Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, M.Sc. in Belgium

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Study in:Belgium
77 days
Deadline: 1 Sep 2019


The interuniversity Master in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (known as: Oceans & Lakes) offers a multidisciplinary approach to marine and lacustrine systems. It integrates physical, chemical, geological, ecological and societal aspects and encourages students to also consider conservational and sustainability features. Students are provided with strong fundamental and applied knowledge and are prepared for an active role in the scientific research and management of marine and lacustrine systems. In this joint program on aquatic systems, three universities in Flanders (Belgium) – the Vrije University Brussel, Universiteit Antwerpen and Universiteit Gent combine their expertise. Many other experts and institutions are also involved in on this program, adding even more know how.

Program Structure

Courses Include:

  • Estuarine and Costal Systems
  • Oceanography
  • Limnology
  • Environmental Modelling
  • River & Lake Ecology

Academic Requirements

General required documents:

  • passport
  • picture
  • bachelor degree (or enrollment certificate when you are in your final year of studies)
  • transcript of records
  • proof of English-language proficiency

Extra documents:

  • motivation letter
  • 2 reference letters (written by an academic)

Chinese nationals:

  • all documents als stated above +
  • APS certificate



The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) participates in many scholarship programmes offering grants to all levels of study (from Bachelor, Master, tp PhD), in various regions, both for short and longer stays.

Detailed Program Facts

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