Universität Hamburg

Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Agriculture, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences
M.Sc.
Degree
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:
Uni-Assist
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in marine ecosystem and fisheries sciences from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences at Universität Hamburg, or any other bachelor's degree that provided at least 81 ECTS of foundational coursework in the natural sciences which are comparable to the curriculum of the consecutive bachelor degree marine ecosystem and fishery science at the Universität Hamburg in the following disciplines:

  1. Mathematics (incl. physics and bioinformatics, if available): 6 ECTS.
  2. Chemistry (general; inorganic, organic, physical, and biochemistry): 6 ECTS.
  3. Statistics: 9 ECTS.
  4. Biology (including biological oceanography and fishery science): 60 ECTS.

If you have not received your degree certificate yet, you can submit this by the end of the first semester of your master’s program.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
IELTS
min 5
TOEFL CBT
min 170
TOEFL iBT
min 80
TOEFL pBT
min 500
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a degree from an English language bachelor degree program, university entrance qualification for English speaking universities, six months stay in an English speaking country or seven years of English lessons at a German-language school.

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
Application:
Uni-Assist
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents


Please submit uncertified copies of all documents. For documents not issued in English or German, a certified English or German translation is required.

  1. Signed printout of your online application.
  2. Degree certificate or provisional transcript of records.
  3. If you are still studying when you apply and cannot yet provide a final certificate containing your grades, please submit your current transcript of records confirming your provisional grade point average. You will then need to submit your degree certificate by the end of the first semester of your master’s program.
  4. Optional: please list all further program-specific documents (e.g., module descriptions, TM-BASE cognitive test, etc.).
  5. Optional: higher education entrance eligibility (e.g., Abitur, preliminary review documentation (VPD) from uni-assist, master craftsperson qualification, etc.) as required.
  6. Optional: if proof of foreign language proficiency is required, please indicate that a paper copy of this proof must be provided.

Application address:

Universität Hamburg
Institute for Plant Science and Microbiology
Academic Office
Rene Koenig
Ohnhorststr. 18
D-22609 Hamburg

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website