The Joint Master’s Degree (MSc) Programme on Integrated Drylands Management brings together different expertise and scientific resources of the partner institutes to build advanced human capital, and generate and adapt global knowledge for local solutions in drylands. The programme provides young professionals and scientists an international perspective on integrated resources management approaches in drylands and allows them to gain practical experience in different dryland countries. Throughout the programme, a strong emphasis will be placed on multidisciplinary approaches. The MSc Programme will offer a short intensive course and field research leading to the development of a Master’s thesis. The number of scholarships is limited. Students from developing countries are the target groups.