Universität Hamburg

Polar and Marine Sciences (POMOR)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Marine Sciences and Oceanography
No. of places
English only
Not specified
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) preferably in the natural sciences.

Language Requirements

Additional information:
It is essential that your English language skills are good enough for you to undertake an intensive and challenging academic course that is taught and examined in English. As a result you will be asked to meet a specific English language requirement. An international/national certificate or a written confirmation from your university about your English proficiency (min. upper intermediate) is a must.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:March 01 (German)March 01 (EU)March 01 (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

Needed documents:

  1. Personal application.
  2. ID.
  3. 2 Photographs 3*4 cm.
  4. Degree certificate.
  5. Medical attest, if applicable.

Non-Russian citizens need as well:

  1. Legalized degree certificate with supplement.
  2. Certified translation of the degree certificate.
  3. A copy of the Russian visa (purpose: study at the SPbU).
  4. A copy of the migration card.
  5. A signed copy of the «Rules of Stay in the Russian Federation for Non-Russian Citizens».

Non-Russian citizens applying for state-funded study places have to submit the following documents:

  1. Application for admission to an educational program of the appropriate level in the format established by the Admissions Committee (filled in upon registration for the Personal Account).
  2. A questionnaire for your participation in the competition filled in block letters and provided with a color photo.
  3. A copy of your ID (your passport should be valid for at least 18 months after the beginning of the planned study period).
  4. A medical certificate on the absence of contraindication against studying.
  5. A medical certificate on the absence of the HIV virus and AIDS.
  6. The original or a copy of your degree certificate with supplements.
  7. 4 Photographs 3*4 cm.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website