Master Environmental Sciences

Are you up to the challenge of finding innovative methods and sustainable solutions to the threats facing the environment? The Environmental Sciences Master programme at Wageningen University & Research has its roots in the natural, technological and social sciences. Students will gain insight into the socio-economic causes and the characteristics of pollution and degradation of the natural environment, including the effects on human beings, the atmosphere, ecosystems and other organisms. This two-year programme is based on an interdisciplinary approach. Students learn to develop analytical tools and models, as well as technologies, socio-political arrangements and economic instruments to prevent and control environmental and sustainability issues.

  • Master Environmental Sciences

Programme Environmental Sciences

On the Programme of Environmental Sciences page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships.

You can also read more about the Background of the programme and Compare Environmental Sciences to other master programmes.

Thesis tracks

Within the master programme you can choose from the following Thesis tracks to meet your personal interests:

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.

Future career

What are your possibilities after graduating? Read more about Career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme.

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Environmental Sciences? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures.

Meet us

Get into personal contact with one of the representatives of Wageningen University & Research. Learn more about all the possibilities.