Applications invited for M.A. Sustainable & Inclusive Development

Applications invited for M.A. Sustainable & Inclusive Development

Institute Name: MIT-World Peace University (MIT-WPU)

Apply By: 26 Aug 2019

About the Organization

MIT-World Peace University (MIT-WPU) is situated in Pune - the cultural capital of Maharashtra. MIT World Peace University- known as MIT-WPU, is a center for scientific, educational, technological & spiritual development for the youth. They enable our students to face the challenges of the present and the future technical advancements of a fast changing world by incorporating best of academics, industrial, research and value-based education.

Program Details

MIT-WPU’s MA programs aim to create global thought leaders in the fields of Sustainability, Humanitarian Action, Rural Development, Social Innovations and more, so that candidates can bring in expert opinions and innovative solutions to the problems faced by the society today. There are exclusive specializations available under the MA program, giving the candidate the option to acquire the desired expertise & contribute in creating an ecological, liberal and responsible society.


MIT-WPU’s Transdisciplinary MA in Sustainability program helps the candidate to gain a broad range of skills which equips candidates with the critical mindset to bring a positive change in the society they are living in. The program helps candidates to branch out into specializations and learn specifics of the subjects they want to build their career in.

MA Sustainable & Inclusive Development

This specialization focuses on providing their students with the learnings for the societal development in a sustainable manner with a specific aim to nurture them into experts who have an in-depth understanding of challenging real-world questions like – “how the world economy continue to develop in a way that is socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable?” and develop practical solutions for the same.

MA Compassion, Peace, Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Management

This specialization aims to create thought leaders who have the competence to shape the future of humanitarian action; and make the society more compassionate, sustainable and liberal. MIT-WPU has collaborated with leading international experts, universities, humanitarian agencies and centers of excellence to provide an accurate exposure to the students opting for this specialization.

MA Sustainable Rural Development

This specialization empower their students with the right blend of management ethics, values & expertise to improve the rural scenario in our country. The core learnings are around understanding the Indian Economy, its political structures, agro-based industries and agricultural risk management.

MA Ecology, Society and Sustainable Development

This specialization focuses on equipping students with the required knowledge to create a sustainable tomorrow. They will get to understand the intertwined challenges of environmental protection, landscape ecology, conservation of natural resources, livelihood security and how to create innovative solutions for the betterment of society and the environment.

MA Social Innovations and Entrepreneurship (SIE)

This specialization will help them to in bringing development through entrepreneurship and innovations. They will get to understand a blend of social innovations with an entrepreneurial mindset and managerial skills & also learn how to analyze complex social problems and introduce innovative solutions with entrepreneurial zeal, and sustainable development.


To apply for MA Sustainability Social Sciences programs, candidates are required to meet the following criteria:

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent are eligible to apply. The experience of candidates in working with the social sector, civil society institutions, in livelihood programs, on policy advocacy, project planning and monitoring will be given due weightage.

How to Apply

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