Master's Leisure, Tourism and Environment

During the two-year MSc programme Leisure, Tourism and Environment at Wageningen University & Research you focus on themes such as landscape, space, place, locality, authenticity and sustainability. The increasing number of people that spends a growing proportion of their leisure time and money on travelling, causes new questions to arise: what is the effect of all this tourism on local cultures and economies?

Master Leisure, Tourism and Environment

Programme Leisure, Tourism and Environment

On the Programme of Leisure, Tourism and Environment 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 Leisure, Tourism and Environment to other master's programmes.


The master's Leisure, Tourism and Environment study programme is one of the few international tourism programs that has a strong academic and interdisciplinary approach that takes a critical look at tourism. Compare this study programme with similar programmes from Wageningen Univeristy & Research and other univeristies.

Four trajectories

Students can choose between four thematic trajectories that each focus on a specific research domain and that is connected to specific societal questions.

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's 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 Leisure, Tourism and Environment? 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.