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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Integrated Natural Resource Management

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration
English only
Winter semester: 31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Start Dates
Winter Semester: October
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Applicants with foreign admission qualification have to apply via Uni-Assist e.V.
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in a subject that is relevant for understanding the interaction of human societies and natural resources. Degrees obtained in "Natural Sciences and Methods/Technologies of Resource Utilization" (including, for example, the following subjects: agricultural sciences, horticultural sciences, forest sciences, nutritional sciences, environmental sciences, ecology, biology or geography as well as geosciences) or "Social sciences in a broader sense" (including, for example, the following subjects: economics, agricultural economics, horticultural economics, forest economics, ecological economics, environmental economics, resource economics, social science, sociology or political sciences) qualify for the master’s program.

All other applicants must prove that they have received at least 30 ECTS credits in one of the two knowledge areas. Reaching this minimum amount of the ECTS credits is also possible by proving that the competences in the two knowledge areas taken together accumulate to at least 30 ECTS credits.

Applicants must also prove basic knowledge in mathematics (basic knowledge of differential and integral calculus) equivalent to at least 5 ECTS, and methodological knowledge in natural or social sciences (knowledge in at least one area, for example, empirical social research, policy analysis, GIS, statistics, econometrics, geostatistics, and/or biometry) equivalent to at least 5 ECTS.

You can check here the official admission requirements (document in German language).

Work Experience

Qualifications acquired outside of the university in the agricultural- or horticultural sector, amounting to 900 hours. This can be proven by a freeform certification statement, provided by the employer, or certificate issued by the professional instructor or proof of internship issued by the supervising institution, in all cases with a clear indication of the total work hours.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min II-certificate: 1,3
min III-certificate: 3,0
DAAD Language Certificate
min 5 stars in all skills.
DAAD Language Certificate
min B (average), no result worse than C (according to the old rating scale).
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: Grade A.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
Specification: H.
min 75
min 7
min 95
min 1305
Specification: 360 in Speaking and Writing in conjunction with 945 in Listening and Reading.
LCCI Certificates
min Level 3 with Distinction
PTE Academic
min 76
min IV
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Other diplomas
min Deutsches Abitur
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
The English language knowledge can also be proven by ICFE – International Certificate in Financial English, ILEC – International Legal English Certificate, English-language study achievements and examinations amounting to at least 20 ECTS credits or equivalent achievements of equivalent size, or by a previous degree in an English-language school (at least 180 ECTS credits). Applicants whose language of origin is English can also demonstrate compliance with the language level by submitting official documents showing that the applicant learns the language in early childhood without formal instruction as a first language and spent at least eight of the first twelve years of his/her life in a country in which the relevant language is used as the official language.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 02 (German)May 02 (EU)May 02 (Non EU)
In 3 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Applicants with foreign admission qualification have to apply via Uni-Assist e.V.
Application Fee:

For the application via uni-assist: € 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional


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Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website