M.Sc. On Campus

Earth Sciences - Environmental Management

University of Amsterdam

24 months
14600 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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The Earth Sciences - Environmental Management programme of the University of Amsterdam combines an education in geo-ecological science with interdisciplinary skills. You will learn to apply your knowledge of earth sciences in a professional setting and are trained to tackle environmental problems while working in teams with other specialists.


Why specialise in Environmental Management?

The Earth Sciences - Environmental Management programme of the University of Amsterdam is set up to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become this professional. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to combine your Master's track with the Science for Sustainability minor, which extends your horizon on sustainability issues.

After graduation

Graduates of this track are well equipped to develop a successful career as an applied earth scientist. Such specialists are in high demand to tackle the challenges of climate change. They are relied upon to translate scientific process knowledge into management strategies, in order to lessen the effects of climate change for society.

Is Environmental Management for you? 

It is, if you are interested in: 

  • deepening your knowledge and applying this knowledge for the benefit of society? 
  • solving complex environmental issues? 
  • practical training? 
  • studying in a personal and inspiring environment? 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vulnerability Assessment of Geo-ecosystems
  • Energy & Climate Change, Science, Policy and Economics
  • Integrated Coastal Dune Management
  • System Innovation and Transition Management
  • Research Workshop & Skills Lab
  • Science-based geo-ecological management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A motivation letter (max. 500 words)
  • Your Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of your Bachelor's transcript
  • A copy of your Bachelor's diploma/certificate (or, if you have  not yet finished your current academic programme, a list of courses of your final year)
  • A description of your Bachelor thesis/project

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 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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