General Information

General Information

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Length of study: 120 credits (ECTS)

Regular length of study: 4 semesters

Start of degree course: enrolment for the degree course is only possible in the winter semester

Teaching language: English and German. The teaching language of the basic modules and the majority of the elective modules is English, so it is possible to study the degree course solely in English.

Combination: none - this course is a one-subject degree course

Costs: no tuition fees, semester fee (currently): € 74.50

Admission requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in the field of landscape ecology or other areas of biology, agriculture and forestry. Applicants who do not meet this requirement can be admitted as special applicants, provided that they have completed their first undergraduate degree course successfully with a clear environmental and nature conservation profile.
  • proven proficiency of English at a level of at least B2 of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”
    (e.g. equivalent to seven years of English lessons at school), further equivalents: FCE, TOEFL (CBT) 213, TOEFL (IBT) 80, TOEFL (PBT) 550, TOEIC 785, IELTS 6.0)

Admission procedure: 

  • the application must be submitted directly to the university
  • application deadline is 15th July for German students