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University of Hohenheim


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
No. of places
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Free / € 1500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction 
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a profile in one of the following academic fields: agricultural sciences, natural sciences, or business and economics.

Degree programs in the area of ​​Agricultural, Horticultural, or Forestry Sciences will be recognized, such as:

  • Agricultural Biology,
  • Agricultural Sciences,
  • Agricultural Economics,
  • Forestry Sciences,
  • Horticulture,
  • Land Use,
  • Agriculture,
  • Biobased Products and Bioenergy,
  • Environmental Sciences,
  • Wine Business Studies,
  • another three-year bachelor's program in which the subject content was made up of agricultural sciences to at least 50%.

Degree programs in the areas of Natural Sciences and Engineering will be recognized, such as:

  • Agricultural Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Bioengineering,
  • Chemistry,
  • Nutritional Science,
  • Food Technologies,
  • Food Chemistry,
  • Process Engineering.

Degree programs in the area of ​​Business, Economics, and Social Sciences will be recognized, such as:

  • Business Administration,
  • Economics,
  • Business and Economic Sciences,
  • another three-year bachelor's program in which the subject content was made up of economic sciences to at least 50%.

The admission committee may expand the lists of degree programs mentioned.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 year(s).
Required ECTS crеdits: 180.

Work Experience

Completed professional training or work experience in a job requiring professional training (no limitation to certain vocational fiеlds).

GPA (German System) 4.00
GPA Comment

It's not mandatory, but if your GPA is lower than 4.0, you won't get any points during the admission procеss.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 6.5
min 90
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
LCCI Certificates
min Level 3
min 785
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
Specification: At least "good".
min III
min II
Specification: At least "good".
min Level 4
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
No. of places available:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

Online Application. You don’t have to send any documents by post.

  1. Legally certified copy of your undergraduate degree certificate and the transcript of records, including the average grade, of your undergraduate degree. If the average grade is not included in your transcript of records, the Registrar’s Office calculates the arithmetic middle of all grades, which will serve as your average grade. If no certificate is available, please submit a transcript of records covering all your examination results to date, including all grades and the average grade. The final degree certificate must be submitted by December 15th at the latest for the winter semester for which admission has been granted.
  2. Proof of English language proficiency. There are two options to provide proof of sufficient English language skills:
    1. Final degree certificate from a bachelor’s or master’s program insofar as the program was carried out in the English language at a university within the EU, Switzerland, or one of the following countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, or Guyana.
    2. Language certificate (see language requirements).

If available or applicable:

  • Subject-specific academic achievements: Subject-specific academic achievements may improve your place on the ranking list and successfully completed examinations in a bachelor’s program. A total of three achievements can be recognized, but a maximum of two per subject area. Each of the activities listed must be at least 5 ECTS credits. If you have accomplished more than three suitable achievements, please choose three in total.
  • Letter of motivation, written in English, which describes the most important reasons for choosing the study program (maximum of 2 pages and signed by the applicant).
  • Proof of completed professional training.
  • If you have already been registered in a master’s study program, provide proof that the right to take examinations in the study program for which admission is sought or a related study program still exists, and provide proof that you are not currently in an ongoing examination procеdurе.


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