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University of Duisburg-Essen

Transnational Ecosystem-Based Water Management

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Business Administration, Geosciences, Hydrology, Water Management, Ecosystem Sciences
English only
Application open all year
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
€ 1350 / € 3500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The current fees and costs for EU students during the regular study period (2 years = 4 semesters) sum up to about 5,400 €. Non-EU students are charged a total of around 14,000 € (exact costs not know yet) for the regular study period.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in environmental sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, water sciences, landscape ecology, civil engineering, water management, or land management.

Language Requirements

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

min 6.5
min 90
min 575
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least C.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Students from non-EEA countries (see below) are charged an application fee of 75 € at Radboud University Nijmegen, which has to be paid prior to or in parallel with the application. Your application will not be considered without having paid this fee. The application fee is refundable and will be reimbursed after successful enrolment at RU.

Application Documents

The following documents must be provided:

  1. Statement of motivation for studying TWM (maximum length: two pages).
  2. Certificates of the relevant (eligible) academic degree (copy); an English translation prepared by an officially-registered translator will be necessary in case the certificate is not in English, German or Dutch language.
  3. Copies of all transcripts or other academic records that give proof of the undergraduate studies including credits and grades achieved in every single subject; an English translation prepared by an officially-registered translator will be necessary in case the certificate is not in English, German or Dutch language.
  4. Two photographs.
  5. Copy of the passport.
  6. Copy of English language proficiency certificate(s) (see language requirements).
  7. A CV (European format).

Send your application form and all required documents to one of  the following addresses.

To start the summer term at the University of Duisburg-Essen:
Universität Duisburg-Essen
ZWU - Mrs. Heike Todenhöfer
Universitätsstr. 2
45141 Essen
Phone: +49 (0) 201 183-3523

To start the winter term at Radboud University Nijmegen:
Central Students’ Office
Radboud University Nijmegen
Dienst Studentenzaken
P.O. Box 9102
6500 HC Nijmegen
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0) 24 361 2345


University of Duisburg-Essen

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website