MSc in Geographic Information Science and Earth Observation for environmental modeling and natural resource management (e- Learning)

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                                   Offered in partnership with Lund University.

Mini Lecture

In this video Michael Marshall gives a mini lecture on "Food Security", one of the topics addressed in the optional courses of this online MSc offered by University of Twente (Faculty ITC) and Lund University.

Why an online Master's?

Do you want to study with maximum flexibility in content, place and time? The online Master's Geographic Information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modeling and Natural Resource Management (IGEON) is committed to boosting your career. In this Master's you gain knowledge on trending topics on the international agenda such as, food security, water  management and climate change. Furthermore, you become an expert in the rapidly expanding field of geographic information systems and remote sensing.


You can also decide to spend a couple of months in Enschede (Faculty ITC) in the Netherlands, get an international experience, interact with teachers and fellow students and experience the University of Twente campus life. If you spend 25% of the programme on campus at the University of Twente (Faculty ITC) in the Netherlands, you will be awarded a double degree: one from Lund University and one from ITC.


Flexibility in content

The programme evolves around the application of Geo-information. Making use of specific expertise of both partners (UTwente & Lund) a wide variety of elective courses has been developed. This large number of electives allows you to develop your own profile within the broad field of environmental management, which includes many thematic areas, in particular forestry, agriculture and spatial ecology.

Flexibility in study location

You can study this MSc entirely through e-learning, from your home, your office or even from a nice sunny terrace, while enjoying a cup of coffee. You only need an internet connection at regular moments to get in touch with your teachers and fellow students. However, most courses are similar to on-campus courses that are offered at the two participating universities UTwente (ITC) and Lund, you have also the possibility to attend one or several of these courses on campus.

flexibility in study tempo

The MSc in GIS, Remote Sensing and Environmental Science allows you to study fully online and you can choose your own tempo :

  • study full time and graduate in 2 years
  • study part time at 50% (some 20h per week) and finish in 4 years
  • study part time at 25% (approximately 10h per week) for professionals with families

Apply now

Are you ready to apply? Online application form:
September 2019 intake

For more information, please see here.

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Key information

Geographic Information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modeling and Natural Resource Management (iGEON) (online course)
2 years
Full-time / part-time
100% English taught
Registration deadline
19 August 2019
Starting date
2 September 2019
End date
2 September 2027
Enschede, Netherlands
Tuition fees
2019 / 2020
part-time, institutional
€ 10.000