Application deadline for admission and ERASMUS MUNDUS scholarships: 28 February 2024: The International Master in Soils and Global Change (IMSOGLO) educates the next generation of soil scientists that have the knowledge and skills to characterize soils, understand soil evolution in an ecosystem context under global change based on a deep insight in the underlying processes and interactions, and develop strategies to implement climate-smart soil management policies.

IMSOGLO is a 2 year Master of Science programme and brings together the expertise of 4 renowned European universities:

  1. Ghent University (Belgium)
  2. University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (Austria)
  3. University of Göttingen (Germany)
  4. Aarhus University (Denmark)

Admission requirements

Academic requirements

  • Academic bachelor degree (minimum 180 ECTS credits or equal) in pure or applied sciences (e.g. chemistry, biology, geology, physical geography, geo-ecology, civil or agricultural engineering, environmental or agricultural sciences, etc.) or an equivalent level from a recognised university or engineering college.
  • The obtained bachelor degree must contain at least 40 ECTS credits or equal in natural sciences, covering at least four of the following disciplines: physics, chemistry, mathematics, ecology, biology, geology, physical geography, environmental sciences and agricultural sciences.
  • The grades obtained during the bachelor degree must be very good or excellent (typically top 30% of the student cohort).

English language requirements

Having obtained one of the listed English Language Test Certificates:

  • TOEFL iBT (total score of at least 90 out of 120), TOEFL iBT Home Edition is accepted.
  • Academic IELTS (overall band score of at least 6.5 with at least 6 for writing).
  • Cambridge C1 advanced certificate (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)).

Other test certificates such as TOEIC, Duolingo, … are not accepted.

How to apply?


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