Study Remote Sensing in Germany: 12 Universities with 13 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Remote sensing has increasingly gotten more relevant in the modern information society, ranging from concrete applications in the military, intelligence, commercial and humanitarian sectors to more academic fields such as ecology, geology, hydrology, and meteorology, among others. Students of this subject learn the necessary techniques and methodologies necessary for gathering information about a phenomenon without physical contact with it, making this a promising career in a data-driven world that is always demanding accurate and complete information.

 

Overview

masters
13

Study Programs in English

universities
12

Universities

ranking
9

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (11 programs for EU citizens, 7 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 6,000 per semester (11 programs for EU citizens, 1 program for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 31 and August 31

Summer Semester

between May 31 and July 15

View all 13 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Remote Sensing

#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 6,000 (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

Tuition Fees

11
7
3
0
0
1

3 English Degree Programs for Remote Sensing in Germany

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)
53.8% local admission restriction (local NC)
23.1% no admission restriction
23.1% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

53.8% directly at University
7.7% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
38.5% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Remote Sensing in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

71 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

71 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

3 English Degree Programs for Remote Sensing in Germany

Program Features

3-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

61.5%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

38.5%

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

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HafenCity University Hamburg

public University · No. of Students: 2,400

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart - University of Applied Sciences

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

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

public Technical University · No. of Students: 22,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Leibniz Universität Hannover

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

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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