Welcome: MSc Landscape Architecture for Global Sustainability

By Monica Vestvik

Urban agriculture with plants growing in a rooftop garden in a Chinese city.
Urban agriculture with plants growing in a rooftop garden in a Chinese city. Photo: Shutterstock

Welcome to our new students!

Combining practices from landscape architecture and studies in global development, planning and ecology, this programme offers a unique approach to global environmental and social challenges.

Programme for Introduction Week 2023

  • Monday 14 August
  • 10:30 (Kassa Nova, KA 332A)

    Meet and greet. Meeting leader: Maria Gabriella Trovato

    Welcome from the Vice Dean for Education at LANDSAM: Grete Patil

    Welcome by the Head of the School of Landscape Architecture and presentation of the GLA-staff: Nina Berre

    Presentation of the students and their backgrounds: Gabriella Trovato
  • 11:15

    Lunch outside the Clock building (Urbygningen) with the other study programs at ILA
  • 12:15-14:15 (KA332A)

    Presentation of the study program by Gabriella Trovato (approx. 30 min)

    Presentation of GLA301 by Kerstin Potthof (approx. 10-15 min)

    Presentation of GLA302 by Jorg Siweke (approx. 10-15 min)

    Presentation of GLA303 by Lei Gao (approx. 10 min)

    Information from the study advisor/LANDSAM study administration (max 45 minutes)
  • Tuesday 15 August

    New students will continue to attend GLA301. The schedule can be found in CANVAS and GLA301.
  • Friday 18 August

    GLA301 will finish at 12:00 so that students can attend the matriculation ceremony.


Welcome to a memorable few years as a student at NMBU!

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