Department of Environmental Sciences


The Department of Environmental Sciences is ideally located alongside the Anse Royale Bay and surrounding mountains. This setting offers our students a unique opportunity to study and practise environmental science in both marine and terrestrial environments, with access to research laboratories and infrastructure that ensures well-rounded and skilled young scientists are created.


To enable knowledgeable and skilled graduates passionate about addressing environmental challenges encountered in Seychelles, in the region and beyond, and provide sound scientific research to support conservation and management of marine, coastal and terrestrial resources.


To graduate knowledgeable and skilled environmental practitioners who can be innovative when addressing environmental challenges encountered globally, with emphasis on small island tropical states. Furthermore, our mission is to graduate practitioners who can work collaboratively with global and local organizations to ensure progress in sustainable development.

Philosophy / Core Values

To ensure that collaboration between local and international organisations takes place and that a platform is provided to allow for increased access, cost-effective and long-term training in environmental science and ecosystem-based management.

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