Territory Management & Local Development

Management and Engineering of Territorial Development in Europe course


The objective of this master’s degree is to train territorial developers who are also specialists in setting up and managing European projects. This double competence is a real asset today from a professional point of view considering the current needs and stakes of territorial authorities.

The master is notably supported in terms of research by the UMR Amure, through the thematic axis “Management of socio-ecosystems and support to public policies“, while also relying on an important network of territorial development professionals, who take an active part in the training.

Skills acquired

The training provided is focused on the acquisition of a set of skills to meet the four main requirements of the professions of “Management and Engineering of Territorial Development in Europe ;

  • an ability to analyse the territory;
  • an ability to mobilise and organise the cooperation of actors;
  • technical mastery of project engineering from a sustainable development perspective;


Internships are for 2 and 6 months, with opportunities abroad, particularly in Quebec.

What’s next

Further studies

Registration for a thesis.

Professional integration

The master has an “alumni network group”. Regular surveys show that the good integration of students since the opening of the training in 2000, does not deny itself! The master has delivered some 260 diplomas.

Sectors of activity

  • territorial public service
  • consular chambers (CCI, professional bodies…)
  • engineering, studies (study firms, consultancies)
  • local development structures (town planning, economy, tourism, etc.)
  • social and solidarity economy
  • management of large facilities
  • management of European projects


Professional integration is one of the great strengths of the master’s programme. Among the professions currently practised by former students :

  • ocal development officer
  • Director General of Services of a community of communes
  • territorial attaché
  • European engineer and project manager<
  • consultant in consultancies and consular support organisations
  • human resources manager

Training pluses

  • Active and highly professional teaching (half of the teaching is provided by professionals in territorial development), coupled with a large network of alumni, involved in the training.
  • Partnerships with Quebec and field studies in immersion (France and abroad)
  • Highly involved teaching team made up of academics, professionals and alumni, working methods (group work) and multiple assessments
  • Real practical application, illustrated in particular by two major annual collective field studies supervised by teachers and professionals.

Student life

The master’s association, Intermède, takes a very active part in the life of the master’s programme and is behind a number of initiatives and the organisation of various activities, meetings, trips


Brest, France



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Responsible for the training

  • Erwann Charles (master GTDL & master 2)
  • Julien Hay (master 1)