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Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

Environmental and Resource Managеmеnt

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Management
English only
Winter semester: 15 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
International applicants with a foreign master entrance qualification must apply via Uni-Assist.
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) whose teaching contents feature sufficient basic knowledge in the fields of the natural sciences, the environmental sciences, engineering, or socio-economics.

The benchmark for determining whether this requirement is met is sufficient relevant completed modules from a qualified academic degree for the selected discipline:

  • Environmental Sciences (e.g. biology, ecology, soil science, climatology, agronomy, forestry, water management, hydrology, geology).
  • Environmental Economics, Planning, and Law (e.g. environmental economics, environmental law, environmental planning, agricultural economics, operational environmental management, environmental policy, development economics, environmental governance).
  • Environmental Engineering (e.g. environmental technology, process and plant technology, processing technology, recycling management, hydraulic engineering, water technology, sewage and irrigation technology, biotechnologies).

And the module contents of the bachelor’s program in ERM (for all disciplinеs).

Language Requirements

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

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least B.
min 6
min 79
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
min II
min 550
min 213
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
Only valid certificates are recognized, "medium of instruction certificates" and any kind of expired tests are not accepted. Applicants who have acquired their higher education entrance qualification in Germany or at a German school abroad can also submit a certificate of higher education entrance qualification, which shows English language skills at least at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants with a higher education entrance qualification from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Great Britain incl. Northern Ireland or the United States of America do not have to submit separate proof of English language skills. Also, applicants who completed a secondary-level degree in English in Germany or in one of the above-mentioned countries are exempted from presenting a formal English language certificate.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

In 12 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
International applicants with a foreign master entrance qualification must apply via Uni-Assist.
Application Fee:

For the application via Uni-Assist: € 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Application Documents

  1. Copies of your certificates in the original language - and additionally in sworn translation in German or English). Depending on the type of degree and country of origin, additional certificates may also have to be submitted.
  2. Up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  3. Copy of passport/official personal identification.
  4. Copy of a valid residence permit for Germany, if available.
  5. Proof of language skills (see language requirements).

Good to know: Submit all certificates in their entirety: including the diploma certificate as well as the overview of subjects and grades. You must not omit any parts of the certificate (such as a diploma supplement or single pages.

Additionally for furthering education master study programs: Proof of at least one year of professional employmеnt.


Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

Further Information

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