12 months
Duration
16000 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

This Master’s programme in European Spatial and Environmental Planning from Radboud University will educate you to become a spatial planner who can engage with EU-policies, cooperate with planners across borders and coordinate with sectors like environment and economic development.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Why study European Spatial and Environmental Planning programme offered at the Radboud University

  • This programme looks beyond domestic policies and beyond spatial and environmental planning within one country, and acknowledges the significant role the EU nowadays plays in our policies and practices.
  • Our focus is on the influence of the EU and international policies and how to cooperate with planners in other countries. Students learn to understand how different sectors are interlinked in the field of spatial planning.
  • This is an interdisciplinary programme as it is jointly offered by the Master’s programmes in Spatial Planning and Environment and Society Studies. This also means you can choose with which MSc degree you would like to graduate (programme outlines are identical).

Career prospects

There is great demand for spatial and environmental planners with a thorough knowledge of the European and international policy context. Our graduates work in European institutions, national and regional public authorities, consultancies and NGOs dealing with spatial planning, regional policy and environmental policy. 

They work in positions as researchers, consultants, project managers and policy advisors. Because of the international orientation and the thorough academic foundation of the Master's programme, graduates are also well prepared to pursue a PhD degree in the Netherlands or another European country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Institutional Perspectives, Territorial Governance by Market, State and Civil Society 
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • International Environmental Politics
  • Comparative Spatial Planning and Metropolian Devolpment 
  • Master's Thesis in European Spatial and Environmental Planning
  • Sustainability and Societal Transformations
  • Urban Future Lab

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

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 in Environmental Studies, Spatial Planning, Human Geography, or another related discipline.

  • Proficiency in English

  • Because of the academic nature of this programme, we require all our students to have basic training in research processes, e.g. research design and data analysis.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

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.

Funding

  • 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

  • Please do note, that most of these scholarships are not fully funded. The Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is the only scholarship that offers both fully and partially funded scholarships.

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.

Our partners

European Spatial and Environmental Planning
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Radboud University

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