Master Earth Sciences
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Global change, the increasing demand for scarce resources and the degradation and pollution of landscape, soil and water means that we need skilled professionals now more than ever. Professionals who understand the earth as a complex system and are able to direct our world into a more sustainable future.
What you can expect from Earth Sciences at the University of Amsterdam:
– two different study tracks: Geo-ecological Dynamics focusing on in depth scientific training and Environmental Management concentrating on interdisciplinary training how to manage the geo-ecosystems of our planet.
– an inspiring scientific environment where scientist work in a stimulating interdisciplinary setting on the cutting edge between physical geography, ecology, hydrology and environmental chemistry, combined in the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED)
– IBED offers you a wide range of brand new and state of the art facilities (E-science labs including GIS, Remote sensing and geo-ecological modelling, Soil- and environmental chemistry as well erosion labs) to enable you to let your work meet the latest scientific standards.