustainability junior Tammy Nguyen

Meet sustainability junior Tammy Nguyen

Tammy Nguyen is one powerhouse of a student. Although her initial decision for her degree was to attend the University of Arizona, Nguyen decided to join Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability just in time before her freshman year began. She started out not knowing much about the School of Sustainability, let alone Sustainability itself,...

What is sustainability?

Sustainability is improving human well-being and ensuring social equity for present and future generations while safeguarding the planet’s life-supporting ecosystems. -Dean of School of Sustainability, Chris Boone

about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.