12 months
16000 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Spatial Planning - Cities, Water and Climate Change programme at Radboud University prepares students for working on the nexus between urban planning, water and environmental management.

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The Spatial Planning - Cities, Water and Climate Change programme at Radboud University discusses the relationship between city planning and development, climate mitigation and adaptation. Cities, because of high levels of energy consumption and mobility, are the main contributors to climate change. At the same time, cities, because of their population density, are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Future career opportunities

You will develop a deep understanding of the governance of water and climate issues in urban areas, which makes you well suited for a job position such as:

  • Policy advisor at a water authority
  • Consultant on climate proofing cities
  • Policy maker for spatial adaptation at a province or municipality

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Institutional Perspectives, Territorial Governance by Market, State and Civil Society
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Cities, Water and Climate Change
  • Urban Future Lab - Creative Approaches towards Vision and Strategy Building for Regional Transformation
  • Comparative Spatial Planning and Metropolitan Development
  • Master's Thesis in Cities, Water and Climate Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your admission into this programme depends on your previous education. You are admissible if you have a completed:
  • In order to get admission to this Master's you will need a completed Bachelor’s degree from a spatially-oriented discipline, such as spatial planning, human geography or environment studies.
  • If you have a Dutch previous education, you can find the admission requirements above.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website.

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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