Master's Landscape Architecture and Planning

Landscapes form our living environment. Most of the landscapes we live in are the result of our complex interaction with the natural world. Landscape architects and spatial planners who graduate from this master’s understand the challenges we face when shaping and creating the landscapes that form our living environment.

Master Landscape Architecture and Planning

Why this programme?

  • Learn to develop sustainable solutions for key landscape challenges such as climate change, energy needs, health, food security and urbanisation.
  • Unique in the Netherlands with its interaction between spatial planning and landscape architecture.
  • You learn to integrate knowledge from the social and natural sciences and to translate this knowledge into visionary ideas for landscape transformation.
  • You will learn to look into spatial problems on a national, regional and local scale and to switch easily between these scales.

Study programme of the master's Landscape Architecture and Planning

You can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses on the Study Programme page you can read more about the background of the programme.

This master's is different from other landscape architecture and spatial planning programmes because of its unique focus. Compare this study programme with similar programmes from Wageningen University & Research and other universities.


The following Specialisations are offered as part of this master's:

Inside view on Landscape Architecture and Planning

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The new generation of landscape architects and spatial planners of Wageningen University and Research understand complex environmental challenges, when shaping and creating the landscape in which we live. The landscape as a complex, socio-ecological system, that asks for an integrative approach to interventions. That is why spatial planning and landscape architecture students work together in this master’s.

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Landscape Architecture and Planning? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures.

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.

What moves me? Shaping future landscapes in a complex world.
Student Tomas

Take a look at the work of our current students of landscape architecture and spatial planning and get inspired by all the interesting aspects of this study.

Future career

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