For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!
Bekijk de site in het Nederlands
Earth Sciences: Future Planet Ecosystem Science (track)
Add to favourites

Online Open Day

Want to check if Future Planet Ecosystem Science is the right fit for you? Find out by participating in our upcoming events and via the information available below.

Meet & Ask (live session) 13 November

In a live session, via Zoom, the program director and students will tell you everything about this master. You will receive a presentation and you can ask all your questions live or via chat.

13 November 15.00 - 16.00

Students of this programme have the option to choose one of three professional majors (60 EC) or minor (30 EC). Visit the online session to learn more about this.

10 November 16.00 - 17.00


The Master’s track Future Planet Ecosystem Science at a glance

Do you want to know what it’s like to study the Future Planet Ecosystem Science track in the Earth Sciences programme at the University of Amsterdam? Students Bart and Catherine and Dr Boris Jansen will tell you what makes the programme unique and what your career prospects are after this Master’s.

Video Science Park Campus

Do you want to see what the Amsterdam Science Park campus looks like?

Study in Amsterdam Week (25-30 October)

Want to know what it's like to be an international student in Amsterdam? From 25-30 October you can ask your questions during our online Meet & Ask sessions with staff and current international students about admissions, housing, student life in Amsterdam and the Dutch Education Style.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does the study programme look like?

    The Master’s track Future Planet Ecosystem Science is a two-year programme (120 EC) with 30 EC dedicated to compulsory courses, a literature study (6 EC) and an independent Master’s research project (at least 48 EC). An additional 36 EC can be devoted to either elective courses, a second research project, a minor, or an internship in corporate consultancy, civil society or a governmental organisation.

  • What are the career prospects after this Master’s programme?

    Graduates of the Master's programme in Earth Sciences are trained professionals with excellent international career opportunities within or outside the sphere of Earth Sciences. For example, some UvA Earth Sciences alumni work at:

    • consultancy and research firms (e.g. Royal Haskoning)
    • government agencies (e.g. the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment)
    • international environmental agencies (e.g. IUCN)
    • multinational corporations (e.g. Shell)
    • educational organisations (e.g. high schools)
    • Graduates seeking a research career within academia are eligible to pursue a PhD

Want to know more? Get in touch with our students


Marlon Sippel
Hi, my name is Marlon and I’m a student in the Future Planet Ecosystem Science track in the Earth Sciences Master’s. Do you want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
Ask Marlon your questions
Request brochure

Would you like to read the most important information about the master offline?