Universität Hamburg

Wood Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
English only
Winter semester: 31 Mar
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) in wood science or bio-resource management from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences at Universität Hamburg, or any other bachelor's degree, provided that at least 75 ECTS credits equivalent to the bachelor of science bio-resource management are verified.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 5
min 170
min 80
min 500
min B2 First (FCE)
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a degree from an English language bachelor degree program, university entrance certificate in English, or a verified stay in a foreign English speaking country for at least 1 year.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:February 15 (German)February 15 (EU)February 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

You have to submit the following documents to applicate for a place in this master program:

  1. Application form: you have to fill in the form online via STiNE. Print it out and send it together with the other required documents (see below) to the application address announced at the bottom. Please do not forget to sign the application form.

Applicants who have finished their graduate degree before March 31th have to send the following documents in addition to their application form:

  1. Certificates of the bachelor's degree.
  2. In the case that modules, courses, and examinations are not listed in the certificate you have to add a "transcript of records".
  3. English language certificate (see language requirements).
  4. Certificate of additional qualification relating to the master's program.

Applicants who are in the final stage of their bachelor without a certificate of the bachelor's degree, have to send the following documents in addition to their application form:

  1. An official "transcript of records" where modules, courses, and examinations are listed and a preliminary overall grade has been given.
  2. Applications can only be considered if you can prove that you are able to complete your bachelor's degree until the end of the first semester of the master Wood Science while studying the modules provided for the first semester of the master Wood Science.
  3. English language certificate (see language requirements).

Application mail address:

University of Hamburg
Institute of Plant Science and Microbiology
Academic Office Biology
Dr. Bernhard Kenter
Ohnhorststr. 18
D-22609 Hamburg
[email protected]

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website