Universität Hamburg

Integrated Climate System Sciences

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Geosciences
M.Sc.
Degree
20
No. of places
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  31 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


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.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
IELTS
min 6.5
Specification: With a minimum sub score of 6.0 for Listening, Comprehension, Speaking and Writing.
TOEFL iBT
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:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
No. of places available:
20
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

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 sicss@uni-hamburg.de.

Email your application documents in the indicated order above as one pdf to sicss@uni-hamburg.de.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website