Geo-Information Science, M.Sc. | Wageningen University and Research | Wageningen, Netherlands
24 months
19600 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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Do you want to contribute to solving multidisciplinary and complex issues using geo-information systems, geo-informatics, remote sensing and data science? Then the Geo-Information Science programme at Wageningen University and Research is a perfect match for you!

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The increasing complexity of our society demands for specialists who can collect, manage, analyse and present spatial data using state-of-the-art methods and tools. At Wageningen University and Research  we offer a unique, top-quality programme that blends geo-information science methods, technologies and applications within environmental and life sciences for a changing world. Our Geo-Information Science graduates usually have a job waiting for them on graduation.

Why this programme?

  • A top-quality Geo-information science programme with integration of environmental and life science themes
  • The close and personal contacts with staff and fellow students create an informal and enjoyable study atmosphere where you will feel at home quickly.
  • A practical study with a focus on skill-building and the work field requirements.
  • A close international student group, where you meet students from all over the world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geo-information Science in Context
  • Geoscripting
  • Spatial and Temporal Analysis
  • Spatial Modelling and Statistics
  • Advanced Earth Observation
  • Big Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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General requirements

A WUR BSc degree in Forest and Nature Conservation, International Land and Water Management, Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning, Soil, Water, Atmosphere, or equivalent.

The norm for this equivalence is ≥6 ECTS in at least two of the following three topics:

  • Geo-information sciences (GIS)
  • Remote sensing
  • Programming skills

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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