GEM Joint Master programme

Erasmus+ MSc in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management

GEM is a two-year MSc in “Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management”. GEM is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Programme (EMJMD). Graduates of the GEM Programme will be awarded a double degree, meaning you receive two diplomas - one from each of the two accredited Masters programmes in your chosen track. See here for more details about which degrees you will obtain in each track.

Thanks to funding from the Erasmus+ programme, we can offer 60 full MSc scholarships across four intakes, starting in September 2021. Students with other scholarships or alternative sources of funding are also warmly welcomed.

The application portal for the intake of September 2024 is closed!

The application portal will open again from 1 October 2024 for the intake of September 2025.

Visit our application page to inform yourself about the procedures and needed documents and go to the application portal. You can also visit our FAQ page if you have questions.
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The academic experience in the GEM MSc was great, because the ITC Faculty - University of Twente has huge expertise in remote sensing as well as ecosystem modelling. It was perfect for me because that's what I wanted to get deeper knowledge on after my undergraduate course.Read more

Finn Muench, Researcher at the Department of Natural Resources, Faculty ITC, University of Twente, The Netherlands