Want to check if Future Planet Ecosystem Science is the right fit for you? Find out by participating in our upcoming events and via the information available below.
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.
13 November 15.00 - 16.00
Students of this programme have the option to choose one of three professional majors (60 EC) or minor (30 EC). Visit the online session to learn more about this.
10 November 16.00 - 17.00
Do you want to know what it’s like to study the Future Planet Ecosystem Science track in the Earth Sciences programme at the University of Amsterdam? Students Bart and Catherine and Dr Boris Jansen will tell you what makes the programme unique and what your career prospects are after this Master’s.
Do you want to see what the Amsterdam Science Park campus looks like?
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.
The Master’s track Future Planet Ecosystem Science is a two-year programme (120 EC) with 30 EC dedicated to compulsory courses, a literature study (6 EC) and an independent Master’s research project (at least 48 EC). An additional 36 EC can be devoted to either elective courses, a second research project, a minor, or an internship in corporate consultancy, civil society or a governmental organisation.
The entry requirements and the application procedure for this Master’s track depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad.
The Master's programme Earth Sciences is a full-time programme and does not offer a part-time programme.
Graduates of the Master's programme in Earth Sciences are trained professionals with excellent international career opportunities within or outside the sphere of Earth Sciences. For example, some UvA Earth Sciences alumni work at:
The application process and the deadline depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad. We strongly recommend to start the application procedure at least a week before the deadline. Getting all your documents ready and going through the process will take several days.
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