DDM Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastucture

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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Deze opleiding

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Do you want to study topics in urban planning, environment and infrastructure in the context of Europe and Southeast Asia? Join our Double Degree Master in Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure!

typedouble degree, 60 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
numerus fixusnee

The Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen (UG), the Netherlands, and the Department of Architecture and Planning at Gadjah Mada University (UGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia have jointly created a Double Degree Master programme. It combines content from the master Urban and Regional Planning at UGM with content from the master Environmental and Infrastructure Planning at UG. Students start their two year programme with a year in Indonesia, followed by a year in the Netherlands.

You will learn about urban theories, spatial methods, smart governance, water management and apply your knowledge in urban planning and design studios at different scales, taking into consideration the social context and planning politics. You will learn to solve real-world problems by using acquired skills and techniques.

Gadjah Mada University, located in the city of Yogyakarta, is one of the oldest and largest institutions of higher education in Indonesia. The city is home to thousands of students from across the world. Yogyakarta’s unique landscape, heritage and culture make it an interesting place for those studying urban planning. In addition, you will enrich your study experience in Groningen, the Netherlands. The University of Groningen is one of the world’s leading universities. Learn from the best and take advantage of exciting research opportunities connecting Europe and Southeast Asia.

Waarom aan de RUG?

  • EIP is the best Planning master in the Netherlands, according to the yearly Elsevier magazine survey
  • Urban areas and issues of infrastructure, environment and water;
  • Thinking (policy strategies) and doing (practical work on projects and plans);
  • Compare international theory and practice;
  • Program linked to international (e.g., AESOP) and national (e.g., Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment) institutes;
  • Groningen offers a wide range of English-language course options and facilitie


taal van onderwijs100% en
study abroad
The first year is at Univeristas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. The second year is at University of Groningen.

Students must have completed their year of study in Indonesia, including master's thesis, no later than 3 years after the stay in Indonesia, otherwise the right to receive the Indonesian diploma will be lost.

Toelating en kosten


1 september 2022

aanmelding deadline : 15 juli 2022
collegegeld nog niet bekend


English on VWO level or one of the following equivalents:

  • IELTS overall band 6.5, no less than 6.0 on each section
  • TOEFL internet based:
  • Overall: 90
  • Reading: 18
  • Listening: 18
  • Speaking: 20
  • Writing: 21
  • Cambridge English: Cambridge certificate C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency (formerly known as CAE/CPE)
  • Please note that TOEFL MyBest Scores are not considered in the Admissions procedure

See Environmental and Infrastructural Planning or contact our study advisors study.advice.fss@rug.nl

For the study year 2021-2022, some students can start their (pre)master's programme under certain conditions. This way, students can already take master courses whilst also finishing their bachelor's programme and study delay is limited as much as possible. This is refered to as the 'Zachte Knip' (soft cut). Please find the conditions and information about application on https://www.rug.nl/frw/education/introduction/zachte-knip/non-fss-students.

De stad


89 studenten volgen deze opleiding
27% daarvan is vrouw
15 eerstejaars gestart in 2019
53% daarvan is vrouw
29331 studenten aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
51% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData


Ibn Battuta
Ibn Battuta is the Faculty Association of Spatial Sciences
Becoming a member of Ibn Battuta means you can join the social drinks, foreign trips, lectures and all other activities organized by the Association. At these events you come into contact with students from all years, which is a great way to make friends that can last a lifetime! Ibn Battuta also organizes informative and career-focused activities. Our informative activities, such as lectures, In-Housedays and the Career Day will help you to orient on your future.


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1/5 RUG
DDM Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
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NAN% vrouw
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2/5 RUG
Environmental and Infrastructure Planning
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
10 eerstejaars
80% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
3/5 RUG
DDM Water and Coastal Management
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
10 eerstejaars
80% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
4/5 RUG
DDM Urban Governance within a Global Environment
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
NAN% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
5/5 RUG
DDM Development Planning and Infrastructure Management
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
10 eerstejaars
80% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
disclaimer: bovenstaande cijfers en beoordelingen zijn aangeleverd door de opleidingen zelf. Wij kunnen de juistheid niet garanderen.

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In 2017 hebben meer dan 280.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

DDM Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastucture aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is beoordeeld door 29 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.9 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

Our graduates work in:
  • Different levels of government
  • Consultancies, housing associations and developers (private sector)
  • NGOs (environmental, social, heritage)
  • Universities and research institutes

We support you in developing a rich set of analytical tools and practical skills that allow you to create sustainable cities. A master in Planning makes you a critical (even a little activist) professional who knows how to engage citizens in the major spatial transformations of our times.

Potentiële beroepen

afdelingshoofd ruimtelijke ordening
bedrijfshoofd bureau planologisch onderzoek (management)
bedrijfshoofd bureau planologisch onderzoek (meewerkend <50%)
beleidsmedewerker infrastructuur, planologie en volkshuisvesting (wetenschappelijk)
directeur bureau planologische dienst, onderzoek
hoofd milieudienstverlening
manager bureau planologische dienst, onderzoek (groot bedrijf)
planontwikkelaar infra (wetenschappelijk)
regionaal planoloog
secretaris adviescommissie ruimtelijke kwaliteit (bouw- en woningtoezicht)
senior verkeersplanoloog
wetenschappelijk onderzoeker planologie
bron: CBS


Drs. Nienke Harteveld

Study advisor

E: study.advice.fss@rug.nl
T: 0503633906
Saskia Enuma

Study advisor

E: study.advice.frw@rug.nl
T: 050 36 33906
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