Are you looking for a university offering you the perfect programme and environment for a master’s degree in Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation? The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) at the University of Twente (UT) in The Netherlands provides international postgraduate education, research and project services in the field of geoinformation science and Earth observation using remote sensing and geographic information systems. ITC is recognised worldwide for its achievements in teaching, research and capacity development. It concentrates on Earth observation, generating spatial information, and developing data integration methods. It also provides tools designed to support planning and decision-making processes aiming at sustainable development and poverty alleviation in developing countries and emerging economies. The key words characterising ITC’s activities are: geoinformation management, worldwide and innovative.
As a master’s student at ITC, you will be uniquely equipped to tackle one of mankind’s greatest challenges: balancing the development of natural resources with the preservation of our Earth by providing geoinformation and geoinformation management tools. You will learn to take a multidisciplinary approach to problem solving, benefiting from the UT’s pioneering position in an exciting new field of research: the interaction between new technologies and society. You will be encouraged and trained to break through existing academic boundaries. Study at ITC and become a savvy, internationally confident professional, capable of developing new knowledge and translating it into practical solutions for real-world problems. With capacity building and institutional development at the heart of its activities, ITC offers you the perfect environment for preparing yourself to go out and make a difference.