Apa yang akan saya pelajari?

The Biodiversity and Sustainability master specialisation aims to discuss and answer societal relevant biological questions.

What does this master’s programme entail?

The critical importance of biodiversity and the services provided by nature for our society is increasingly endorsed by national and international conventions. However, to implement the right policy measures for creating a sustainable society, a much better understanding of the biological processes involved is essential. By using ‘sustainability’ as a guiding principle, the programme provides you with an academic attitude by stimulating reflective, independent and creative thinking to support, conserve and manage biodiversity and sustainable ecosystem services.

Why study Biodiversity and Sustainability at Leiden University?

  • The Biodiversity and Sustainability specialisation provides you with research training with a particular focus on biodiversity and sustainability where you discuss and answer societal relevant biological questions.
  • You are taken up as a member of our institute thus providing you with an ideal environment where you can learn science by doing with both junior and senior scientists.
  • Many possibilities for interesting research projects such as optimizing ecosystem functioning and biodiversity for a sustainable society or determine the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem stability.

Biodiversity and Sustainability: the right master’s programme for you?

The master’s specialisation Biodiversity and Sustainability is a good match if you are a student with a BSc background in Biology or equivalent, and when you’re interested in subjects such as the biological processes in relation with the environment and ecology.

Career prospects

With an MSc in Biology you are well prepared for future jobs in research or industry. After your graduation you can pursue a PhD career or a career as a researcher, focusing on groundbreaking research on sustainability, at universities and research institutes.


The research specialisations prepare you for a PhD programme and/or research positions at universities or research institutes, or for positions at governmental organisations and industry, such as consultancy agencies and bioscience-based companies. Some students start their own company.

Approximately half of our graduates choose a career in scientific research, many as a PhD student. Universities, research institutes, and medical centres are the major employers. Other alumni work at consultancy agencies or in the public domain as policy-makers, science communicators or teachers. Graduates also occupy management positions or have project responsibilities in a wide variety of commercial and non-commercial sectors, from bioscience-based companies to environmental management agencies. Some students even start their own company.

Saya termasuk departemen apa?

Faculty of Science

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (2 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
€18.300,00 (Rp 295.556.761) per tahun

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Batas akhir pendaftaran

Direncanakan April 2021

Rincian lainnya

Tanggal mulai

1 September 2020


Leiden University

Rapenburg 70,



2311, Netherlands

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Indonesia

Applicants need a BA or BSc degree (or equivalent) to be admitted to any of Leiden University’s master’s programmes. English-language proficiency: IELTS - 6.0; Toefl (internet based): 80 (component score: 20); Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE), or C1 Advanced (CAE): Cambridge component score of 169.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

  • Students holding the BSc degree in Biology from Leiden University are directly admissible to the programme. For all other candidates, The Board of Admissions judges each application individually based on content of the BSc curriculum and on the grades obtained previously. As a guideline, hbo students should have obtained their BSc degree with an average final grade of at least 7.5.
  • IELTS: minimum 6.5 (minimum score on each subtest: 6.0)
  • TOEFL: internet based 90 (minimum score on each subtest: 20).
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), minimum grade C

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Tentang universitas ini

Perluas wawasan dengan lebih dari 50 program S1 atau 79 S2 di Leiden University di kota-kota bersejarah yang indah di Leiden dan The Haque.

  • Leiden University – reputasi unggul selama hampir 450 tahun
  • Wawasan internasional; organisasi mahasiswa multibudaya
  • Penelitian bereputasi global dan bermanfaat sosial
  • Program bereputasi tinggi – prospek karir yang lebih baik