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Study Animal Science in Germany: 9 Universities with 11 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-21-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Animal Science and Breeding, the study of the biology of animals controlled by humankind and their reproduction, is one of the most ancient "subjects" on this list. A degree program in Germany allows you to take a scientific approach to this time-honored human endeavor and learn how animals and their responsible use can help the earth's population both now and in the future. With an increasing focus on sustainability and how technology can increase efficiency and well-being for both animals and humans, and need for highly-educated professionals in the field, there has never been a better time to enter the field of Animal Science!

Overview

masters
11

Study Programs in English

universities
9

Universities

ranking
6

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (9 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 6,650 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 15 and February 15

Summer Semester

between July 15 and July 15

View all 11 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Animal Science

#101-150Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Göttingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,500 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #119, QS World University Rankings #204
#108Times Higher Education Ranking
RWTH Aachen University

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 48,000 students

Program Fees: € 6,650 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #165, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300
#197Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Hohenheim

public University

No. of Students: approx. 8,400 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #601-650, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #901-1000
#201-250Times Higher Education Ranking
Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University

No. of Students: approx. 17,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #344, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #401-500
#201-300Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
Kiel University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #251-300, QS World University Rankings #494

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Animal Science in Germany

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Unravel the Genomic RevolutionMeet a Growing Demand of the FutureThrive in a Renowned Faculty
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Combine business expertise with agricultural and nutritional sciencesHands-on programComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
18.2% local admission restriction (local NC)
63.6% no admission restriction
18.2% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

54.5% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
45.5% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Animal Science in Germany

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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects
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Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (1 program )

Minimum:

80 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

80 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Animal Science in Germany

Program Features

3-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

81.8%

Summer intake

9.1%

Winter & Summer intake

9.1%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Animal Science

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Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Justus Liebig University Giessen

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Kiel University

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 7,500

Program Fees: € 0

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

RWTH Aachen University

public Technical University · No. of Students: 48,000

Program Fees: € 6,650

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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