24 months
17616 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
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This Meteorology and Air Quality programme from 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. This Meteorology and Air Quality programme from 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

Within the specialisation you can choose between suggested learning paths focussing on:

  • Weather and Climate Dynamics
  • Urban Meteorology and Air Quality
  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality
  • Boundary-layer Meteorology and Land-Atmosphere Interactions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Sept: Application via Studielink will open in October


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Students who wish to enrol for the master's Earth and Environment must meet the general admission requirements for all master's programmes at Wageningen University and the specific conditions for the Earth and Environment programme. The general requirements are:

  • a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to the programme selected;
  • a sufficient Grade Point Average for the bachelor’s;
  • fluency in English, both written and spoken;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17616 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17616 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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