University of Göttingen

International Master of Science in Soils and Global Change [Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program]

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Geosciences, Global & European Studies, Crop and Soil Management
English only
Winter semester: 28 Feb/31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 2250 / € 4500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
For Program Country Students (EU + former Yugoslav; Republic of Northern Macedonia; Iceland; Liechtenstein; Norway; Turkey) the participation costs are 4,500 €/year. For other nationalities (Partner Countries) the cost is set at 9,000 €/year.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in pure or applied sciences (e.g., chemistry, biology, geology, civil or agricultural engineering, environmental or agricultural sciences, etc).

Required ECTS credits: 180.

Sufficient academic knowledge (at least 40 ECTS in total) in natural sciences is required, where natural sciences are specified as physics, chemistry, maths, ecology, biology, geography, environmental sciences, and agricultural sciences.

Language Requirements

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

min 90
min 6.5
Specification: With a min. of 6 for writing.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Language of instruction is not accepted as a proof of English language proficiency, except for applicants who have obtained a bachelor's and/or master's degree in a higher education institute of a country with English as the official language and with English as only mode of instruction (Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Australian Territories, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Cook Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Great Britain, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Isle of Man, Ireland, Jamaica, Jersey, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, New-Zealand, Nigeria, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, South-Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, United States of America, United Kingdom Overseas Territories, US Territories, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe).

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

You will need a pdf of your: passport, CV, diploma (or certificate of enrolment), transcript of records, motivation letter & 2 reference letters.

Scholarship-seeking students: a complete file at scholarship selection time (otherwise: not eligible for a scholarship!) is needed, thus:

  1. You must submit a BSc-diploma + Transcript of Records, in English, translated by a sworn translator, or by your University before March 1st. Minimally the Transcript of Records is needed.
  2. Your language certificate (if needed) must be submitted before March 1st.

Students that do not apply for a scholarship: a complete file at enrolment time is needed, thus:

  1. If you are graduating in the summer you can also apply with a certificate of graduation/certificate of enrollment.
  2. Your language certificate (if needed) must be submitted before September 1st.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website