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What's the Master's Geo-information Science and Earth Observation about?


Developing countries are often hit hardest by the global challenges we face today. In our postgraduate educational programmes, we will equip you to take a multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving in the context of international development, placing a strong emphasis on remote sensing and GIS.

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Short courses
Online courses

We offer several courses of our Master's programme as short courses.
Choose your subject area.

Unable to leave your job or home? We offer several courses of our Master's programme as online courses.

Study programmes

ITC has a wide selection of courses in its degree, diploma and certificate programmes in geo-information science and earth observation.

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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 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 the ITC 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.