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M.Sc. On Campus

Urban Environmental Management

Wageningen University and Research

24 months
17616 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
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Sustainable management of the urban environment has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century as you will learn during the two-year Urban Environmental Management programme at the Wageningen University and Research. 

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This development calls for control of the environmental impacts of urbanisation like growing traffic, increasing waste emissions, deteriorating air and water quality, and growth in energy and resource consumption.

The MSc programme Urban Environmental Management runs annually beginning from September. It comprises 120 ECTS credits and runs for two academic years. The first year consists of 40 weeks of coursework; the second year consists of the academic internship (16 weeks) and thesis programme (24 weeks), which are the core components of the master's degree programme. Each of these elements is described in more detail below.

Future career - Urban Environmental Management

Graduates from the Urban Environmental Management programme at Wageningen University and Research are well-equipped with the skills and knowledge to continue academic training (PhD) or continue their career outside the University.

Graduates have continued their career in:

  • City management,
  • Environmental research,
  • Urban planning and environmental consulting,
  • Water, waste management and transport, 
  • Construction and building stock management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Systems Analysis
  • Geo-information Science
  • Land Use Planning
  • Business Management and Organisation
  • Urban Systems Engineering

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

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who wish to enrol for the MSc programme Urban Environmental Management must meet the general admission requirements that apply to all MSc study programmes at Wageningen University.
  • There are no additional admission requirements for Urban Environmental Management. A degree of the Bachelor Programme Environmental Sciences of Wageningen University gives unconditional admission. Relevant Dutch and foreign bachelor’s degree give possible admission. We strongly advise you to contact one of the study advisors before, during or shortly after the admission process. In case of possible admission the Admission Board Urban Environmental Management has to decide.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    1084 EUR/year
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    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.


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