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Earth Sciences - Geo-ecological Dynamics

24 months
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16060 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

In the Earth Sciences - Geo-ecological Dynamics programme from the University of Amsterdam, students will deepen their understanding of different processes that determine the functioning of geo-ecological systems. 

Overview

Why specialise in Geo-ecological Dynamics?

Complex geo-ecosystems comprised of landscape, soil, water and biological systems are severely affected by global change and human interaction. Detailed knowledge of geo-ecosystem processes is crucial for understanding our past, current and future environments. 

This means incorporating spatial and process studies of the dynamics and properties of landscapes, land use (change), land degradation and desertification, pollution, biogeochemical cycles and eutrophication (e.g. carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus), and climate.

In the Earth Sciences - Geo-ecological Dynamics programme of the University of Amsterdam you will learn to apply state-of-the-art methods (including advanced fieldwork, lab methods and geo-computation) to answer the prominent environmental questions we are faced with.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vulnerability Assessment of Geo-ecosystems
  • Applications in GIS & Remote Sensing
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Environments through Time
  • Research Workshop & Skills Lab
  • Soil and Landscape Degradation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students are eligible to apply if they have a Bachelor's degree in Earth Sciences, or in Future Planet Studies combined with a major in Earth Sciences, or an (international) equivalent. Admission with a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or Computer Science is also possible under certain conditions.
  • All students go through an admissions procedure in which gaps in the students' knowledge and skills are identified. If necessary, students must be willing to study extracurricular course material, depending on your background, before starting the track.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16060 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

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Funding

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