Academic level and background
Applicants for the Master of Science (MSc) degree programme should have a Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized university in a discipline related to the course, preferably combined with working experience in a relevant field.
The faculty accepts transcripts, degrees, and diplomas in the following languages: Dutch, English, German, French and Spanish. It is at the discretion of the faculty to require additional English translations of all documents in other languages as well.
As all courses are given in English, proficiency in the English language is a prerequisite. If you are a national of one of the countries in this list (PDF), you are exempted from an English language test. Please note the requirements when applying for fellowships may vary according to the regulations of the fellowship provider.
English language tests: minimum requirements
Only internationally recognized test results are accepted.
TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT)
TOEFL Internet-based Test
British Council / IELTS
Participants are expected to be familiar with the basic computer skills. Basic knowledge of and skills in working with GIS and/or remotely sensed data is an advantage.
When you study in an ITC programme with a duration of nine months or longer (MSc, Master and Diploma programmes), you should have a notebook computer that meets ITC’s notebook requirements. If you do not own a notebook that meets the minimum requirements you could consider buying one through our Notebook Project. The Notebook Project offers discounted notebooks that meet our standards and have the peripherals needed to connect to the ITC networks.