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Study Sustainability in Germany: 101 Universities with 191 English Degree Programs

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

Overview

masters
191

Study Programs in English

universities
101

Universities

ranking
33

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (119 programs for EU citizens, 92 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 13,500 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 November 20

View all 191 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Sustainability

#21QS Online MBA Rankings: Europe
IU International University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences

No. of Students: approx. 100,000 students

Program Fees: € 2,394 - € 3,498 (per semester)

#29SCM Journal List Ranking
Kühne Logistics University

private (state-approved) University

No. of Students: approx. 400 students

Program Fees: € 7,467 (per semester)

#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
#51-100 By SubjectQS World University Rankings
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

public University

No. of Students: approx. 3,700 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

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

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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) 

3 English Degree Programs for Sustainability in Germany

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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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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)
31.9% local admission restriction (local NC)
35.1% no admission restriction
33% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

64.9% directly at University
11% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
26.7% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Sustainability in Germany

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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
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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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Learn unique aspects of sustainable chemistryStudy in cooperation with the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative CenterBenefit from the program’s blended learning format

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

61 (3 programs )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

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 (3 programs )

Maximum:

110 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

FCE Grade A (1 program )

3 English Degree Programs for Sustainability in Germany

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Become an expert in Sustainability and Risk ManagementBet on your own futureStudy in the heart of Lower Saxony
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Learn to Address Global ChallengesStrong Industry ConnectionsBecome a Leader of Tomorrow
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Be part of the Center for Sustainable Development (IZNE) while learning vital aspects of corporate social responsibilityEnjoy flexible study schedulesStudy close to an international hub for CSR

Program Features

2-18 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

Master of Business Law

Beginning

Winter intake

66%

Summer intake

5.2%

Winter & Summer intake

27.7%
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List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Sustainability

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accadis Hochschule Bad Homburg - University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 550

Program Fees: € 5,700

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Albstadt-Sigmaringen University

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 0

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

AMD Academy Fashion & Design

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

Program Fees: € 4,770 - € 5,190

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

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

Program Fees: € 0 - € 4,000

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,800

Program Fees: € 0

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

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