Bachelor's International Land and Water Management

Are you eager to work on solutions for a more sustainable use and management of land and water? Then consider opting for the BSc programme International Land and Water Management! This programme addresses problems of drought, erosion and floods, which put food production at risk in large parts of the world. You will combine knowledge of engineering, social and natural sciences, study the roles of various stakeholders and design land and water management improvement plans. The area of research covers the whole world.

Bachelor International Land and Water Management

Programme structure: International Land and Water Management

The structure overview shows which subjects can be taken in each year of the bachelor's International Land and Water Management. Read more about the Background to the programme.

What are the unique programme aspects?

  • Technical and social: students learn about the engineering, socio-economic, physical and policy aspects of land and water management, making our graduates well-rounded and versatile professionals.
  • International: Look at regions all over the world that struggle with land and water management problems, such as floods, water shortage, erosion or land degradation. From Thailand to Ethiopia and from Peru to the Netherlands.
  • Third year bachelor’s students do an international internship and research project of their choice.

Student experiences

Curious about the experiences of students International Land and Water Management? They share their experiences about the study programme, student life in Wageningen and international internships.

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Follow-on master’s programmes

The bachelor's programme gives admission to a number of master’s programmes. In addition to the main programmes (to which graduates have direct admission), there are also a number of other master’s programmes available. Read more about follow-on master’s programmes.

Careers and future prospects

Read about the career paths open to those who go on to complete a master’s after their bachelor's, along with graduate testimonials.

Admission and application

The programme is open to pre-university (VWO) school-leavers who have taken physics and mathematics A or B. Visit the Admission & Enrolment page to check the prerequisites.

Meet us and events

Do you want to know more about the programme? Visit the Bachelor's Open Day, discover the online campus, order a brochure, be a student for a day or book a virtual meeting with a representative. You can also ask your questions to the study adviser or the study information desk on this page.