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Become a high-skilled geospatial professional

Become a high-skilled geospatial professional


Based in the Netherlands, the Faculty ITC of the University of Twente (UT) offers a wide range of high-quality and internationally oriented (online) short courses and Master's in the field of geo-information science and earth observation. ITC’s combination of geo-information science and remote sensing in postgraduate education offered in different domains is unique in the world.

Our Master's

Our domains of expertise include food security and agriculture, the energy transition, geo-health, climate change adaptation, urban development and smart cities, disaster risk reduction, and land administration. With a degree, diploma or certificate from ITC, your prospects on the job market improve. If after your Master's, you want to stay in academia, you can also continue your career as a researcher!-

Study at ITC

No matter who you are or where you're from, at the faculty ITC of the University of Twente you can immerse yourself in a vibrant, integrated and multicultural community. A community of individuals seeking to create their own destiny and impact the world in which we live.

  • Solve real-world problems

    Geo-information is a rapidly growing industry worldwide. Geographical information systems and remote sensing tools can be used for solving real-world problems and complex issues concerning health care, food security, climate, water, urban planning, security and land scarcity.

    Throughout our programmes, we cover the full range of disciplines involved in geo-information science and remote sensing. This is what makes ITC unique in the world!

  • Enjoy world-class education

    The University of Twente is included in several reputable rankings and is generally counted among the top 1% of universities worldwide.

    At ITC you will be receiving high-class education with lots of personal attention from experienced and knowledgeable staff. Having worked with international students in this context for many years, we know how to address your needs.

  • A truly international environment

    As a Master's student at ITC, you will be living and studying in the Netherlands. You will meet and mingle with students from all over the world, of all ages and from different cultural and professional backgrounds.

    The international flavour of our Master’s in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation is highly appreciated by our students and external officials alike.

  • Become part of a worldwide network

    ITC alumni belong to a worldwide community of over 20,000 people from 170 different countries, who form an extensive network of international contacts.

    You will become part of a network that includes United Nations organizations, universities, research groups, resources survey and map production services, and various international professional associations.

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Do you already have your eye on our Master's programmes Geo-information Science and Earth Observation or Spatial Engineering? You can receive the information on these Master's in PDF format below.

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Get help choosing a Master's

What will you study and where? The University of Twente helps you choose! Sign up for one of our orientation events as the (Online) Open Days or an online meet-up with a student.

Catch that community feeling

Studying at ITC is challenging but unforgettable! After your graduation you belong to a worldwide community of geospatial experts Wondering what ITC is and about and what studying at ITC will be like? Watch our videos!

Starting up a business

From global challenges to local action, the entrepreneurial spirit runs throughout ITC's alumni community. ITC alumni entrepreneurs connect, share their experiences, and learn together. Have a look at this powerful community!

Facilities and laboratories

As an ITC student, you have access to first-class (research) facilities focused on geo-information science and earth observation. Bringing together the expertise from all relevant disciplines within ITC, the University of Twente and beyond. Facilities include:

Our educational programmes

We’re eager to provide you with the educational input you need to reach your full potential and make a real difference in the world. We will give you an unusually high level of personal support as a student, and we offer you a variety of educational paths and formats: