KU Leuven

Faculty of Science




Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Geology is a two-year study programme organised jointly by KU Leuven and Ghent University. Students receive in-depth training in general geology and specialised training in selected disciplines of geology. The programme provides the scientific and social attitudes and skills necessary to work in an interdisciplinary team to find the best possible coherent solution for a specific geological problem. While this programme is jointly offered by KU Leuven and Ghent University, enrolment for the programme is handled by Ghent University. Students do not enrol at KU Leuven. This is an initial programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.


120 ECTS

International Student Requirements:

Direct access: -Bachelor in de geologie; -Bachelor in de biochemie en biotechnologie, minor geologie; -Bachelor in de biologie, minor geologie; -Bachelor in de fysica, minor geologie; -Bachelor in de geografie, minor geologie. After succesfully completing a prepatory programme: -Bachelor in de geografie; -Bachelor in de geografie en de geomatica; -Bachelor in de chemie; -Bachelor in de fysica en de sterrenkunde; -Bachelor in de biologie; -Bachelor in de bio-ingenieurswetenschappen: land- en bosbeheer; -Bachelor in de bio-ingenieurswetenschappen: landbouwkunde; -Bachelor in de bio-ingenieurswetenschappen: milieutechnologie; -Bachelor in de industriële wetenschappen: elektromechanica; ... Other diploma's: permission can be granted after thorough investigation of the study background of the applicant.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 120 ECTS

Out State Tuition (per year): 890 EUR

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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