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Spatial Sustainability Studies


The world faces large environmental and social challenges that need to be addressed to create a sustainable future for generations to come. Issues such as climate change, biodiversity, poverty and inequality are interconnected and context specific. The Master's programme in Spatial Sustainability Studies takes a spatial perspective to understand the interlinkages between these challenges, identify the main drivers and develop interventions to address them.

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🎓 Combine environmental courses from Human Geography and Urban And Regional Planning and graduate with a degree in one of these two programmes

Master's Week 4-8 Nov
Master's Week 10 -14 Feb
Here's why you want to study Spatial Sustainability Studies

Spatial Perspective on Sustainability

Degree in Urban Planning or Human Geography

From Analysis to Intervention

Is Spatial Sustainability Studies right for you?

Are you interested in: 

  1. Deepening your knowledge and applying this knowledge for the benefit of society? 
  2. Solving complex environmental issues? 
  3. Using analyses to develop sustainability interventions? 
  4. Understanding the impact of climate change in urban and regional contexts?
  5. Studying in a personal and inspiring environment? 

Then Spatial Sustainability Studies might be the programme you have been looking for! 

Discover the Master's programme and tracks

Spatial Sustainability Studies is offered within two Master's programmes: Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning. Choose to study either Human Geography or Urban and Regional Planning. The other tracks are:

Facts & Figures
Degree programme
MSc Human Geography or Urban and Regional Planning
Regular study programme
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
CROHO code
66620 or 66622
Roeterseiland campus