University of Göttingen

University of Kassel

Sustainable International Agriculture

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Sustainability, Agribusiness & Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Science
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester: 31 Jan/15 Jun
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 the University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the agricultural science course or in a subject-related field.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Provisional access is granted to anyone who has not yet completed a course of study at the time of application, but who has acquired at least 150 credits in a relevant bachelor's degree program or an equivalent degree program.

The prerequisite for the subject-specific relevance of the preliminary study is proof of achievements in agricultural science in the amount of at least 60 credit points, whereby these must have been achieved in one or more of the following areas: plant sciences, animal sciences, resource management, natural sciences or economic and social sciences.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CEFR English
min C1
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least B.
IELTS
min 6
TOEFL iBT
min 80
TOEFL pBT
min 550
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
UNIcert
min III
ALTE
min Level 4.
TOEIC
min 750
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must have sufficient knowledge of the English language. English language knowledge can also be proven by expert opinion or proofreading examination after stays abroad of at least three months or university language courses in an English-speaking country according to the level of the tests mentioned above, at least two years of study or work in an English-speaking country within the last three years before the receipt of the application for admission, or the successful completion of an English language course. Tests mentioned above must not be more than three years before the application for admission was received.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
directly at the University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


The following documents must be enclosed with the application for admission, which must be uploaded to the university server using the online portal:

  1. The applicant's diploma in certified German or English translation, if the originals are not in English or German; if a certificate of completion is not yet available, a certificate of achievement, credits, and average grade must be submitted.
  2. A tabular curriculum vitae in English with a meaningful description of the educational path.
  3. Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language if the applicant's mother tongue is not English (see language requirements).
  4. A statement as to whether the applicant has successfully, unsuccessfully, or not yet completed a closely related master's degree.
  5. A written description showing the motivation of the applicant for the inclusion of this course and his or her study goals.
  6. If applicable, the specification of up to two university lecturers who should be requested by the university to send a letter of recommendation that provides information about the applicant's academic qualifications.
  7. Where applicable, further documents proving special study-related knowledge or subject-related achievements.

Applications that are not received in full, in due form, or on time are excluded from the further procedure. The submitted documents remain with the university.

If a student makes it believable that he or she is at a disadvantage compared to other applicants due to disability due to the selection process, a suitable disadvantage compensation must be granted by the selection committee upon request.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website