Meteorology and Air Quality, M.Sc. | Wageningen University and Research | Wageningen, Netherlands
24 months
19600 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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The Meteorology and Air Quality programme at Wageningen University and Research educates you as an atmospheric scientist or professional and you gain state-of-the-art in-depth understanding of meteorological processes and atmospheric composition at contrasting spatiotemporal scales, relevant for societal challenges and with a skills in fieldwork, modelling and data processing.

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Key Features

You are interested in the atmosphere and its role in Earth’s climate. The Meteorology and Air Quality programme at Wageningen University and Research enables you to obtain profound insight in the functioning of the atmosphere on a range of scales in space and time (from daily weather to long term climate). You can focus on the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere as well as on its composition and chemistry. Different track suggestions will guide you through the subjects of Weather and climate dynamics, Urban meteorology and air quality, Atmospheric chemistry and air quality, and Boundary-layer meteorology, and land-atmosphere interactions.

The use of advanced atmospheric models, observations and data science and data handling is essential to understand the evolution of the atmosphere. Your academic skills, research skills and knowledge developed in this specialisation will help you in the context of research in atmospheric sciences, weather forecasting, environmental policy, air quality inventories and scenario analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Atmospheric Dynamics
  • Atmospheric Composition and Air Quality
  • Boundary-layer Processes
  • Water and Air Flow Numerical Techniques
  • Urban Hydrometeorology
  • Earth System Modelling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a field of science relevant to your selected programme.
  • Sufficient academic performance throughout your BSc degree, as shown by an average unweighted mark that meets the required minimum, as determined in the International credentials evaluation guide.
  • All of our master’s programmes are in English. Within the university, we distinguish between two levels of English proficiency. When applying, make sure that you meet the minimum test results that are needed for your programme(s) of choice.

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
    Tuition Fee
    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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