TROPIMUNDO is an EC-funded and excellence-labelled Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems.

The TROPIMUNDO consortium is composed of 8 institutes in Programme Countries (European) (including University of La Réunion) and 4 higher education institutes in Partner Countries (non-European).

    Description & Contents

    Every trajectory of 4 semesters constitutes a unique combination of courses and expertises :

    1. In a first semester, students start at a European institute of their choice to acquire similar competences. 
    2. In a second semester field experience and courses will take place in a university in a tropical area. Students can choose University of La Réunion (UniRé) to follow skill & qualification in tropical biodiversity modules + a tropical and biodiversity and ecosystems Field School : Tropical Forest Ecosystems of Reunion Island and the South West Indian Ocean Region (including field trips in both Madagascar and Reunion islands). This semester will be mutualized with Semester 2 of master M1 BEE BEST-T and all courses will be taught in english (starting year 2020-2021)
    3. The third semester will cover a specialization in a European university different from the first semester. 
    4. The fourth semester is dedicated to the MSc Thesis and students return to where they started out. 



    In-depth information

    Please visit the consortium website for more information:


    Student applications for 2022 - 2023 are opened until 15 / 01 / 2022. 

    Local coordinator

    For University of La Réunion