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University of Groningen MSc in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning
University of Groningen

MSc in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning

Groningen, Netherlands

1 Years

English

Full time

Request application deadline *

Sep 2024

EUR 2,314 / per year **

On-Campus

* Dutch, EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students

** EU/EEA students: €2,314 | non-EU/EEA students: €17,800

Introduction

Do you wonder about how cities and urban regions can become more sustainable and liveable? How to design innovative policy solutions for pressing environmental, water, and road infrastructure problems?

Then the international Master's program in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning (EIP) will fit you well. The program is unique in integrating three elements: (1) the analysis of urban and regional planning strategies and governance approaches for highly dynamic and complex situations, (2) international comparative research and learning, and (3) a focus on environmental, water, and infrastructure-related challenges. Bringing these elements together, you will examine policy programs for flood resilient cities, integrated road infrastructure solutions, and tools for more environmentally friendly urban en regional development.

You will be part of an international classroom with students originating from different regions across the globe, some of them having experience in planning practice already. Our dedicated staff will challenge you to rethink real-life planning problems by integrating concepts like self-organization, adaptive capacity, and transition management. Through a mix of interactive teaching methods, you will strengthen your collaboration and communication skills, and your ability to work and think independently.

If you are looking for a 2-year master's, we offer five Double Degree programs. You can also integrate EIP with our two-year Research Master's in Spatial Sciences.

Why study this program in Groningen?

  • EIP is the best Planning master in the Netherlands, according to the yearly Elsevier magazine survey
  • Urban areas and issues of infrastructure, environment, and water;
  • Thinking (policy strategies) and doing (practical work on projects and plans);
  • Compare international theory and practice;
  • A program linked to international (e.g., AESOP) and national (e.g., Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment) institutes;
  • Groningen offers a wide range of English-language course options and facilities

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