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Biological Sciences: Ecology and Evolution (track)
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Online Open Day

Want to check if Ecology and Evolution is the right fit for you? Find out by participating in our upcoming events and via the information available below.

Meet & Ask (live session) 8 and 12 November

In a live session, via Zoom, the program director and students will tell you everything about this master. You will receive a presentation and you can ask all your questions live or via chat.

8 November 16.-00 - 17.00
12 November 16.-00 - 17.00

The Master’s track Ecology and Evolution at a glance

Do you want to know what it’s like to study the Ecology and Evolution track in the Biological Sciences programme at the University of Amsterdam? Students Daphne and Lars and professor Astrid Groot will tell you what makes the programme unique and about your career prospects after this Master’s.

Study in Amsterdam Week (25-30 October)

Want to know what it's like to be an international student in Amsterdam? From 25-30 October you can ask your questions during our online Meet & Ask sessions with staff and current international students about admissions, housing, student life in Amsterdam and the Dutch Education Style.

Video Science Park Campus

Do you want to see what the Amsterdam Science Park campus looks like?

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does the study programme look like?

    The Master’s track Ecology and Evolution builds on the internationally renowned research of the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED). Teaching and learning activities are firmly integrated with the current research. The two-year curriculum covers a variety of topics in different disciplines, including evolutionary ecology, modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem dynamics, data analysis and statistics, paleo-ecology, microbiobial ecology, genomics, spatial ecology and conservation.

  • How many students are admitted to the programme?

    Up to, but no more than, 110 students are admitted to the Master’s programme as a whole. If more than the maximum number of candidates are found suitable, candidates will be selected on (in random order):

    • Study programme
    • GPA score
    • Study progress Bachelor’s programme
    • Subject of Bachelor’s thesis
    • Motivation 
  • Can I study this programme in part-time?

    All tracks of the Master's programme Biological Sciences are offered as a full-time programme. Due to the nature of the study programme, it isn’t possible to study in part-time.

Want to know more? Get in touch with our students

 

Lotte
Hi, my name is Lotte and I’m a student in the Ecology and Evolution track of Biological Sciences. Do you want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
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