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University of Hohenheim

Landscape Ecology

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Landscape Architecture and Management, Ecology, Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
No. of places
English only
Winter semester: 15 Mar/15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Free / € 1500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Landscape Planning, or a related program.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment


Language Requirements

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

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 6.5
min 233
min 90
min 577
LCCI Certificates
min Level 3
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
Specification: At least "good".
min III
min II
Specification: At least "good".
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven with the German university entrance qualification (HZB) if at least four semesters of English were taken in the higher level (Oberstufe) (average mark of at least 8 points, excluding a separate Abitur examination). Native language English Citizens of the following countries may simply upload their passport as a proof of their English proficiency: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, United States of America, or from Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, or from South American Belize or Guyana. Proof of successful completion of a bachelor’s or a master’s degree program taught in English in one of the countries listed above or in an EU-member-state can also serve as proof.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
No. of places available:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Required documents to be uploaded with the application:

  1. B.Sc. certificate and transcript of academic records in original language, and, if this is not English or German, an official translation to English or German. If your bachelor's studies are not completed yet, the current transcript of records is also acceptable.
  2. Ranking of the final results of your B.Sc. which shows you are part of the best 50% of your cohort - in case your overall grade is not “good” (second class upper) or better, OR a letter of recommendation, preferably by professors from the university which has awarded the degree relevant for admission - in case your overall grade is slightly under “good” (second class upper).
  3. Proof of English proficiency if your first language is not English (see language requirements).
  4. Motivation letter in English language (not more than one page).
  5. Result of the Crop Sciences Pre-test.
  6. Proof of a completed apprenticeship - if available.
  7. Reference letters from employers and/or professors - if available.
  8. In case the applicant has completed a stay abroad for at least 1 month in a country where the local language is different than the native language of the applicant and with the purpose to work or study, the respective documents can be submitted as well
  9. Applicants from China and Vietnam need to provide a certificate of the academic testing center of the German embassy in their country (APS).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website