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Admissions to Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources

The steps to the Master's programme in Environment and Natural Resources

Step 1 - Bachelor's degree

You need a Bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, a related field or an equivalent degree.

Step 2 - MRU and research unit

You need to decide on one of our three Master Research Units (MRU). Within the MRU you choose a research unit in which you complete your Master Studio (Project Work 1 and 2 as well as Master Thesis).

Information on the possible subjects and research units can be found on the website of the respective MRU. Please note that the places for students in the research units are limited. It is recommended to register as soon as you have made your decisions.

When you register, you will be asked to submit a letter of motivation. Please specify in this document which MRU and which research group (1st and 2nd priority) you have chosen.

Step 3 - Registration

You apply online: Registration

Please mention the selected MRU and research group in your letter of motivation so that we can organise the suitability assessment (4th step) for you.

Step 4 - Suitability assessment

After the registration, you will be invited to an interview, which will focus

  • on the admission to studies (specific professional competencies for the selected MRU, study ability and motivation).
  • necessary requirements in the case of Bachelor's Degree in unrelated fields l
  • language competence in English and German (for at least one of the two languages level C1, for the second level sufficient knowledge)

This assessment decides on your definitive admission to the Master's programme. About your final admission you will be informed as soon as possible after the assessment.