Study Ecology in Germany: 24 Universities with 31 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-27-2024 | 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
31

Study Programs in English

universities
24

Universities

ranking
18

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (26 programs for EU citizens, 22 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 5,333 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between February 28 and February 15

Summer Semester

between April 15 and August 15

View all 31 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 - € 4,000 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#89Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #168
#101-150Times Higher Education Young University Rankings
Rhineland-Palatinate Technical University Kaiserslautern-Landau

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 20,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #1401+, Times Higher Education Ranking #601-800

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Ecology in Germany

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Become an expert on how chemicals pollute the environmentBecome a certified Environmental Risk AssessorChoose two exciting specialization areas
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Become an expert in Sustainability and Risk ManagementBet on your own futureStudy in the heart of Lower Saxony

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)
29% local admission restriction (local NC)
48.4% no admission restriction
22.6% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

51.6% directly at University
9.7% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
38.7% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Ecology in Germany

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Become an expert in Life Science ManagementBuild your management skillsLive in the “Health Capital” of Germany
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Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

Maximum:

95 (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (3 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (3 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (5 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (3 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Ecology in Germany

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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 Business Administration

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

80.6%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

19.4%

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: € 850

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 2,100

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 14,000

Program Fees: € 5,333

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

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