Study Ecology in Germany: 16 Universities with 19 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2023/2024)

Updated: 02-05-2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Ecology concerns the study of all living organisms and their physical environment, considering them at the individual, population, community, ecosystem and biosphere level. Because is a branch of biology, students may expect to learn notions genetics, biogeography, ethology and even natural history. All of this creates a very important background with possible applications to natural resource management, urban planning, bio economics and general applied sciences.

Overview

masters
19

Study Programs in English

universities
16

Universities

ranking
14

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (17 programs for EU citizens, 15 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 4,500 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between February 28 and October 15

Summer Semester

between May 31 and August 15

View all 19 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Ecology

#32Times Higher Education Ranking
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University

No. of Students: approx. 51,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #48, QS World University Rankings #64
#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#78Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #177

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Ecology in Germany

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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD
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A unique program aimed at revolutionizing agricultureTake advantage of national and international excursionsComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
26.3% local admission restriction (local NC)
52.6% no admission restriction
21.1% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

63.2% directly at University
5.3% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
31.6% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Ecology in Germany

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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD
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A unique program aimed at revolutionizing agricultureTake advantage of national and international excursionsComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (5 programs )

Minimum:

75 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (5 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

75 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Ecology in Germany

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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD
program image
A unique program aimed at revolutionizing agricultureTake advantage of national and international excursionsComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects

Program Features

3-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

78.9%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

21.1%

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

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Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,100

Program Fees: € 500 - € 586

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

Kiel University

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

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