Universiteit Twente Erasmus Mundus

Welcome to the GEM MSc web site!

In this fully taught in English course you will learn about environmental systems, their components and interactions with society, as well as become qualified in the rapidly expanding field of geo-information science. The alumni from our MSc Course in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management (GEM) have all found relevant and exciting work opportunities in the application of spatial science and information within government, the private sector and NGOs. Our MSc course has been selected for a second 5 year cycle of European Union funding support, allowing us to continue to offer prestigious scholarships to outstanding candidates from the EU, as well as non-EU countries. The GEM team hopes that you can find all the information you require about the opportunities offered by this course from EU universities in Iceland, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden and UK, as well as our partner university in Australia. If you have any other questions, or cannot find answers online, please contact the GEM course secretary Laura Windig at gem-msc-itc@utwente.nl. We look forward to hearing from you!

Professor Andrew Skidmore

GEM Programme Coordinator

Latest news

Hi there Stephania Zabala!May 24, 2017Hi there Stephania Zabala!
And yet another one of our current GEM MSc students, Stephania Zabala, had a news item published on the website ‘Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science – SITES’! This article is about her MSc thesis topic, comparing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Sentinel-2A satellite imagery for crop type mapping at the plot level.
Hi there Ximena Tagle!April 24, 2017Hi there Ximena Tagle!
In April 2017 the website ‘Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science – SITES’ published a news item about one our current GEM MSc students Ximena Tagle about her MSc thesis topic: Radiometric calibration of UAV images for vegetation mapping.
Read this interesting interview: Hi there Ximena Tagle!
Apply now for 2017October 17, 2016Apply now for 2017
Our application database is now open to apply for the GEM MSc course 2016-2018!
Internship Australia, experiences of Toni Henwood, GEM 2014-...July 06, 2016Internship Australia, experiences of Toni Henwood, GEM 2014-...
Toni went to Australia together with Luminita last year. Here you will find her story...

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