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Study Sustainability in Germany: 63 Universities with 94 English Degree Programs

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

Overview

masters
94

Study Programs in English

universities
63

Universities

ranking
20

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (47 programs for EU citizens, 41 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 24,000 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between July 15 and June 30

Summer Semester

between July 15 and May 31

View all 94 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Sustainability

#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 42,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52

Tuition Fees

47
41
9
9
21
20

Webinar Video

Duration: 81 min

Study Environmental Sciences & Sustainability in Germany | Webinar with Leuphana University Lüneburg & Nuertingen-Geislingen University (2021)

This video is a recording of the webinar "Study Environmental Sciences & Sustainability in Germany" from March 17, 2021.

We were happy to welcome two public German universities as our special guests:

  1. Leuphana University Lüneburg: M.Sc. Sustainability Science
    presented by Prof. Dr. Thomas Schomerus (Professor of Public Law, in particular Energy- and Environmental Law)
  2. Nuertingen-Geislingen University: M.Sc. Sustainable Mobilities presented by Gisela Zimmermann (International Office, Study Abroad Advisor) 

5 English Degree Programs for Sustainability in Germany

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Become an expert in international social sciences with special emphasis on developmentTake part in an internship at an international development organizationEnjoy comfortable campus life at Friedensau
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Become an expert in development studiesFlexibility: Study completely online or online + live workshops in the Ivory CoastStudy while you work
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Become an expert in international social sciences with special emphasis on developmentTake part in an internship at an international development organizationEnjoy comfortable campus life at Friedensau
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Be part of a chemistry program highly focused on materials and processesBe part of a top university of technologyParticipate in a highly international university and study program
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Learn three critical subjects in one master’s programChoose your track: Entrepreneurship or Corporate TrackGet first-hand practical experience during this Professional Master’s Program

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
20.2% local admission restriction (local NC)
31.9% no admission restriction
47.9% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

70.2% directly at University
24.5% via uni-assist

5 English Degree Programs for Sustainability 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 aviation managementBe part of a network of professionals in the aviation industryStudy in Frankfurt, a major aviation hub
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Cutting-edge topics in tourism and sustainabilityIntern with a tourism-related companyBroaden your horizons and spend one semester abroad
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Learn unique aspects of sustainable chemistryStudy in cooperation with the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative CenterBenefit from the program’s blended learning format
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Master the art of managing chemistry in a sustainable wayBecome a top manager with a sustainable view of chemistryBenefit from the blended learning format of this program

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

61 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (16 programs )

Maximum:

7.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

110 (1 program )

Maximum:

FCE Grade A (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (1 program )

Maximum:

110 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (16 programs )

Maximum:

FCE Grade A (1 program )

5 English Degree Programs for Sustainability 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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Creativity and sustainability: A thriving sectorAMD: Over 30 years promoting fashion and designStudy and live in Berlin, Germany's buzzing capital
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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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Combine business expertise with agricultural and nutritional sciencesHands-on programComplete an internship or do a semester abroad
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A unique program - Natural sciences, engineering, economics, and ITHands-on program to solve real-world problemsComplete an internship or study a semester abroad

Program Features

2-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Professional Master

Beginning

Winter intake

69.1%

Summer intake

6.4%

Winter & Summer intake

19.1%
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List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Sustainability

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AMD Academy Fashion & Design

private (state-approved) Academy of Fine Arts · No. of Students: 1,600

Program Fees: € 4,650 - € 4,950

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 6,900

Program Fees: € 2,000 - € 4,000

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)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,200

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

bbw University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,200

Program Fees: € 3,570

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

Bremen University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,600

Program Fees: € 7,200

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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