Kiel University

Environmental and Resource Economics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Economics, Environmental Studies, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180

In the 180 credit points, the following needs to be contained:

  1. 35 credit points from courses on principles of economics (i.e., courses on microeconomic theory and courses on macroeconomic theory) with no overlapping in substance and from courses on quantitative methods with no overlapping in substance.
  2. 10 credit points from microeconomic theory.
  3. 5 credit points from macroeconomic theory.
  4. 10 credit points from quantitative methods (analysis, algebra, statistics, and econometrics).

Concerning content and comparability, an official module manual has to be submitted, either in German or English. In case of unavailability of an official manual, module descriptions approved by the offering institution of higher education are accepted. It is also allowed to provide a link to an official online handbook.

Admission requirements can be found here

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

Applicants with a minimum overall grade of 3.0 may also be eligible for the Master's program in Environmental and Resource Economics if the weighted average grade (weighted with the credit points) from courses in economics and on quantitative methods is at least 2.5.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 550
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven in particular by the school report (at least four years of schooling, graduation with at least the school grade satisfactory [07]), or by the completion of an English-language bachelor's degree.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

In 10 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website