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Study Sustainability in Germany: 41 Universities with 62 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2021/2022)

Overview

masters
62

Study Programs in English

universities
41

Universities

ranking
17

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (35 programs for EU citizens, 30 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

8,000 € per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between June 30 and June 15

Summer Semester

between July 15 and May 31

View all 62 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Sustainability

#43Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 41,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #61
#86Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Freiburg

public University

No. of Students: approx. 24,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #101-150, QS World University Rankings #186
#99Times Higher Education Ranking
RWTH Aachen University

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 46,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #144, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300

Tuition Fees

35
30
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5
16
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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) 

5 English Degree Programs for Sustainability in Germany

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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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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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Double Degree Jointly offered by Leuphana University and the University of Groningen in the NetherlandsUnique Mix: Psychology + SustainabilityGreat career options as a one-of-a-kind-specialist
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A unique program to learn about smart and sustainable mobilityStudy in a modern and sustainable University of Applied SciencesBenefit from the international exchange with partner universities
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Learn about vital topics related to sustainable building and constructionGreat career optionsGain experience cooperating with industrial partners

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

21 programs

7 programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
30.6% local admission restriction (local NC)
19.4% no admission restriction
50% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

67.7% directly at University
25.8% via Uni-Assist

4 English Degree Programs for Sustainability in Germany

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Combine classic business administration with cutting-edge topicsStudy or work abroad for one semesterUse research to solve challenging puzzles in doctoral studies
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This interdisciplinary program incorporates natural sciences and a humanities perspective.Leuphana University is one of Europe’s leading institutions in sustainabilityBroad career options
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Research and teaching hand in handLive in the “Green City” and campusCooperation with research institutions
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Interlink business and sustainabilityFollow a career in business or academiaLive in a vibrant and sustainable metropolis

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

61 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (11 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) (11 programs )

Maximum:

FCE Grade A (1 program )

6 English Degree Programs for Sustainability in Germany

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

Beginning

Winter intake

74.2%

Summer intake

11.3%

Winter & Summer intake

12.9%
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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: 4,350 €

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: 474 € - 4,000 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Bremen University of Applied Sciences

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 8,600

Program Fees: 7,200 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

CBS International Business School

private (state-approved) University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 1,800

Program Fees: 5,310 € - 7,530 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 8,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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