ERG Admissions

The Fall 2019 graduate application for ERG is open. Apply here. For more information please go to ERG Admissions. Admissions close on December 3, 2018 at 8:59 pm PST.

For additional information on UC Berkeley graduate school admissions and funding, please go to Berkeley Graduate Division. International applicants will find valuable information at Berkeley International Office. For questions contact

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The Energy and Resources Group

ERG is a col­lab­o­ra­tive com­mu­nity of grad­u­ate stu­dents, core fac­ulty, over 150 affil­i­ated fac­ulty and researchers across the cam­pus, and over 500 alumni across the globe. We award MA, MS, and PhD degrees to stu­dents work­ing across dis­ci­plines and depart­ments to cre­ate poten­tially trans­for­ma­tive knowl­edge for the planet and its peo­ple. ERG is a world-renowned pro­gram with a 40-year his­tory of out­stand­ing research, edu­ca­tion and outreach to gov­ern­ment, indus­try, and civil soci­ety at the state, national and inter­na­tional levels.

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ERG Mission

The mission of the Energy and Resources Group is a sustainable environment and a just society.

ERG actively promotes intellectual, racial, ethnic, and gender inclusion; researches the impacts of equality and inequality; and celebrates diversity in our community.

ERG Media

The Chowdhury Center Distinguished Lecture for 2018 – Dan Kammen

The Clean Energy Transition in Bangladesh - Local and Global Impacts and Opportunities Read more

John Harte: ERG Annual Lecture 2018

The 24th Energy and Resources Group Annual Lecture on Energy and the Environment on Thursday, April 5 with ERG and ESPM Professor John Harte. Read more

Dan Kammen at the MIT Energy Initiative

Dan Kammen discusses current efforts in clean energy innovation and implementation, and what's coming next. Read more

The Trust for Public Land to be Lead By Diane Regas

Diane Regas strives to improve access to parks and natural areas as The Trust for Public Land's new President and CEO. Read more

300 Years of Climate Data, Turned into Sound

UC Berkeley graduate students offer a new way to comprehend changes in CO2 concentration in the atmosphere and temperature averages over time. Read more