Study Ecosystem Sciences in Germany: 8 Universities with 9 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 12-06-2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Ecosystem Sciences (or Ecosystem Ecology) is the field that studies all living and non-living components of an ecosystem and their interactions within. It is a multidisciplinary subject with the ultimate goal rely on creating a better understanding of sustainable production of forage, fiber, and fuel, providing water, and articulating the functional processes relating to climate and environment. This means that students will develop a powerful and useful framework for identifying ecological mechanisms that interact with global environmental problems.

Overview

masters
9

Study Programs in English

universities
8

Universities

ranking
5

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (6 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 13,860 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 15 and October 15

Summer Semester

between July 15 and July 15

View all 9 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Ecosystem Sciences

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

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #119, QS World University Rankings #204
#132Times Higher Education Ranking
Universität Hamburg

public University

No. of Students: approx. 43,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300, QS World University Rankings #214
#172Times Higher Education Ranking
Technische Universität Dresden

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 29,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #194, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300

Tuition Fees

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6
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2
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3 English Degree Programs for Ecosystem Sciences 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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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects
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Become an expert on how chemicals pollute the environmentBecome a certified Environmental Risk AssessorChoose two exciting specialization areas

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)
44.4% local admission restriction (local NC)
55.6% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

55.6% directly at University
11.1% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
33.3% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Ecosystem Sciences 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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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects
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Become an expert on how chemicals pollute the environmentBecome a certified Environmental Risk AssessorChoose two exciting specialization areas

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

3 English Degree Programs for Ecosystem Sciences 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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Master the understanding of biological resourcesOption to complete a Double Degree ProgramParticipate in applied research projects
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Become an expert on how chemicals pollute the environmentBecome a certified Environmental Risk AssessorChoose two exciting specialization areas

Program Features

3-16 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

77.8%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

22.2%

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

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Justus Liebig University Giessen

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 4,595 - € 13,860

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

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

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Technische Universität Dresden

public Technical University · No. of Students: 29,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde

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

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

University of Duisburg-Essen

public University · No. of Students: 41,000

Program Fees: € 1,350 - € 3,500

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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