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University of Bayreuth

Experimental Geoscienсеs

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Geochemistry
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jun
Summer semester: 15 Dec
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor of Science (or equivalent) in a natural science or a related engineering field is required.

Demonstration that during the applicant‘s study course work in physics/geophysics (minimum of 8 credit points) and in chemistry/geochemistry (minimum of 8 credit points) has been performеd.

GPA (German System) 2.50
GPA Comment

At least a grade of 2.5 (German grading systеm).

Language Requirements

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

CEFR 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, a thesis completed in English, or an English language certificate.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

For an application, the following material must be submitted:

  1. Application form (application.pdf).
  2. Official B.Sc. (or equivalent) degree certificate.
  3. Official transcript of B.Sc. studies with a list of courses taken and grades obtained.
  4. If the B.Sc. is obtained only between the application date and the start of the M.Sc. studies, an official certificate of the classes attended and the grades must be provided. The B.Sc. certificate must be presented when registering for the program.
  5. Demonstration that during the applicant‘s study coursework in physics/geophysics (minimum of 8 credit points) and chemistry/geochemistry (minimum of 8 credit points) has been performed.
  6. CV in tabulated form.
  7. Evidence of strong command of English (see language requirements).
  8. A statement explaining your interest in studying 'Experimental Geosciences', not to exceed 2 pages (12pt font, in English).
  9. Contact information for a letter of reference by a former supervisοr.


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Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website