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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 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!

Make impact with a Master's

Our education and research aims to develop solutions for today's global challenges. How do our graduates contribute to solutions for a fair, digital, and more sustainable world? Learn how they make global impact.

My acquired knowledge benefits Cambodia

Bormy Chanthong founded KHMER IO Innovation. Starting a company was quite an adventure for Chanthong. ‘It would never been possible to start without my time in Twente because I needed specific knowledge about drone survey of a city, knowledge I learned in Twente.'

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Shaping the educational system of an entire country

‘ITC is where I learnt to appreciate the diversity among people. It opened up my eyes and helped me to get where I am today,’ says Daryll Matthew, ITC alumnus and the current Minister of Education and Sports in Antigua and Barbuda.

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Using geo-spatial technologies to address the world's wicked problems

Right after acquiring a degree in Spatial Engineering in 2021, Kisanet Molla co-founded SEWOB, a start-up using geospatial technologies to address the world's wicked problems.

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Climate change does not stop at the border

ITC alumnus, Emma Baah Agyapong (40), fights the consequences of climate change in Ghana as co-founder of the Environment & Agroforestry Foundation (EAF). ‘My dream is to expand our foundation to countries outside Ghana while climate change does not stop at the border.’

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Protect and preserve coral reefs and other coastal ecosystems

In less than a decade, ITC alumna Parya Pasha Zadeh went from student to teacher, from teacher to project officer and from project officer to entrepreneur. With her start-up, Marmoris, she uses the foundations she learned at ITC to help protect and preserve coral reefs and other coastal ecosystems.

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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 destiny and impact the world in which we live. Studying at ITC is challenging but unforgettable! Curious about what our community is like? Dive into our videos!

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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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Facilities and laboratories

As an ITC student, you'll have access to top-tier geospatial facilities and laboratories. Researchers from diverse disciplines at ITC and the University collaborate, pooling their expertise in various Centres of Excellence.

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: