Engineering and mining used to be the epitome of professional endeavours, but with the changing times they have lost their luster. The current era requires taking care of the environmental resources that are so vital to human life. The future focus of career guidance is on environmental scientists. Those people who want to save the planet and restore balance to the environment. If you are someone who heeds this call, you have come to the right place.
Here we have the best universities in the world to study environmental science:
- Harvard University, USA
Apart from its reputable academic courses, the environmental scientists here are also known for their collaborations with various multinational corporations and non-governmental organizations. This work is documented in various academic magazines and journals and serves as a guide for students at many other universities. Harvard is a dream location for someone who wants to gain experience on real-world issues while pursuing their education. If you want to be published, there can be no better alternative for you. The number of papers published here and then cited internationally is the highest of any leading institution on this list. You can enter Harvard as an undergraduate student and continue your journey in your postdoctoral dissertation without feeling the need to change your academic destination.
- Stanford University, USA
Stanford is not just an academic paradise; it is also a paradise for researchers and academics. It attracts dozens of scholars every month in the form of seminars and workshops. As an environmental science student here, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the field. Cutting-edge research and stimulating discussions will be your daily routine. Stanford allows you to bring your research, ideas and hypotheses to life. This should give you an idea of how difficult it is to get into college. The brightest minds from around the world compete for a place here. Once through, every door you can imagine will be open and yours.
- University of Oxford, UK
There is not an academic who has not heard of Oxford University Press. The reason, besides its wide academic presence, is the University of Oxford’s number of annual publications. These publications are the result of years of hard work by dedicated researchers. And as a student here, you will have access to countless sources of information. Environmental sciences, like other subjects, have their own academic wing and dedicated laboratories, a student cannot ask for anything more!
- Imperial College, UK
Located in the heart of civilization, Imperial College London is the center of much research work done in the country. Environmental science is approached as a practical subject as opposed to a theoretical subject (as it is interpreted in many universities). The advantage of this approach is that it allows for more practical solutions, more innovations, and therefore more alternatives for real-world applications. As a student, if you are stimulated by active change in your field, Imperial College is where you should go.
- University of Cambridge, UK
The large number of books coming out of this university and the reputation it holds in the academic world is more than enough to convince anyone of the seriousness of the work being done here. The University of Cambridge is one of the oldest academic institutions dedicated to environmental work. It is a great option for students interested in pursuing research work. Grants and scholarship aid are plentiful here; alumni and international companies donate to the cause. Getting into Cambridge may not be easy, but once you’re done, the exhilaration of working for the cause is unlike anything you’ve felt before.
- University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The University of Copenhagen is at the forefront of the fight against climate change in Denmark. It holds an exemplary reputation for research work in the country and is the seat of many historic changes in legislation (concerning the environment) and industrial regulations. Researchers at the university do not work for financial wealth but rather to bring sustainability into people’s consumption patterns. The focus is not on breakthrough innovations and patents, but rather on redefining people’s way of life so that the environmental impact of rapid industrialization can be minimized. The research here is cited in articles around the world.
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