Study for PhD

Eligibility & admission requirements

Pre-application self-assessment

  1. Do you have a passport or are you eligible to obtain a passport?         Yes    No

  2. Have you successfully completed all of the following:                           Yes    No  
    1. five years of tertiary (post-school) education?
    2. a Master of Science study or equivalent?
    3. a Master of Science thesis or equivalent based on approx. six months of independent research? 

  3. Do your competencies include all of the following:                                 Yes    No 
    1. basics of geo-information science (GIS) and earth observation?
    2. background and research interest that fit the ITC Research Programme?

  4. Can you demonstrate your proficiency in English by one of the following:   
    1. you have a recent TOEFL certificate with a score of at least 650?
    2. you have a recent IELTS certificate with a score of at least 6.5?
    3. you have a Cambridge CAE-C (CPE) certificate with a score of at least 90?

  5. Is the status of your study funding one of the following:                     Yes    No 
    1. fellowship assured from fellowship provider?
    2. application to fellowship provider submitted or planned?
    3. partial support assured through a research framework agreement?
Proceed with application
I have answered Yes to all five questions