Application and admission

On this page you will find information on admission and registration for the MSc programme Geo-Information Science at Wageningen University.

Admission Requirements

General admission requirements

Students who wish to enrol in a MSc programme at Wageningen University must:

  • have a BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to the programme selected;
  • have a Grade Point Average for their BSc of at least 7 (or 70% of the maximum of the scale);
  • be fluent in English, both written and spoken.

These admission requirements apply to all MSc study programmes at Wageningen University. See the website from the Student Service Centre for complete details of admission requirements for MSc studies at Wageningen University.

Specific admission requirements for Geo-information Science

The master's Geo-Information Science brings together knowledge from a wide range of disciplines, for example Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences and Geo-Information Sciences. You have a bachelor's degree in the field of Environmental Sciences (planning, soil and water, hydrology, forest and nature, ecology, biology) or Information Technology. Some basic knowledge of GIS (geo-information systems) and remote sensing is required.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees can vary, depending on for example your nationality and degree. Find out which tuition fee is applicable for you.

Admission procedure

Please complete the application form and submit it with all the required documents. Your application will be reviewed by the Admission Committee, who will base their assessment on your academic record (curriculum, grade point average and final thesis report or research paper) and relevant work experience. You will be informed of the Committee's decision by e-mail.

For more information about admission, see 'how to enrol' for Dutch students EU students, and students from outside the EU/EFTA.

Are you still in the process of obtaining your bachelor's degree?

If you are currently in the last year of your BSc programme, you can apply for admission prior to your graduation. The Admission Committee can tentatively admit you to the master's based on a transcript of your academic record, the relevant research you have conducted and your expected date of graduation. After graduation, you must submit the certificate prior to the start of the academic year.

Apply for the MSc Geo-Information Science