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M.Sc. in International Land and Water Management

Wageningen University and Research
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The two-year International Land and Water Management MSc programme focuses on the scientific analysis of land and water management issues at different scales. An integration of physical, technical, socio-economic and political dimensions in various approaches is sought to critically analyse, understand and tackle land and water management problems. Students will develop comparative insight into the development of land and water management, apply an academic approach to various research paradigms, and acquire a problem-oriented, interdisciplinary attitude towards land and water management and rural development issues.


Within the master's programme you can choose one of the following specialisations that suit your personal interests.

  • Sustainable Land Management;
  • Water, Society and Technology;
  • Adaptive Water Management.

General admission requirements:

Students who wish to enrol in a MSc programme at Wageningen University must have:

  • At least a BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to the specific programme selected;
  • A GPA (Grade Point Average) for the BSc study of at least 7 (or 70% of the maximum of the scale);
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
M.Sc. in International Land and Water Management