Universität Hamburg

Integrated Climate System Sciences

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Geosciences
No. of places
English only
Winter semester: 31 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a subject related to climate system sciences such as meteorology, oceanography, environmental physics, or other Earth system sciences. Demonstrated skills in mathematics and physics equivalent to approximately 90 CP (1 CP equals 30 hours of study) is also required. Admission of applicants with less than 90 CPs is subject to individual evaluation.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 6.5
Specification: With a minimum sub score of 6.0 for Listening, Comprehension, Speaking and Writing.
min 90
Specification: With a minimum sub score of 20 for Listening, Comprehension, Speaking and Writing.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a bachelor's or master's degree in which the language of instruction was English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

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

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
No. of places available:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Documents for a complete application:

  1. Signed printout of the online application form (the online application is only possible during the application period).
  2. Letter of motivation (up to two pages).
  3. Curriculum vitae (up to two pages, photo optional).
  4. A list of mathematical and physical courses incl. credit points and grades (template).
  5. English certificate(s) (simple copy). See language requirements.
  6. B.Sc. certificate, or if not available an up-to-date transcript of records of all examinations taken, including your average grade to date (simple copy).
  7. Higher education (university) entrance qualification certificate (e.g. Abitur certificate, High School diploma) (simple copy).
  8. If available, a summary of the B.Sc. thesis in English.
  9. If available, B.Sc. thesis in English as pdf via email to [email protected]

Email your application documents in the indicated order above as one pdf to [email protected]

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website