Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) is a Faculty of The University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands. The University of Twente is included in several reputable rankings and is generally counted among the top 1% of universities worldwide. Below is an overview of leading rankings that include ITC and/or UT.

ITC Master 'Top-quality programme' Keuzegids Master

What’s more, ITC Master’s Geo-information Science and Earth Observation was judged to be a “top rated programme” by leading Dutch publication Keuzegids Masters five times in a row, in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Keuzegids Masters is a publication of the Dutch Center for Higher Education Information (CHOI) on the quality of academic educational programmes.


ECA Certificate for Quality in Programme Internationalization

The international flavour of the ITC Master’s in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation is highly appreciated by students and external officials alike. To prove the latter, our programme was awarded the ECA Certificate for Quality in Programme Internationalisation by the independent Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO), with internationalisation being labelled a “distinctive quality feature”.

Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS)

This global sub-ranking of subjects is a branch of the international Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) published annually. The GRAS assesses the score of more than 4,000 universities in 52 different categories.

University of Twente | ITC is among the best in the world!
Ranking Remote Sensing 2019: 10

CWTS Leiden Ranking

Ranking: 179

Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE)

Ranking: 84

Qs World University Rankings

Ranking: 172

Shanghai World Top 500 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

Ranking: 550