Study Geography in Netherlands

Study Geography in Netherlands

Studying Geography

Geography is the science that “pictures or writes about the Earth”, in all of its forms – lands, inhabitants and transformations. Graduates of Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees in Geography can become successful cartographers, environmental consultants, town planners or even landscape architects.

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Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

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9 Geography Master's degrees in Netherlands

M.Sc. Human Geography

The Master’s programme in Human Geography observes the relationship between human activities and their spatial environment. Geography serves as an excellent platform for integrating knowledge from various related disciplines, such as Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, International Relations, Economics, Business Administration and Development Studies. There are five specialisations: Conflicts, Territories and Identities, Economic Geography, Europe: Governance, Borders and Identities, Globalisation, Migration and Development or Urban and Cultural Geography.

Nijmegen School of Management
M.Sc. Human Geography

In the Human Geography Master's programme at Utrecht University you learn how urban and economic issues are interwoven. As a student of the Human Geography Master’s, you will study the city and its economic developments from various academic perspectives and thematic angles, with an interdisciplinary approach.

Graduate School of Geosciences
M.Sc. Urban and Economic Geography

In this Master’s programme in Urban and Economic Geography (previously known as Human Geography and Planning) at Utrecht University, you will gain a broad theoretical and methodological background that will allow you to become an academic or professional researcher of ongoing social, spatial, and economic developments in cities and regions.

Graduate School of Geosciences
M.Sc. Regional Studies

The Research Master in Regional Studies in Groningen is unique because it delivers excellent researchers in the core themes of economic geography, cultural geography, planning and demography. At the same time, graduates combine their expertise in their own field with the capacity to put these themes in a broader, interdisciplinary perspective of the interactions between population, economy, culture and planning.

Faculty of Spatial Sciences
M.Sc. Meteorology and Air Quality

The MSc Meteorology and Air Quality at Wageningen University allows you to specialise as a meteorologist, air quality consultant or as an atmospheric scientist. With your research you will contribute to the further understanding of atmospheric processes and their relevance for weather and climate. You take courses in the fields of Weather and Climate Dynamics, Urban Meteorology and Air Quality, Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality, Boundary-Layer Meteorology and Land-Atmosphere Interactions.

Environment & Landscape
M.Sc. Human Geography

Intertwined spatial developments of urbanisation and globalisation processes are central to the Human Geography curriculum.

Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Cultural Geography

Groningen is the only university in the Netherlands where you can do a Master in Cultural Geography. Students are trained with the necessary critical, analytical, methodological and theoretical tools to contribute to place-related liveability in society. Career perspectives vary from governments, NGOs and corporate roles.

Faculty of Spatial Sciences