University of Bayreuth

Environmental Chemistry

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Geosciences
English only
Winter semester:  15 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Required ECTS credits: 180.

The applicant should meet the following requirements:

  1. 20 ECTS in physics, biology, or chemistry.
  2. 20 ECTS in environmental sciences.

If the bachelor's certificate is not yet available, confirmation containing the individual grades for all examinations and courses up to the registration deadline must be submitted, showing that you have completed at least 135 ECTS. The BSc certificate has to be submitted until the end of the 1st semester at the latest.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

An examination grade of 2,5 or better on the German grading scale.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a high school degree, a BSc, or a thesis completed in English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:March 15 (German)March 15 (EU)March 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

You need the following items for your application (all in English):

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Attachments:
    1. The motivation letter (max. 2 pages) explaining specific talents and interests that make you particularly well-suited for the program of study.
    2. A copy of your BSc certificate including confirmation with individual grades for the coursework and examinations completed during the applicant's studies (see previous degree requirements).
    3. Your curriculum vitae CV (in table form, 1 page, including a recent photo).
    4. Evidence of a strong command of English (see language requirements).
    5. If available, evidence of special qualifications (stipends, awards, internships, etc) or interdisciplinary study skills.
    6. If applicable, affirmative action application.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website